Former Beatle John Lennon was shot by a misled fan in 1980. But the legacy of this multifaceted artist still lives on. Not only in his hometown of Liverpool but in the hearts of his family and fans around the world.
Best known as the Beatles bassist, McCartney's long career has made him one of the most successful musicians and composers in the pop music industry. Here's a look at his many accomplishments.
A band's name is its trademark. And many superstar bands had early names which - luckily - no one can remember today. Have you ever heard of Pectoralz or The Quarrymen?
Kraftwerk expertly mixed an electronic sound with a human touch. Former member Karl Bartos tells DW how the unique ensemble wrote its music before computers went mainstream - and why cycling hurt their style.
The album is regarded as a pop culture milestone and the soundtrack to the hippie movement. Still steeped in musical folklore, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" continues to inspire subsequent musical generations.
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