Wednesday, August 7 2013
Though a mixed bag, Lucy in the Mind of Lennon prompts some interesting questions about the interplay between art and scientific inquiry.
Tuesday, July 16 2013
For a story of this scope there’s neither a moment or word wasted, nor is there seemingly any stone unturned. Bravo to Shipton for not only giving us the first Nilsson biography, and maybe the only one we'll ever need.
Thursday, July 11 2013
Harry Nilsson's take on the Ben E. King classic never fails to bring a lump to my throat.
Wednesday, June 12 2013
You're so vain but this song is about you.
Wednesday, October 19 2011
Creative geniuses don’t succeed despite their flaws, they succeed because they are flawed.
Friday, October 7 2011
Though we instantly identify him with such hits as “Help!”, “I Am the Walrus”, “Imagine”, “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)”, and more, let’s look at seven of his lesser-known songs.
Thursday, July 7 2011
Let’s take a look at some of the career highlights of one of the most well known drummers in music history.
Wednesday, June 22 2011
When he wasn’t collaborating with wife Linda, working in Wings, doing a duet, or disguised as the Fireman, Paul McCartney was going at it alone post-Beatles. In honor of his 69th birthday and the recent reissues of McCartney and McCartney II, here’s a look at his best solo work.
Monday, February 21 2011
Dubbed “the quiet one”, George Harrison contributed some of the Beatles best work and continued on to an impressive solo career. He died far too soon, but the world still has a lifetime of his work to admire and enjoy.
Thursday, December 16 2010
John Lennon agonized over his snapshot of youth seen through the glass hazily, and with the final touches of the indispensable George Martin, saw his simple reminiscence mutate into the surreal sound-bomb it remains today.