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Monday, November 10 2014

In His Own Write: John Lennon’s Life in Lyrics

More so than any other member of the Beatles, John Lennon wrote about himself. Through his songwriting, he described nearly every aspect of his personal life in a way that no professional biographer could.


Thursday, July 10 2014

In ‘A Hard Day’s Night’, Trifle Becomes Transcendent

Silly plot aside, the real attraction to A Hard Day’s Night is the music and the way it is presented.


Wednesday, August 7 2013

‘Lucy in the Mind of Lennon’ Attempts to Psychoanalyze Art

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

Alyn Shipton’s ‘Nilsson’ Is a Perfect Portrait of an Imperfect Man

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 - “Save the Last Dance For Me”

Harry Nilsson's take on the Ben E. King classic never fails to bring a lump to my throat.


Wednesday, June 12 2013

The Top Eight Songs About Other Famous People

You're so vain but this song is about you.


Wednesday, October 19 2011

Geniuses Are People, Too

Creative geniuses don’t succeed despite their flaws, they succeed because they are flawed.


Friday, October 7 2011

Celebrating John Lennon’s 71st Birthday With Seven Underrated Songs

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

Ringo Starr’s 71st Birthday: A Life In Videos

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

The 12 Most Memorable Paul McCartney Solo Songs

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.


Celebrating 68 years of George Harrison (Mixed Media) [21.Feb.11]
Celebrating 70 Years of John Lennon (Mixed Media) [7.Oct.10]
The Continuing Legacy of Buddy Holly (Mixed Media) [28.Sep.10]
Paul McCartney - “Teddy Boy” (Sound Affects) [26.Jul.10]
Celebrating 68 Years of Paul McCartney (Mixed Media) [18.Jun.10]
Evolution of a Song: “Rave On” (Mixed Media) [4.Feb.10]
The Day The Music Died, Redux (Sound Affects) [15.Dec.09]
Rosie & the Originals - “Angel Baby” (Sound Affects) [7.Oct.09]
John Lennon, In My Life (Features) [20.Sep.09]
The White Album: Side Four (Features) [20.Nov.08]
The White Album: Side Three (Features) [19.Nov.08]
The White Album: Side Two (Features) [18.Nov.08]
The White Album: Side One (Features) [17.Nov.08]
Birthday: The White Album Turns 40 (Features) [16.Nov.08]
The Best Music DVDs of 2007 (Features) [24.Jan.08]
Help! (Reviews) [1.Nov.07]
Sgt. Pepper at 40, from A to Z (Features) [31.May.07]
John Lennon: Rock ‘n’ Roll (Reviews) [9.Dec.04]
John Lennon: Acoustic (Reviews) [18.Nov.04]
John Lennon, Wonsaponatime (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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