Monday, November 10 2014
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
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
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.