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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.


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.


Wednesday, April 3 2013

The Black Angels: Indigo Meadow

Promisingly, their fourth album boosts aggression, their finest quality, while it tempers the menace of what remain nearly unparalleled presentations of a bold update of venerable '60s sounds on their first albums.


Sunday, October 16 2011

Old Country Comfort: How the British Might Save American Music (Again)

The British saved rock 'n' roll, reignited the blues, and may just make country music more American.


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.


Wednesday, August 3 2011

Pipes You See, Pipes You Don’t: Lost in the Pancakes

It sounds like the Beatles piano-driven tracks, and is that ever a bad thing?


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.


Monday, February 21 2011

Celebrating 68 years of George Harrison

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.


Tuesday, November 30 2010

The Year in Music: January 2010

Let’s single out the biggest events that happened in the world of music one month at a time, starting with January 2010.


The Farewell Drifters: Yellow Tag Mondays (Capsule Reviews) [7.Nov.10]
Celebrating 70 Years of John Lennon (Mixed Media) [7.Oct.10]
Koes Plus: Dheg Dheg Plas & Volume 2 (Capsule Reviews) [27.Jul.10]
All Together Now (Reviews) [10.Mar.10]
The Beatles on Record (videos) (Mixed Media) [2.Dec.09]
20 Beatles Buried Treasures (Features) [22.Nov.09]
(500) Days of Summer—The Music (Sound Affects) [8.Oct.09]
Waltzing with Wilco (Columns) [6.Apr.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]
Composing The Beatles Songbook (Reviews) [8.Apr.08]
Ringo Starr: Liverpool 8 (Reviews) [24.Jan.08]
The Best Music DVDs of 2007 (Features) [24.Jan.08]
Old rockers go on a DVD roll (News) [20.Nov.07]
Help! (Reviews) [1.Nov.07]
Ringo Starr: Photograph (Reviews) [30.Aug.07]
Macca’s coffee hangover (Crazed by the Music) [6.Jun.07]
Sgt. Pepper at 40, from A to Z (Features) [31.May.07]
Ringo Starr: Ringo Rama (Reviews) [14.Jul.03]
The Last Waltz (2002) (Reviews) [18.Apr.02]
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