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The Lost Art of the Non-Album Single

The album is a phenomenal format, don’t get me wrong, but there was something truly magical about Motown, the Brill Building, and the British Invasion simultaneously giving you the best two minutes and 30 seconds they had.

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Counterbalance No. 2: The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’

In this installment of Jason Mendelsohn and Eric Klinger's tag-team series Counterbalance, the pair take on the Beatles’ 1966 bellwether 'Revolver'. Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream!

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Paul McCartney’s “Goodbye”

When you are 1/4 of the greatest band of all time, not all of your quality tracks earn entry into your group’s repertoire. In early 1969,

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‘Rolling Stone’ Picks the “100 Greatest Beatles Songs”

Here are Rolling Stone's picks for the top 10 greatest Beatles songs. Do you agree or disagree with their picks? Let’s discuss it below in the comments section.

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Paul & Linda McCartney - “Another Day” and “Oh Woman, Oh Why”

Bridging the gap between 'McCartney' and 'Ram', Jessy Krupa takes a look at the first single collaboration between Paul McCartney and his wife Linda.

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It Don’t Mean a Thing, If It Ain’t Got That Mach Schau

Call it "mach schau", soul, or the “swing” without which Duke Ellington warns us “it don’t mean a thing”, the physically felt component of live performance is perhaps easiest defined, if not in its absence, then in its failed attempt.

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Paul McCartney - “Maybe I’m Amazed”

Every artist has a signature song, which becomes the symbol of their entire career. For better or worse, it sums up how the public views

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On TV This Week: Paul McCartney and the PBS Special with a Long Title

As a fan of both Paul McCartney and the Beatles, I heard quite a bit about this special, and had low expectations. The event seemed focus too much on itself and its guests instead of the real reason they were there.

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26 Jul 2010 // 10:45 AM

Paul McCartney - “Teddy Boy”

“Teddy Boy” is the simple acoustic tale of a boy named Ted with serious mother issues. Ted’s mother cries when talking about his soldier

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Paul McCartney - “Momma Miss America”

“Momma Miss America” is another instrumental track on the McCartney album, as the only voice heard is that of an engineer announcing that this is

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14 Jul 2010 // 1:32 AM

Paul McCartney - “Oo You”

“Oo You” opens side B of the McCartney album, and despite the fact that it is such a great, bluesy little rocker, it isn’t

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How Does One Beat the Heat? Try Descending Into Icy Madness

To cope with the heat wave, advisories suggest visiting 'cooling centers' or public pools. To achieve a truly chilled-out state of mind, however, why not open the door to your mind and let the iceman cometh inside?

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Celebrating 70 Years of Ringo Starr (videos)

On July 7th, 1940, Richard Starkey was born in Liverpool, but from 1959 on, he would mostly be known to the world as Ringo Starr. Here's an up-to-date video flashback of his entire career.

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Paul McCartney - “Junk” and “Singalong Junk”

As we previously discussed, Paul McCartney’s first solo album was heavily criticized, perhaps most of all by his former Beatles bandmates. This is somewhat

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In my opinion, “Hot As Sun/Glasses” is one of Paul McCartney’s best instrumental tracks. However, it is actually several different compositions put together

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Paul McCartney - “Every Night”

“Every Night” is one of Paul McCartney’s greatest solo accomplishments. For the life of me, I don’t understand why it (or any songs

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Celebrating 68 Years of Paul McCartney

An up to date video flashback of his entire career.

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Paul McCartney - “The Lovely Linda”

Similar to how Barry Lenser set out to profile every song by the Beatles in a series of Sound Affects posts last year, I’ve

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Surprises at Paul McCartney’s “Up and Coming Tour” (videos)

Is a re-release of his solo albums next?

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24 Mar 2010 // 2:59 AM

Lennon and Dylan share a spot of nutty chit chat in the back of a taxi in 1966, clearly a bit inspired by an illicit substance

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