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Thursday, April 16 2015

Was 1965 Music’s Greatest Year Ever?


Tuesday, April 14 2015

An Intimate Evening With Michael Shaw - “Floating Away” (audio) (Premiere)

Beatlesesque clouds of vocal harmony make up "Floating Away", the lead track off of the new album by An Intimate Evening With Michael Shaw, This Is It.


Wednesday, April 1 2015

Ringo Starr: Postcards From Paradise

Ringo sings praises to the past with obvious nods to nostalgia.


Tuesday, March 10 2015

1965: 12 Months That Shook the World

1965 places that year's astonishing surge of innovative pop music in a larger context of social, cultural, and political change.


Tuesday, January 13 2015

The Act You’ve Known for All These Years: Covering ‘Sgt. Pepper’

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band may be the most overanalysed, overexposed album in history. In light of the Flaming Lips' affectionate reimagining, can the inescapable masterpiece ever be surpassed?


Thursday, November 20 2014

Paul McCartney’s Ten Greatest Live Performances

With a career as illustrious as Sir McCartney's, it is no surprise that these ten performances hit it as far out of the park as they do.


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, October 30 2014

George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75

Listening to the entire production on offer here means delving inside an artist's trajectory. Naivety, genius and clever pop.


Monday, August 25 2014

Songs of the Summers: The ‘60s

As it turns out, America's infatuation with sometimes kooky summer tunes is an old one.


Monday, July 28 2014

The 18 Ways of Beginning and Ending an Album

Whether by chance or by careful planning, there is an observable pattern to intros and outros in albums. PopMatters breaks down 18 of them.


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Ghosts of Presents Past: The 1960s (Mixed Media) [29.Dec.10]
A Timely Musical Blessing From Soulive (Sound Affects) [15.Dec.10]
Top Ten Tracks for Your Holiday Playlist (Sound Affects) [1.Dec.10]
Celebrating 70 Years of John Lennon (Mixed Media) [7.Oct.10]
The Continuing Legacy of Buddy Holly (Mixed Media) [28.Sep.10]
The Lost Art of the Non-Album Single (Sound Affects) [23.Sep.10]
Paul McCartney’s “Goodbye” (Mixed Media) [2.Sep.10]
Paul McCartney - “Teddy Boy” (Sound Affects) [26.Jul.10]
Paul McCartney - “Momma Miss America” (Sound Affects) [20.Jul.10]
Paul McCartney - “Oo You” (Sound Affects) [14.Jul.10]
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