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The Beatles Are Pent-Up Prisoners of Their Own Notoriety in 'A Hard Day's Night'
9 Jul 2015 // 8:02 PM
Over 50 years after its release A Hard Day's Night is regarded as a minor classic. It's easy to forget, however, that no one thought the film would ever achieve such stature.
Part One: The Icons
27 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM
With DETOURS, the PopMatters staff is celebrating the strange, bizarre, lovely, and funny albums that have emerged from an artist’s desire to try something different. Some of these detours have lead to modern-day classics. Some have lead to laugh-inducing commercial disasters. And others... others are just plain weird.
Old Country Comfort: How the British Might Save American Music (Again)
16 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM
The British saved rock 'n' roll, reignited the blues, and may just make country music more American.
Ringo Starr: Postcards From Paradise
31 Mar 2015 // 8:04 PM
Ringo sings praises to the past with obvious nods to nostalgia.
Ringo Starr: Ringo 2012 / Roberta Flack: Let It Be: Roberta Flack Sings the Beatles
16 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM
This album has two really good Ringo tracks and two other decent ones -- that’s twice as much as one used to get on Beatles’ albums.
Ringo Starr Releases 'Photograph' Collection and is Subject of Short Doc
30 Oct 2015 // 5:26 AM
Famed drummer Ringo Starr is also an avid photographer. At the Strand, Starr discussed images from his collection Photograph with Little Steven Van Zandt.
Ringo Starr: The Most Animated Beatle
8 Jul 2014 // 6:30 AM
Let’s celebrate Ringo Starr’s 74th birthday with cartoons.
Ringo Starr Focuses on the Next Move
31 Mar 2015 // 6:10 AM
A day before Ringo Starr’s new solo album, “Postcards From Paradise,” was slated for release, the former Beatle was at the hub of a frenzy of activity. He bounded from one room to the next in his top-floor suite at a West Hollywood hotel, hustling through a string of interviews.
Ringo Starr still wants to give peace a chance
9 Jul 2012 // 5:35 AM
ATLANTA — Ringo Starr’s hands must be cramping by now. No, not because of the drumming. The former Beatle, who’s bringing his All Starr