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The Glorious, Quixotic Mess That Is the Beatles' 'White Album'
18 Feb 2016 // 8:59 PM
The crabbed, irate, confounding nature of The White Album -- a hard dose of reality compared to the fantasy offered the year before -- fit well with the zeitgeist of 1968.
The Beatles 'Abbey Road' -- But Oh, That Magic Feeling, Nowhere to Go
22 Oct 2015 // 9:02 PM
Abbey Road still fills me with the sense of wonder and fascination it did when listening to it over and over on my dad’s turntable.
The Act You've Known for All These Years: Covering 'Sgt. Pepper'
12 Jan 2015 // 9:30 PM
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?
Old Country Comfort: How the British Might Save American Music (Again)
16 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM
The British saved rock 'n' roll, reignited the blues, and may just make country music more American.
Ringo Starr Embodies Peace As He Leads Thrilling All-Starr Band
22 Jun 2016 // 5:10 AM
Starr's show is one of the most surprising and enjoyable throwbacks of the year.
'Paul McCartney: The Life' Doesn't Whitewash or Sensationalize
4 May 2016 // 9:15 PM
Philip Norman's latest biography is loaded with wonderful passages, fascinating stories and cracking humor.
Five 'Revolver'-era Songs That Prove George Martin's Impact on the Music World
9 Mar 2016 // 5:50 AM
Revolver marks the moment the Beatles leaped forward to become the most influential studio artists in rock 'n' roll history. George Martin had a huge role in that progression.
Ringo Starr Releases 'Photograph' Collection and is Subject of Short Doc
30 Oct 2015 // 6:26 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.
In 'Beatlebone', Kevin Barry Brings John Lennon Back for an Encore
9 Dec 2015 // 3:41 AM
Barry imagines a lonely 1978 pilgrimage taking Lennon to the uninhabited island off the west coast of Ireland that Lennon had purchased a decade earlier.
'Beatles 1/1+' Deserving of an Ovation
13 Oct 2015 // 5:03 AM
The Beatles' 1/1+ repackages 1 with performance footage and films for each of the Fab Four’s 27 No. 1 hits on the album.