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The Beatles Are Pent-Up Prisoners of Their Own Notoriety in 'A Hard Day's Night'
9 Jul 2015 // 9:02 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.
The Cathedral and the Shrink’s Office: 'All Things Must Pass' vs. 'Plastic Ono Band'
13 May 2015 // 10:06 PM
All Things Must Pass and Plastic Ono Band are the best of the post-Beatles albums because they demonstrate the opposing modes in the ways we exist.
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: Postcards From Paradise
31 Mar 2015 // 9:04 PM
Ringo sings praises to the past with obvious nods to nostalgia.
Paul McCartney: 16 July 2014 - Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
29 Jul 2014 // 10:00 PM
Paul McCartney commanded the stage in Kansas City with an astonishing degree of seemingly effortless finesse. A most glorious concert.
John Lennon's Studio Discography to Receive Deluxe Box Set Treatment
21 Apr 2015 // 5:20 AM
All of John Lennon's eight studio records will be released this summer as a 9LP box set called Lennon.
Counterbalance: The Beatles’ A Hard Day's Night
16 Jan 2015 // 4:00 AM
If I fell in love with you, 223rd most acclaimed album of all time, would you promise to be true—and help me understand? The Beatles' all-Lennon/McCartney LP from 1964 is this week's Counterbalance.
A Pop Music Milestone: The Beatles Meet Elvis
4 Aug 2015 // 5:30 AM
The Beatles had longed to meet Elvis Presley, one of their most influential rock and roll muses.
A Pop Music Milestone: The Beatles at Shea Stadium
3 Aug 2015 // 4:44 AM
The Shea Stadium concert was the first stop in an 18-day, 11-city tour that showcased the Beatles in front of a total of 300,000 adoring fans.