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1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music
5 Feb 2015 // 8:05 PM
The year 1965 saw many musical developments, a significant one of which is Brian Wilson's development from poet laureate of high school to baroque visionary.
“No Complaints”: An Interview with Pete Best, the Original Drummer of the Beatles
24 Aug 2014 // 8:14 PM
Despite missing out on being one of the Fab Four, Pete Best is as happy as ever: "I have no complaints, I’ve enjoyed life. Wouldn’t change anything."
The Act You've Known for All These Years: Covering 'Sgt. Pepper'
12 Jan 2015 // 8:30 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 // 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.
Paul McCartney: 16 July 2014 - Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
29 Jul 2014 // 9:00 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 // 4:20 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 // 3:00 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.
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.
Beatles’ ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ gets fab 50th anniversary makeover
8 Jul 2014 // 6:35 AM
Given the sacrosanct aura that’s developed around pretty much everything to do with the Beatles over the past half-century, it seems unbelievable that anything