The Beatles' 1968 self-titled double LP has been referenced by everyone from Joan Didion to Charles Manson and analyzed literally backward and forward. Mendelsohn and Klinger, always smiling and arriving late for tea, discuss the Number 14 album on the Big List.
This biography of the Beatles illustrates how their personality dynamics served as both a necessary elixir and an addictive poison in the creation of their music.
06 Aug 2017
Celebrating Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a little help from their friends; Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Joe Cocker, Neil Young and the Mona Lisa Twins.
22 May 2017
George Harrison knew that in the time and space that get between us and our food, there's a sense of longing.
04 Dec 2016
Warren Zanes utilizes half his talent in this biography, and delivers weak Tom Petty tea to starving masses of fans.
02 Nov 2015
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Thirty Three & 1/3, and self-destruction in the Spirit of '76.
22 Jul 2015
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.
09 Jul 2015
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.
13 May 2015
Books about the Fab Four need to justify themselves. The Beatles Solo, a handsome but information-light and overpriced doorstop, doesn't get there.
18 Feb 2014
For being a movie about one of the most beloved bands in all the western world, Beatles Stories sure has a surprising amount of fluff.
28 Oct 2012
George Harrison’s recorded work from 1974-82 tells the tale of a talented muse who lost his way.
05 Aug 2012
With over a dozen albums to his credit, Ringo Starr has many underrated songs. Let’s focus on seven of them.
12 Jul 2012
Robert Rodriquez's book is well-written, well-researched, and presented to us by an author with a sense of authority that makes you eager to read -- and listen to -- what he has to say.
10 Jun 2012
The Beatles entered the American consciousness at a moment when a generation of young Americans were not only strongest in number, but for the first time had real economic power via a growing disposable income.
31 May 2012
This is a powerfully intimate portrait of a private man who led a very public life.
20 May 2012
Dodging the taxman, John, Paul, George, and Ringo launched a new company that included a record label. This is the story of that label. Its name was Apple.
23 Apr 2012
George Harrison would have been celebrating his 69th birthday this week, so let’s look at seven of his most under-rated songs.
20 Feb 2012
"People say I'm the Beatle that changed the most," George Harrison muses in George Harrison: Living in the Material World. "The whole thing is to change, to make everything better and better."
05 Oct 2011
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