“In your own heart, you know something’s right. You go ahead and you do it.”
Richard Turk spent decades helming Colony Records until it closed in 2012. He’s met everyone, seen pretty much everything.
Here are a few things we bet you didn’t know about those three (and a half) days of peace and music.
It may have a childlike spirit, but “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” reveals a fully mature songwriter at the peak of his powers. Here’s an appreciation of that groundbreaking track.
If you like power pop in the vein of Cheap Trick, The Knack, Jellyfish, The Raspberries and Big Star, you should check out the relatively unheralded but hugely entertaining Tinted Windows. It’s a bracing combination of clever songwriting and killer musicianship from folks whose bands you may already admire.
“Better Off Dead” and quite a few John Hughes flicks are on this list.
After we shared some expert opinions on what Beatles album is the best, you weighed in with your own thoughts on the matter.
If the news is making you tense, you can release a few endorphins by watching new shows like “Animals,” “Lovesick” and “Chewing Gum.”
This 1987 album embraces the sonic and musical textures of the era without sacrificing the integrity of the band’s songwriting and performances.
Gran Turismo and Mario Kart cause an adrenaline rush.
Bob Dylan and Tom Paxton are not names you generally associate with Dion.
He tour managed Genesis. He tour managed The Who. But first he tour managed Melanie. Guess what that entailed?
From Chuck Berry to Carl Perkins to The Marvelettes, John, Paul, George and Ringo put their own spin on quite a few standards.
This three disc collection has Bob Dylan covering everyone from Irving Berlin to Cy Coleman. In its own way, it is a revelation.
“The Departed,” “The Ring,” and “The Magnificent Seven” can’t hold a candle to the Asian movies that inspired them.
Have you been to The Aragon Ballroom, The Metro, and Soldier Field? How about the Arcada or Schubas?