Now that Abbey Road reached the top of the charts — again — on its 50th anniversary, it seems a good time to appreciate a less-celebrated aspect of their collective genius: John Lennon’s guitar playing.
It’s not necessarily a bad thing to be known as a one-hit-wonder.
John Lennon had music in his bones. And his music still deserves to be heard, today and tomorrow.
The blend of Queen’s music and the ballet world was a genius idea.
There are so many more music videos from the 1980s which deserve to be given another day in the spotlight.
A respected artist and musician who resonated with the Fabs both pre- and post-breakup, Klaus Voormann can justifiably carry the moniker of “5th Beatle.”
The lavish details are impressively authentic, recalling a Britain that existed when Queen Elizabeth II was but a baby.
A. J. Croce was just eight days shy of his 2nd birthday when he lost his father, but that would not be the last tragedy he would suffer.
“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.”