Archive for March 20th, 2015

The Beatles, “Baby You’re a Rich Man” from Magical Mystery Tour (1967): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Baby You’re a Rich Man” from Magical Mystery Tour (1967): Deep Beatles

The B-side to “All You Need Is Love,” “Baby You’re a Rich Man” stands as one of the Beatles’ most innovative, funky, and underrated tracks.

Daryl Hall on the Hall and Oates song that should have been a hit: ‘It didn’t get any response whatsoever’

Daryl Hall on the Hall and Oates song that should have been a hit: ‘It didn’t get any response whatsoever’

It boasted the signature Hall and Oates sound, and an up-and-coming legend as producer, but bombed anyway. Daryl Hall will never understand why.

Michael Brown, of the Left Banke and Stories: An Appreciation

Michael Brown, of the Left Banke and Stories: An Appreciation

In the wake of the passing of Left Banke co-founder Michael Brown, we return to his later work with the underrated Stories.

Brian Wilson’s No Pier Pressure was almost a Beach Boys album: ‘I changed my mind’

Brian Wilson’s No Pier Pressure was almost a Beach Boys album: ‘I changed my mind’

Brian Wilson says he originally envisioned his forthcoming solo album ‘No Pier Pressure’ as a Beach Boys project. Then something happened.

Fighting Songs by the Rolling Stones, Pat Benatar, the Ramones + others: Odd Couples

Fighting Songs by the Rolling Stones, Pat Benatar, the Ramones + others: Odd Couples

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. have finally agreed to fight. Here’s a special edition of Odd Couples to whet your appetite.