Archive for September 26th, 2015

The Beatles’ Abbey Road wasn’t just a showcase for Paul McCartney

The Beatles’ Abbey Road wasn’t just a showcase for Paul McCartney

Released on Sept. 26, 1969, the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ held many collaborative surprises. But I just couldn’t get over its Side One ending.

The Wicked Fools, “Beverly” (2015): One Track Mind

The Wicked Fools, “Beverly” (2015): One Track Mind

Aside from being a great song, the story of how the Wicked Fools’ “Beverly” dropped in my lap is simply unbelievable.

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You” from Walls and Bridges (1974): One Track Mind

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You” from Walls and Bridges (1974): One Track Mind

When John Lennon returned in 1980 with some of the most contented sounds of his career, it gave greater weight to an earlier tune like this.

Boston’s Tom Scholz got it right the first time on ‘Amanda’: ‘Exactly the way I wanted it’

Boston’s Tom Scholz got it right the first time on ‘Amanda’: ‘Exactly the way I wanted it’

Tom Scholz had been mulling over the smash hit “Amanda,” which arrived this month in 1986 as part of Boston’s ‘Third Stage,’ for some six years.

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Live in Hyde Park (2015)

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Live in Hyde Park (2015)

Casual and longtime fans will enjoy revisiting – and reconsidering – the classics found on on ‘Jeff Lynne’s ELO Live in Hyde Park.’