Archive for December 4th, 2015

Kit O’Toole’s Top Beatles Albums, Books, Collectibles and Movies for 2015

Kit O’Toole’s Top Beatles Albums, Books, Collectibles and Movies for 2015

Kit O’Toole counts down the best Beatles-related releases of the past year, ranging from books to CDs to DVDs to calendars and more.

Mr. Mister’s brilliant Pull simply arrived at the wrong time

Mr. Mister’s brilliant Pull simply arrived at the wrong time

Largely uncategorizable, Mr. Mister’s ‘Pull’ would finally be released five years ago after decades of neglect. It was worth the wait.

How Deep Purple’s ‘Smoke on the Water’ ‘almost got left off the album’

How Deep Purple’s ‘Smoke on the Water’ ‘almost got left off the album’

Inspired by a Dec. 4, 1971 blaze at Montreux, “Smoke on the Water” nearly missed being included on Deep Purple’s ‘Machine Head.’ Roger Glover explains.

Queen, “Flash” from Flash Gordon (1980): One Track Mind

Queen, “Flash” from Flash Gordon (1980): One Track Mind

Released 35 years ago, Queen’s theme song is the best thing about a justly forgotten 1980 film called ‘Flash Gordon.’

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