Articles by: Kit O'Toole

The Beatles, “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!” from Sgt. Pepper (1967): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!” from Sgt. Pepper (1967): Deep Beatles

A vintage poster and some cut-up tapes: these two elements play key roles in the Beatles’ “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!”

The Beatles and ‘Sgt. Pepper’: A Fans’ Perspective, by Bruce Spizer (2017): Books

The Beatles and ‘Sgt. Pepper’: A Fans’ Perspective, by Bruce Spizer (2017): Books

Why is the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ so significant? Bruce Spizer tackles this complicated issue by talking to every-day people.

The Beatles, “She’s Leaving Home” from Sgt. Pepper’s (1967): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “She’s Leaving Home” from Sgt. Pepper’s (1967): Deep Beatles

Deep Beatles salutes the 50th anniversary of ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ by closely examining select tracks from the masterpiece.

The Beatles, “One After 909” from Anthology 1 (1995): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “One After 909” from Anthology 1 (1995): Deep Beatles

If one wants to learn about the music the Beatles listened to in the 1950s, “One After 909” provides an instant lesson.

The Beatles, “Ain’t She Sweet” from Anthology 1 (1961): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Ain’t She Sweet” from Anthology 1 (1961): Deep Beatles

The Beatles’ take on “Ain’t She Sweet” remains notable not only for being one of their earliest recordings, but also as a snapshot of their nascent days in Hamburg.

The Beatles, “In Spite of All the Danger” from Anthology 1 (1958): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “In Spite of All the Danger” from Anthology 1 (1958): Deep Beatles

“In Spite of All the Danger” may not rank among the best Beatles songs, but it remains notable for multiple reasons.

The Beatles, “Cry for a Shadow” from Anthology 1 (1961): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Cry for a Shadow” from Anthology 1 (1961): Deep Beatles

The first Beatles’ first original composition to be professionally recorded, “Cry for A Shadow” was an early step in the process of developing their creative skills.

Laurence Juber – LJ Can’t Stop Playing the Beatles (2017)

Laurence Juber – LJ Can’t Stop Playing the Beatles (2017)

Ex-Wings guitarist Laurence Juber strips down Beatles tracks to their barest elements, exploring critical elements and captivating listeners.

The Beatles, “It Won’t Be Long” from With the Beatles (1963): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “It Won’t Be Long” from With the Beatles (1963): Deep Beatles

“It Won’t Be Long” once again demonstrates the Beatles’ willingness to stretch the boundaries of conventional pop-song structures.

The Beatles, “Martha My Dear” from The White Album (1968): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Martha My Dear” from The White Album (1968): Deep Beatles

The Beatles’ “Martha My Dear” incorporates other genres into rock, but also subverts the typical verse-chorus form.

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