Articles by: Mike Tiano

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The Beatles: Revelations of ‘Paperback Writer’ and ‘Rain’

Mike Tiano celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ landmark single “Paperback Writer/Rain,” while clearing up some misconceptions.

George Martin’s Death Apparently Wasn’t All That Interesting to Entertainment Weekly

George Martin’s Death Apparently Wasn’t All That Interesting to Entertainment Weekly

The stunning decision by ‘Entertainment Weekly’ to essentially ignore George Martin’s passing – and with it, his legacy – is insulting to Martin, the Beatles, and anyone interested in major music news.

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Keith Emerson’s Death Sparked a Journey Through the Past

Mike Tiano remembers Keith Emerson, the legendary Emerson Lake and Palmer keyboardist who died on March 10, 2016.

George Martin’s Lasting Contribution to the Beatles: Let Them Be

George Martin’s Lasting Contribution to the Beatles: Let Them Be

George Martin could have made the Beatles toe the company line. Instead, Mike Tiano argues, he inspired them to greatness by working as a musical and production collaborator.

On Yes and the Hall of Fame: Enough is enough; I’m talking to YOU, Dave Grohl

On Yes and the Hall of Fame: Enough is enough; I’m talking to YOU, Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl pushed hard for Rush’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In a new editorial, Mike Tiano urges him to do the same for Yes.

Yes’ Chris Squire was the quintessential rock star and consummate musician

Yes’ Chris Squire was the quintessential rock star and consummate musician

Mike Tiano shares personal memories of the late Chris Squire, as well as a classic interview that sheds new light on the Yes stalwart’s towering legacy.

Phil Austin of the Firesign Theatre (1941-2015): An Appreciation

Phil Austin of the Firesign Theatre (1941-2015): An Appreciation

Mike Tiano remembers the late Phil Austin, who left a rich legacy of comedy with the Firesign Theatre.

Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo: How the Flashback Scene Almost Vanished Forever

Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo: How the Flashback Scene Almost Vanished Forever

Mike Tiano on how one of the best movies ever made, Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo,’ nearly wasn’t.

Can Fiona’s Web Therapy fix The Comeback star Valerie?

Can Fiona’s Web Therapy fix The Comeback star Valerie?

Mike Tiano on how double the Lisa Kudrow is double the fun.

The Big Reveal: On movie plot points that change everything

The Big Reveal: On movie plot points that change everything

Mike Tiano discusses a film sub-genre where everything is not as it seems.