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Bad Company, the Beatles + Jethro Tull: Questioning Classic Rock Reissues

Bad Company, the Beatles + Jethro Tull: Questioning Classic Rock Reissues

If you’re a cynical type, reissues by the likes of the Beatles, Jethro Tull and Bad Company are just a great way to re-sell music to aging baby boomers.

Rock and Roll Music, by the Beatles, Stones, Oasis, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Odd Couples

Rock and Roll Music, by the Beatles, Stones, Oasis, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Odd Couples

For us, rock and roll was a term applied to music of the 1950s such as Elvis Presley or Chuck Berry – and was strictly to be avoided.

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!”

Tomorrow and the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, 50 Years Later

Tomorrow and the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, 50 Years Later

Mike Tiano explores the connection between Yes guitarist Steve Howe’s early band Tomorrow and the Beatles during the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ era.

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.

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