“Please Mister Postman” illustrates how the Beatles adapted other musical forms to create their own sound, both honoring their forebears and adding another dimension.
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This King and Goffin track typifies the Beatles’ early era, a time when the band was forming their own identity.
In which the crews of the Yellow Submarine and the Ship of Fools pass in the night.
Mike Tiano celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ landmark single “Paperback Writer/Rain,” while clearing up some misconceptions.
“Devil in Her Heart” exemplifies the early Beatles, representing their eclectic song selection, willingness to take risks and ability to transform a cover.
We remember David Bowie, Glenn Frey of the Eagles, the Beatles’ legendary producer George Martin and Prince in a special edition of Odd Couples.
For the next few columns, Deep Beatles spotlights some of their best covers – beginning with Ringo Starr’s rousing rendition of the Shirelles’ “Boys.”
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.
As politics continues to dominate the news in this U.S. election season, the Beatles’ “Piggies” resonates stronger than ever.
Without George Martin’s maverick streak, the Beatles may have never become one of the most influential bands in modern music.