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“Dig a Pony,” from Let It Be (1970): Deep Beatles

“Dig a Pony,” from Let It Be (1970): Deep Beatles

The Beatles’ often-overlooked “Dig a Pony” is a classic example of John Lennon’s love of wordplay.

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole to speak at Los Angeles Fest for Beatles Fans

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole to speak at Los Angeles Fest for Beatles Fans

Kit O’Toole, who writes Deep Beatles for Something Else!, is be a featured speaker throughout this weekend’s Los Angeles Fest for Beatles.

Rock is Dead! Songs by Todd Rundgren, the Knack, Elvis Costello, others: Gimme Five

Rock is Dead! Songs by Todd Rundgren, the Knack, Elvis Costello, others: Gimme Five

To celebrate October, autumn and U2’s recent marketing fiasco, here’s a few songs about the death of everyone’s favorite bad penny, rock ‘n’ roll.

The Beatles and Me on Tour, by Ivor Davis (2014): Books

The Beatles and Me on Tour, by Ivor Davis (2014): Books

‘The Beatles and Me on Tour’ recounts Ivor Davis’ month traveling with the band as an embedded correspondent in 1964.

The Beatles’ “She Said She Said” vs. Chubby Checker’s “She Said”: Odd Couples

The Beatles’ “She Said She Said” vs. Chubby Checker’s “She Said”: Odd Couples

The latest edition of Odd Couples finds two ’60s icons squaring off. Call this one: That’s What She Said.

The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969): On Second Thought

The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969): On Second Thought

Simultaneously the Beatles at their best, and the sound of a band disintegrating.

Random Shuffle: Peter Cetera, the Beatles, J Mascis and a pile of bootlegs

Random Shuffle: Peter Cetera, the Beatles, J Mascis and a pile of bootlegs

Mat Brewster shares thoughts and memories as random music goes by.

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole to speak during Beatles at the Ridge event

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole to speak during Beatles at the Ridge event

O’Toole, author of Deep Beatles, will give two talks on Saturday.

One Track Mind: George Harrison, “The Inner Light (alt. take)” from The Apple Years (2014)

One Track Mind: George Harrison, “The Inner Light (alt. take)” from The Apple Years (2014)

There are new insights for Beatles fans in ‘The Apple Years’ set, too.

‘It’s a common urban myth': Micky Dolenz says the Monkees were never meant to be the American Beatles

‘It’s a common urban myth': Micky Dolenz says the Monkees were never meant to be the American Beatles

“If you go to Wikipedia,” he quips, “that’s the kind of thing you’re going to hear.”