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‘Didn’t know you could do that’: David Crosby never got over early preview of the Beatles’ ‘Day in the Life’
Throughout 1965-66, David Crosby and the Byrds were running neck and neck with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones commercially. And then, Crosby says, the Fab Four did something that blew him away.
The final section of the Abbey Road medley also symbolizes the Beatles winding down their careers.
Many have tried to untangle the mysteries of Ringo Starr’s drumming — why it works when it looks so ungainly, how he remains so definitively in the pocket with so little effort.
Beatles 101 tells us that a drawing of a schoolmate by the young Julian Lennon inspired his father’s trippy “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” from Sgt. Pepper. But you’ll never believe where that piece of rock history ended up.
The name “Mark Lewisohn” carries significant weight in the Beatles fan and scholar communities. During the 1980s and 1990s, the author published essential reference works for any Beatles enthusiast’s library.
Despite their enormous popularity, the Beatles released few live recordings. The closest the group ever came to releasing a live album was in 1977, when Live at the Hollywood Bowl made its debut.
The upcoming 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ American debut has inspired a slew of related books, CDs, movies, and other collectibles. In other words, this Christmas will be a dream
Continuing the melancholic mood set by “Golden Slumbers,” “Carry That Weight” further stresses the turmoil the Beatles were experiencing by 1969.
Jimi Hendrix’s passion for the work of Bob Dylan has been well documented, most notably within his fiery rendition of “All Along the Watertower.” Less talked about is how much he loved the Beatles.