Unlike many bands, the Beatles’ B-sides were often just as good, if not better, than the A-side single. Case in point: “For You Blue,” the B-side to the hit single “The Long and Winding Road.”
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Best of October 2012: Readers pick Donald Fagen, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Beth Hart, Neil Young, Steve Hackett
The Beatles rumbled through our October reader’s poll, placing in four different spots, but the month’s leader in the clubhouse was Donald Fagen — as the Steely Dan leader issued a long-awaited solo album.
There must’ve been an avalanche of artists back in 1967 when Apple first opened for business looking for new talent, as shown during this second edition of rare acetates from RPM.
The stereotype stands to this day: John Lennon wrote the rockers, Paul McCartney the love songs. But the Abbey Road track “Oh! Darling” challenged this notion by having McCartney write and sing the blues.
1967 marked a crucial transitional period for the Beatles; they recorded the groundbreaking Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band; performed “All You Need Is Love” on the Our World broadcast
After years of wondering when a book containing John Lennon’s personal correspondence would be published, that moment has arrived and here it is — just in time for today’s 72nd anniversary of the former Beatle’s birth.
In the run up to Tuesday’s release of Monster, Kiss’ Gene Simmons was asked to name some of the band’s principle influences and the answer — those lovable mop tops of yore? — might surprise some.
Brace yourselves for the return of a trio of 1970s-era hitmakers: Jeff Lynne of Electric Light Orchestra fame, former Eagles guitarist Don Felder and Kiss
Pity the poor Brits, who only received the first side of this album as an EP.
“That was Paul and me trying to write a song … and it didn’t work out,” John Lennon said in a 1980 interview. Despite Lennon’s opinion, 1963′s “I’ll Get You” exemplifies the Beatles’ growing ability to absorb pop and rhythm and blues