Some of the best Beatles performances were, for many years, not officially available anywhere. From 1962-1965, the group played live on 53 BBC radio programs
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At the Chicago Theatre: The phrase “Beatles tribute band” usually conjures images of costumes, bad wigs, and even worse pseudo-Liverpudlian accents.
Composer Alvin Lucier‘s fascination with acoustics and resonance is well-documented.
The next entry in the Abbey Road medley continues the naughtiness of “Polythene Pam.”
The debate over whether this is the greatest All-Starr Band that Ringo Starr has ever assembled can be put off for another time. There is no question, however, that it’s one of the most closely knit
‘This shows you what it was like': Grammy exhibit puts everything in perspective for the Beatles’ Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr, in going through his things for a new Grammy Museum exhibit, found a priceless piece of pre-Beatles memorabilia from his time as a drummer with the group Rory Storm and the Hurricanes.
‘He didn’t have my number': Paul McCartney laments missed telegram that halted work with Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis
Paul McCartney still wonders at what might have become of a musical collaboration with Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis — creating perhaps the unlikeliest of supergroups — but for a misplaced telegram.
‘He’d never seemed that interested': Paul McCartney still marvels at George Harrison’s songwriting growth
For Paul McCartney, the decision to fill most of the Beatles’ albums with songs composed alongside John Lennon — rather than those of George Harrison and Ringo Starr — came down to productivity.
One of John Lennon’s more underrated compositions, “Polythene Pam” fits perfectly with the preceding Abbey Road fragment “Mean Mr. Mustard.”
‘A mark that no one will ever make again': Fab Faux return with tributes to the Beatles, George Harrison
For members of the Fab Faux, the music of the Beatles still holds a talismanic intrigue. Some 15 years into their career as loving interpreters, the magic remains.