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The Beatles, “Another Girl” from Help! (1965): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Another Girl” from Help! (1965): Deep Beatles

Another step in the Beatles’ development, “Another Girl” turned conventional love songs and traditional pop structures on their heads.

The Beatles, “You Won’t See Me” from Rubber Soul (1965): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “You Won’t See Me” from Rubber Soul (1965): Deep Beatles

Paul McCartney’s “You Won’t See Me” points to a larger theme on the Beatles’ 1965 album ‘Rubber Soul’: the anguish and complexity of love.

The Beatles, “Within You Without You” from Sgt. Pepper’s (1967): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Within You Without You” from Sgt. Pepper’s (1967): Deep Beatles

George Harrison established his songwriting skills on “Within You Without You,” an often-overlooked Beatles track that boldly explored Indian styles.

The Beatles’ Abbey Road wasn’t just a showcase for Paul McCartney

The Beatles’ Abbey Road wasn’t just a showcase for Paul McCartney

Released on Sept. 26, 1969, the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ held many collaborative surprises. But I just couldn’t get over its Side One ending.

The Beatles, “Why Don’t We Do It In the Road?” from The White Album (1968): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Why Don’t We Do It In the Road?” from The White Album (1968): Deep Beatles

During the late stages of the Beatles’ ‘White Album’ sessions, Paul McCartney made a controversial decision to enter the studio by himself.

Beatles mono mixes are all the rage; here’s why they shouldn’t be

Beatles mono mixes are all the rage; here’s why they shouldn’t be

I’m still looking for a published interview where any of the Beatles or producer George Martin indicate a preference for monaural sound.

The Beatles – Love Songs (1977): On Second Thought

The Beatles – Love Songs (1977): On Second Thought

Promoting both ecstasy and heartache, the never-reissued ‘Love Songs’ is perfect for those who prefer the softer touches of the Beatles.

The Beatles, “Thank You Girl” (1963): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Thank You Girl” (1963): Deep Beatles

Passed over as an A-side, “Thank You Girl” illustrated the foundational role the blues, R&B, and early rock ‘n’ roll played in the Beatles’ early sound.

The Beatles, “Think For Yourself” from Rubber Soul (1965): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Think For Yourself” from Rubber Soul (1965): Deep Beatles

With the Beatles’ “Think For Yourself,” it became clear that George Harrison’s skill as a songwriter was developing at an incredibly fast rate.

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole featured at Fest for Beatles Fans

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole featured at Fest for Beatles Fans

Kit O’Toole, who writes a regular column for Something Else!, is a featured speaker at this weekend’s Fest for Beatles Fans in Chicago.