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The Beatles, “I Call Your Name” from Past Masters (1964): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “I Call Your Name” from Past Masters (1964): Deep Beatles

Through it failed to make the ‘Hard Day’s Night’ soundtrack, “I Call Your Name” nevertheless illustrates the Beatles’ rapid artistic development.

The Beatles, “Baby You’re a Rich Man” from Magical Mystery Tour (1967): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Baby You’re a Rich Man” from Magical Mystery Tour (1967): Deep Beatles

The B-side to “All You Need Is Love,” “Baby You’re a Rich Man” stands as one of the Beatles’ most innovative, funky, and underrated tracks.

John Lennon’s Milk and Honey was unfinished, but still resonant

John Lennon’s Milk and Honey was unfinished, but still resonant

The brutally honest, toss-off attitude on ‘Milk and Honey’ was more in keeping with John Lennon’s solo career than the slick, celebrated ‘Double Fantasy.’

Final memory with John Lennon led Julian to Steven Tyler: ‘He is a very insightful man’

Final memory with John Lennon led Julian to Steven Tyler: ‘He is a very insightful man’

When Julian Lennon was looking to finish ‘Everything Changes,’ he returned to a last drive with his late father — and Aerosmith on the radio.

Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ introduced Julian Lennon to pot: ‘I went, What is this?’

Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ introduced Julian Lennon to pot: ‘I went, What is this?’

As John Lennon’s son, Julian Lennon occasionally found himself in settings that would boggle the mind of the average kid.

“Good Morning Good Morning” (1967): Deep Beatles

“Good Morning Good Morning” (1967): Deep Beatles

A seemingly straightforward, upbeat rock track from the Beatles instead that tells a bleak story of discontentment.

For Don Henley, a Beatles star remains his primary influence: ‘I loved what he stood for, what he believed in’

For Don Henley, a Beatles star remains his primary influence: ‘I loved what he stood for, what he believed in’

“The first song I ever tried to sing in public was one of his songs,” the Eagles’ Don Henley says. “He was my biggest hero.”

“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.

John Lennon – Walls and Bridges (1974): On Second Thought

John Lennon – Walls and Bridges (1974): On Second Thought

John Lennon’s 40-year-old ‘Walls and Bridges’ is long overdue for a critical reevaluation.

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You [When You’re Down and Out]” (1974): Deep Cuts

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You [When You’re Down and Out]” (1974): Deep Cuts

We return to a key, lesser-heard moment from John Lennon’s ‘Walls and Bridges,’ released 40 years ago this weekend.