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Deep Beatles: “I’ll Cry Instead,” A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “I’ll Cry Instead,” A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

This song shows where John Lennon would go as a Beatle, and as a solo artist.

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – The Classic Albums Box; Frankie Valli – Selected Solo Works (2014)

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – The Classic Albums Box; Frankie Valli – Selected Solo Works (2014)

Rhino capitalizes on the upcoming ‘Jersey Boys’ movie with timely box sets.

Gimme Five: Things the Music Industry Can Learn from ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

Gimme Five: Things the Music Industry Can Learn from ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

A number of important lessons emerge from “Weird Al” Yankovic’s new triumph.

Deep Beatles: “I’ll Be Back” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “I’ll Be Back” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Inexplicably underrated, “I’ll be Back” foreshadows later Lennon-penned masterpieces.

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Paul McCartney, July 9, 2014

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Paul McCartney, July 9, 2014

Despite a recent illness, McCartney appeared trim, fit, and ready to rock.

Deep Beatles: “Don’t Bother Me” from With the Beatles (1963)

Deep Beatles: “Don’t Bother Me” from With the Beatles (1963)

George Harrison begins developing his craft at an astoundingly rapid pace.

Gimme Five: Jeff Beck’s ‘Happenings Ten Years Time Ago,’ ‘People Get Ready,’ others

Gimme Five: Jeff Beck’s ‘Happenings Ten Years Time Ago,’ ‘People Get Ready,’ others

On Beck’s birthday, we select five examples of his frisky genius.

Deep Beatles: “I Saw Her Standing There” (Star Club, 1962)

Deep Beatles: “I Saw Her Standing There” (Star Club, 1962)

This raucous rendition possesses a rawness not present on the more familiar album cut.

Deep Beatles: “Ask Me Why” (Star Club, 1962)

Deep Beatles: “Ask Me Why” (Star Club, 1962)

Lennon and McCartney embark on their unprecedented run as songwriters.

Deep Beatles: “The Hippy Hippy Shake” (Star Club, 1962)

Deep Beatles: “The Hippy Hippy Shake” (Star Club, 1962)

The Beatles never recorded a studio version of “The Hippy Hippy Shake,” instead using the obscure Chan Romero barnburner to rev up early live audiences.