You would think that a supergroup featuring Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty would rack up massive hit singles.
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For the next several columns, I will closely examine the legendary Abbey Road medley, their 16-minute magnum opus comprised of numerous song fragments. Where did these short works come from? How did they fit together so flawlessly?
Something Else! Reviews’ own Kit O’Toole once again brings you all the latest from this weekend’s Fest for Beatles Fans in Chicago, highlighted by her appearance in a pair of interesting panel discussions.
Years after the Beatles recorded the Yellow Submarine track “Hey Bulldog,” John Lennon casually described the song as “a good sounding record that means nothing.”
The summer music festival season is rapidly coming to a close, but those not wanting to brave iffy weather should head to select movie theaters on August 13, 2013. Nearly 500 cinemas will showcase Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013
Readers flocked to content focusing on Led Zeppelin solo projects, partial Journey reunions, Sammy Hagar’s Van Halen years, a key late-period Bob Dylan project and the Beatles, of course. But Miley Cyrus?
What is a well-known Beatles track like “Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!” doing in a column called “Deep Beatles”? After all, their cover has appeared on official releases three times: Beatles for Sale, Live at the BBC, and Anthology 1.
Sophisticated UK pop group Matt Bianco may be best known in the US for launching the career of onetime member Basia. But their blend of Latin rhythms, acid jazz, and other world music influences render them an unfairly overlooked band.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin: After all these years, you’d think that Paul McCartney would find it difficult to surprise audiences anymore. Yet with each tour, he dusts off more Beatles and solo material and breathes new life into them.
< Before Chicago finally joined the cable age, we were stuck with half-hour shows that played music videos. I vividly recall coming home after school and turning on Music Video 50, a short-lived daily program