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Shows I’ll Never Forget: The Fab Faux, November 9, 2013

Shows I’ll Never Forget: The Fab Faux, November 9, 2013

At the Chicago Theatre: The phrase “Beatles tribute band” usually conjures images of costumes, bad wigs, and even worse pseudo-Liverpudlian accents.

Van Morrison – Moondance: Expanded Edition (1970; 2013 reissue)

Van Morrison – Moondance: Expanded Edition (1970; 2013 reissue)

“Moondance is a classic,” Van Morrison once said. “I put things together that nobody’s ever put together before. I’m proud of that.”

James Taylor – The Essential James Taylor (2013)

James Taylor – The Essential James Taylor (2013)

Having released his last studio album containing original material over 11 years ago, James Taylor has kept his fans waiting for his next collection of songs.

Deep Beatles: “She Came In Through The Bathroom Window” from Abbey Road (1969)

Deep Beatles: “She Came In Through The Bathroom Window” from Abbey Road (1969)

The next entry in the Abbey Road medley continues the naughtiness of “Polythene Pam.”

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star: Lullaby Versions of John Lennon (2013)

Reviewing an album of lullabies may seem unusual for us at Something Else! Reviews. However, music fans who are also parents can agree on two things

Deep Beatles: “Polythene Pam” from Abbey Road (1969)

Deep Beatles: “Polythene Pam” from Abbey Road (1969)

One of John Lennon’s more underrated compositions, “Polythene Pam” fits perfectly with the preceding Abbey Road fragment “Mean Mr. Mustard.”

Paul McCartney – New (2013)

Paul McCartney – New (2013)

Amid a dizzying number of appearances on TV talk shows and several live performances, Paul McCartney finally releases his anticipated album New.

Alan Parsons Project – I Robot: Legacy Edition (1977; 2013 reissue)

One of the more fascinating experiments in combining rock and science fiction, I Robot sounds as innovative today as it did in 1977.

Deep Beatles: “Mean Mr. Mustard,” from Abbey Road (1969)

Deep Beatles: “Mean Mr. Mustard,” from Abbey Road (1969)

As “Sun King” quietly fades, a drum kickstarts this darkly humorous track: “Mean Mr. Mustard,” a John Lennon composition dating to 1968. His own harshest critic, Lennon later labeled it a “piece of garbage.”

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Earth Wind and Fire, September 20, 2013

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Earth Wind and Fire, September 20, 2013

At the Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois: As the entire crowd bounced up and down, hands in the air, one thing was clear: only Earth Wind and Fire could turn the Chicago Theatre into one huge dance floor.