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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.

Deep Beatles: “Sun King” from Abbey Road (1969)

Deep Beatles: “Sun King” from Abbey Road (1969)

Next in the Abbey Road medley is one of the Beatles’ most beautiful yet mysterious tracks, “Sun King.” In later years, John Lennon dismissed “Sun King” as “a piece of garbage I had around,” but its lovely harmonies and mystical lyrics transform it into an entrancing listening experience.

With needlessly nude video, Miley Cyrus continues taking a “Wrecking Ball” to her career

With needlessly nude video, Miley Cyrus continues taking a “Wrecking Ball” to her career

Fresh from her controversial performance at the VMAs, Miley Cyrus just released the video for the second single off her upcoming album Bangerz. Musically, “Wrecking Ball” is an improvement over “We Can’t Stop”

Earth Wind and Fire – Now, Then and Forever (2013)

Earth Wind and Fire – Now, Then and Forever (2013)

Anyone who smiles while listening to classic Earth Wind and Fire tracks (just try remaining seated during “September”) will thoroughly enjoy the group’s first album in eight years, Now, Then and Forever.

Deep Beatles: “You Never Give Me Your Money” from Abbey Road (1969)

Deep Beatles’ look at the Abbey Road medley continues with “You Never Give Me Your Money,” an obvious nod to the group’s legal and financial woes from their ill-fated venture Apple Corps.