The Beatles’ “Lovely Rita” provides a moment of levity to ‘Sgt. Pepper,’ distinguishing itself from other tracks through its raunchy subject matter and clunkier sound.
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Tellingly, Paul McCartney still occasionally performs the Beatles’ “I’ll Follow the Sun” in concert. It’s an important stepping stone in his artistic development.
‘Band on the Run,’ released on Dec. 5, 1973, pushes Paul McCartney to new places, as he incorporates every part of his pop genius.
Kit O’Toole counts down the best Beatles-related releases of the past year, ranging from books to CDs to DVDs to calendars and more.
Pity the poor Brits, who didn’t initially receive the full 11-song U.S. version of the Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour,’ released on Nov. 27, 1967.
Another step in the Beatles’ development, “Another Girl” turned conventional love songs and traditional pop structures on their heads.
Stanley Clarke made a key assist on Paul McCartney’s ‘Pipes of Peace,’ released Oct. 31, 1983. He tells us why those sessions were among his favorites.
Paul McCartney’s “You Won’t See Me” points to a larger theme on the Beatles’ 1965 album ‘Rubber Soul’: the anguish and complexity of love.
Tucked away inside the largely avoidable ‘Give My Regards to Broadstreet,’ issued on Oct. 22, 1984, was Paul McCartney’s first real rock song in years.
Reissuing ‘Tug of War’ and ‘Pipes of Peace’ simultaneously poses an intriguing question: Is Paul McCartney inviting us to compare and contrast?