The Beatles’ 1965 album Rubber Soul is an embarrassment of riches. In addition to its stellar material, it signaled the final days of Beatlemania and a transition into more experimental sounds and sophisticated songwriting.
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‘They probably play those Beatles songs better than the Beatles': Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer on Paul McCartney’s band
Joey Kramer says there wasn’t much to draw him into the Grammys broadcast save for a partial reunion of the Beatles. That, he says, was enough to endure a show that didn’t have nearly enough rock music.
‘It’s just a habit at this point': On Ringo Starr’s tandem drumming with Paul McCartney at the Grammys
Many Beatles fans were disappointed when a much-anticipated Grammys reunion featuring Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney found Starr performing alongside McCartney’s regular drummer, Abe Laboriel Jr. That’s actually Starr’s preferred format these days.
Concluding our walk through the Abbey Road medley is the brief, secret coda “Her Majesty.” At only 23 seconds, it stands as the shortest song in the Beatles catalog.
Never mind that our readers’ top pick for 2013 was actually published on December 27, 2011. It’s part of a trend involving a certain mop-topped bunch.
The Band is revealed in all of its muscular, almost (but never completely) out-of-control on-stage glory — bolstered, in a meeting of musical worlds, by these stabbing horn charts from Allen Toussaint.
As the year that is becomes the year that was, it’s perhaps to be expected that retrospective items would move to the fore — and this week, we’re loaded down.
The final section of the Abbey Road medley also symbolizes the Beatles winding down their careers.
Artists reclaimed their thrones in 2013, did things they were supposed to do in the way they were supposed to do them. Sounded, if nothing else, like their very own glorious selves.
The upcoming 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ American debut has inspired a slew of related books, CDs, movies, and other collectibles. In other words, this Christmas will be a dream