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On Second Thought: Bryan Adams, Cat Stevens, Dire Straits, ELP, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, others

On Second Thought: Bryan Adams, Cat Stevens, Dire Straits, ELP, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, others

So, the local church down the block was having its annual MAMMOTH GARAGE SALE. Occasionally, there are good deals to be had: high-end stereo systems for $100 or less, old but serviceable furniture suitable for a rental suite or cabin at the lake

Deep Beatles: “Misery” from Please Please Me (1963)

Last week marked the 50th anniversary of a cultural revolution: the release of the Beatles’ Please Please Me. Their first effort, recorded over 12 hours on a single day, stands as one of the most impressive debuts in rock history.

‘Play with one Beatle, and it really f*cks up your jazz career': Denny Seiwell on Wings, and other things

‘Play with one Beatle, and it really f*cks up your jazz career': Denny Seiwell on Wings, and other things

Denny Seiwell had played with Zoot Sims and J.J. Johnson before joining Paul McCartney and Wings. His work on 1971’s Ram, in fact, arrived even as he played dates with Billy Joel and James Brown, among others.

Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, Rick Springfield, others – Sound City: Real To Reel (2013)

Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, Rick Springfield, others – Sound City: Real To Reel (2013)

Dave Grohl’s soundtrack to his passionately crafted film about Los Angeles’ Sound City recording studio is just as lovingly constructed, with just as many smart insights. Grohl teases out tough new performances from unlikely sources

Eric Clapton – Old Sock (2013)

Eric Clapton – Old Sock (2013)

Like 461 Ocean Boulevard, but with better singing, Eric Clapton’s Old Sock is similarly thin on original songs, swerves into an amiable island-inflected vibe, and never gets too far outside of its super-mellow box.

‘We never fell out': Wings alum Denny Laine reunites with Paul McCartney for new book project

Denny Laine, long-time former collaborator with Paul McCartney and Wings, is at work on a new memoir — and he says McCartney is lending a hand.

Books: Rock ‘n’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip, by Robert Landau (2013)

Books: Rock ‘n’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip, by Robert Landau (2013)

There’s something happening here … What it is clearly isn’t Burma-Shave, and it isn’t Wayne Newton at the Hollywood Bowl or Jerry Lewis in Las Vegas.

‘What’s happened is, I like them all': Paul McCartney talks about working with four producers on new album

‘What’s happened is, I like them all': Paul McCartney talks about working with four producers on new album

Paul McCartney is putting the finishing touches on a new studio album alongside a quartet of producers including Giles Martin, son of the Beatles’ legendary collaborator George Martin.

Deep Beatles: “I’ve Got A Feeling” from Let It Be (1970)

Volumes have been written on the Lennon/McCartney dynamic, after point/counterpoint exchanges graced “We Can Work It Out,” “Getting Better,” and “She’s Leaving Home.” One of their finest moments as a duo occurred during the troubled Get Back sessions.

‘He’s suffered some significant brain damage': A tragic update on ailing ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough

‘He’s suffered some significant brain damage': A tragic update on ailing ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough

Guitarist Henry McCullough is unlikely to make a meaningful recovery after suffering a heart attack last November, says Denny Seiwell, his former bandmate with Paul McCartney and Wings in the early 1970s.