All posts by Goodhelp

Retired rocket scientist and part-time brain surgeon. Ok, I also took some time out (four years!) to serve in the US Navy as a journalist. Continued a radio career in Seattle and southern California. Streaming radio and assorted podcasting keeps me busy. What a strange trip it’s been and continues to be!

"Something"best of Beatles' Abbey Road?

“Something:” Best Of Abbey Road

Spotlight: George Harrison (1969) The “Quiet Beatle” always wanted more of his songs on Beatle albums. It took some time before he had the song writing experience needed. In an interview, John Lennon said Harrison “just hadn’t had the practice...

/ June 4, 2013
Donated Lennon lyrics in UK Museum

John Lennon’s Lyrics Next To Beethoven’s!

  Lennon’s Lyrics in UK National Museum (2013) John Winston Lennon’s hand-written song lyrics are now on display at the British Library in London. Visitors can see these scraps of paper displayed next to historical artifacts from Beethoven, Shakespeare and...

/ June 3, 2013
McCartney & Wings concert goers

Beatle Paul & Wings Over Tulsa, OK!

Spotlight: Paul McCartney Beatle Paul’s “Out There” tour quickly landed in Oklahoma and adjusted to living on Tulsa time at the futuristic BOK Center. On the first of two nights, McCartney and Wings boomed out two and-a-half hours of hits...

/ June 1, 2013
Boss radio hits LA in 1965!

1965: Beatles Hit Boss Angeles!

Beatles On-the-Air! Boss Angeles was sizzling in the summer of ’65. Much more than the time and temp arrived with the city’s new top-40 AM station, 93/KHJ! This was the hottest, new rockin’ station in Los Angeles with larger than...

/ May 30, 2013
George Harrison's inspiration

“For You Blue” Inspired by Patti Boyd?

Spotlight: George Harrison (1970) The “B” side to “The Long And Winding Road” was George’s “For You Blue.” It’s fair to say this tune may well have been inspired by the blue eyed Patti Boyd, George’s eventual wife (and later...

/ May 26, 2013
Beatles and Roy Orbison, future Traveling Wilbury

Beatles Toured With Future Wilbury

Beatles Hit Story (1963) 50 years ago this month, the Beatles arranged a tour of the UK with one of their greatest idols, Roy Orbison. Originally, Roy was slated as the headliner. However, the Fab Four’s popularity was growing by...

/ May 24, 2013