All posts by patmatthews@cox.net

Steve Smith: Art Garfunkel says Simon & Garfunkel are not done; Kate Bush to perform after 35 years

Now that Art Garfunkel is back on the road following paralyzed vocal chords that halted his career for most of the last four years, the 72-year-old was asked by Rolling Stone about Paul Simon. Simon and Garfunkel has had an...

/ April 2, 2014

A LOOK BACK: THE LENNON AND MCCARTNEY SESSIONS – TOOT & A SNORE IN ’74 by Bob Wilson

On March 28th, 1974, Paul McCartney had traveled to Los Angeles to pay a visit to John Lennon, and they jammed in the studio.  Lennon was estranged from his wife Yoko Ono, and was engaged in his ‘Lost Weekend.’  This consisted of Lennon...

/ April 2, 2014

Dave Davies to play first UK show in 13 years

Dave Davies will play at the Barbican in London on April 11. The concert is described as Davies’s own way of marking “the fiftieth anniversary of his revolutionary guitar sound, which launched You Really Got Me“. The Kinks are due to...

/ April 1, 2014

Paul McCartney releasing ‘NEW’ album in unique Japan tour edition with bonus DVD

Universal Music in Japan announced on the internetMarch 27 it will release a special 2014 Japan Tour Edition of Paul McCartney’s “NEW” album on May 7. The two-disc set will contain a CD and DVD. The CD will feature the 15-track Japanese version of the disc with the...

/ April 1, 2014

Lost Beatles Album to Be Released

Beatles fans are excited about the release Tuesday of “Studio One,” an entire album of previously unreleased Beatles material discovered in a box at Abbey Road Studios labeled “The Walrus is Ringo,” along with a caricature of Ringo Starr sporting...

/ March 31, 2014

Great Cartoonist Finds Beatlesarama!!!

Cartoonist Finds Beatlesarama, Fun Ensues Mike Young is a cartoonist, illustrator, and teacher located in New York City. A Fulbright Scholar and graduate of CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College, Mike has been involved in a number of original projects–including comic strips,...

/ February 18, 2014