Ringo, then and now with his All-Starr Band

Ringo Starr’s All Starr Tour 2013

  Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band have been touring the countries of the Pacific Rim: New Zealand, Australia and now Japan on their 2013 schedule. Ringo and friends are also participating in a series of cd’s set for...

/ January 20, 2013
Paul and Linda's "Ram" album.

Paul McCartney Plus Linda = Ram

Paul McCartney’s “Ram,” released to poor reviews in 1971, is now regarded as one of the best “indie” albums of the time. It’s also the only record credited to Paul and Linda McCartney. The track, “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey,” became Macca’s...

/ January 19, 2013

George Harrison: Living In The Material World

  George Harrison. In many ways, George’s first two post-Beatles studio albums were amazing and awe-inspiring: “All Things Must Pass” and the charity “Concert For Bangladesh.” These overshadowed the third studio effort, “Living In The Material World,” yet it was...

/ January 19, 2013

John and Yoko Bed-in: “Give Peace A Chance”

                John Lennon and “Give Peace a Chance.” Today, many fans and critics of John Lennon don’t realize how much Yoko Ono inspired John. Always the artist, he absorbed and respected Yoko’s history...

/ January 18, 2013
"Paperback Writer," Beatles hit song, 1966.

Beatles Music Hit Story: 1966

Beatles Music Hit Story (1966) In England the singles, “Paperback Writer” b/w “Rain” and “Yellow Submarine”/”Eleanor Rigby” hit #1. Critics call “Rain” their finest B-side, for its slowed-down rhythm track and backwards vocals, both of which were a hint of...

/ January 17, 2013
Dave Grohl points to Paul McCartney's t-shirt at the 12-12-12 benefit concert.

McCartney & Sandy CD; Rascals Reunite

12-12-12 benefit album out, features McCartney, Clapton column by Steve Smith               The 2-CD soundtrack, “12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief” from the recent mega-benefit has been released with little fanfare. The set features...

/ January 11, 2013