Tag: george martin

All 213 Beatles Songs, Ranked From Worst to Best

By Bill Wyman www.vulture.com  At Beatles anniversary time, the stories write themselves. “It was 25/30/40 years ago today!” “The act you’ve known for all these years!” “A splendid time was guaranteed for all!” Last week’s 50th anniversary of the U.S....

/ June 9, 2017

The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper at 50: A track by track analysis

It was the first rock album with printed lyrics, the first with a fold-out cover, the first to win a “Best Album” Grammy. It may be the most influential record in pop history, and the best-loved. It changed the direction...

/ May 31, 2017

These Never-Before-Seen Photos of The Beatles Will Make You Love Them Even More

DAVID MAGNUS by ADAM RATHE MAY 2, 2017 On June 25, 1967, performers representing 19 countries from around the world appeared on Our World, the first international television production broadcast by satellite. An estimated 400 million viewers watched the two-and-a-half...

/ May 4, 2017

Giles Martin Defends His New Stereo Sgt. Pepper

from Mojo Magazine Inside the Beatles’ studio magic and how even history’s most famous album has been improved, with The Son Of Fifth Beatle George. By DANNY ECCLESTON APRIL 27, 2017 SINCE THE EARLY ’90s, when he was brought in...

/ April 28, 2017

Jimmy Webb on John Lennon’s Lost Weekend, Writing for Frank Sinatra

from Rolling Stone Magazine (online) During the late Sixties and early Seventies, Jimmy Webb was arguably the most successful mainstream songwriter alive, churning out sweeping, richly orchestrated hits for Glen Campbell, Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra, among others. Yet while...

/ April 20, 2017

Never-before-seen photos capture The Beatles at Abbey Road

By Allyssia Alleyne, CNN (CNN)At 19, British photographer David Magnus was invited to shoot a still relatively unknown pop group called The Beatles during a concert at a Buckinghamshire private school. Needless to say, they didn’t stay unknown for much longer....

/ March 21, 2017