from The Atlantic Released 50 years ago, “I Am the Walrus” is endlessly analyzable, and yet somehow analysis-proof. “It seems very pretty,” she said when she had finished it, “but it’s rather hard to understand!” (You see she didn’t like to confess, even to herself, that she couldn’t make it out at all.) “Somehow it seems to [...]
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. release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the most acclaimed rock album ever and the [...]
Rare Behind-The-Scenes Footage Of The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ Surfaces, And You Have To See It To Believe It!
If you ever wondered what The Beatles were like when the camera wasn’t rolling, now is your chance. Being the biggest band in the world seems to be a tall task to live up to, but it turns out that behind-the-scenes, these four British rockstars were just normal human beings. tinder without facebook app Rare footage has [...]
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 hour program, which featured talent including Pablo Picasso and Maria Callas and was closed out by [...]
For casual fans (and the terribly uninformed), George Harrison was a second-tier member of the Beatles—a member whose contributions only became essential when he wrote “Here Comes The Sun.” For a mid-level fan, and rock writers everywhere, he was an indispensable member of the band who regularly contributed stunning, lesser-known songs like “Long, Long, Long” and “For [...]
THE BEATLES’ REMARKABLE catalog includes just one official live album, and the group’s immense popularity made it unlistenable. The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl, recorded in 1964 and 1965 but not released until 1977, was always a frustrating listen. Try as you might, you simply cannot hear much music above the fan-belt squeal of 10,000 Beatlemaniacs. You can’t blame the Fab [...]