Tag: Ringo Starr

The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ at 50: A Monument to Paul McCartney’s Genius

The Daily Beast•November 25, 2017   Released fifty years ago—on November 27, 1967—the Beatles’ last slice of psychedelia is an underrated masterpiece, and more fun than ‘Sgt. Pepper.’ STEREO WILLIAMS 11.25.17 11:00 PM ET In 1967, the Beatles were experiencing...

/ November 27, 2017

The Delights of Parsing the Beatles’ Most Nonsensical Song

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...

/ November 25, 2017

Sexually Inappropriate Songs Thru The Years

by Pat Matthews I was trying to come up with a more interesting title to this piece….to no avail. So, I think I’m going to run with the one I have. Hopefully, I have your attention by now. I received...

/ November 20, 2017

Ringo Starr Remembers His ‘Good Friend’ Tom Petty, Talks New Album

from Billboard Magazine 10/14/2017 by Gary Graff Last week’s music world tragedies were a double whammy for Ringo Starr. Rock’s leading proponent of “peace and love” had advanced book to Las Vegas for Oct. 2, the day after the Route 91...

/ October 18, 2017

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