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 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 several e-mails here at the Beatles-A-Rama!!! studios pertaining to a song we play, "You're Sixteen (You're [...]
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 Harvest festival shootings. "Just by chance I was booked here on the Monday to see some [...]
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 [...]
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 of The Beatles, and rock-and-roll, forever. It's "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," released 50 years [...]
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 [...]