Tag: Rubber Soul

Brian Wilson on the Influence of the Beatles and Rolling Stones

Brian Wilson releases his long-awaited memoir, I Am Brian Wilson. In this excerpt, he discusses the influence of two of the Beach Boys’ only true rivals in the ’60s: the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. And also, how bandmate/rival Mike Love helped...

/ October 11, 2016

The Beatles: 10 Best Songs of All Time

by Jeff Rindskopf | How does one narrow the entire Beatles catalog down to just 10 essential songs? In truth, you can’t. This isn’t just any band — this is the band that brought British music to the rest of the world and...

/ September 26, 2016

The Beatles: Ranking Their Albums From Worst to Best

The Beatles are commonly considered to be the most important musical group of the 20th century, but even regardless of their historical significance, their original output is endlessly listenable. Within a span of only eight years in the 1960s, the Fab Four released a string...

/ June 23, 2016

Game-Changing ‘Paperback Writer’ Presaged ‘Revolver’

By Colin Fleming | Rolling Stone magazine | In the annals of Beatles singles, we have what we might think of as a game-starter in “Please Please Me,” a game-ender in something like “Let It Be,” and a host of game-changers, the most important...

/ May 31, 2016