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 staggering highs and lows. They were riding a wave of commercial and critical acclaim following the [...]
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 [...]