Continuing with posting about essential albums by the individual Beatles, next I might cover other artists, in this post I want to share what I consider to be George’s best albums. George had many beautiful albums and he always wrote about his beliefs and not necessarily looking for hits. I believe George to be a…… Continue reading George Harrison: Essential Albums
A book by May Pang May Pang is often not mentioned but she was an important figure in John’ s life. She worked for both John and Yoko since 1969 as a PA assistant. It is a weird story as only could happen to John. While making Mind Games, Ono and Lennon decided to separate…… Continue reading Instamatic Karma: Photographs of John Lennon (2008)
Produced by George Martin with remixes produced by Giles Martin The Book included in the box set. It is a great time to be a Beatles fan. With the releases of the Anniversary editions of Sgt. Pepper and The Beatles (White Album), the soon to be released version of the Let it be Film and…… Continue reading The Beatles Abbey Road 50th Anniversary Edition
I believe with today’s technology, The Beatles would sound amazing. They were incredible musicians and no matter how good is Paul’s live band, they just don’t sound the same. Today the next best thing is tribute bands, they play the songs note for note as the Beatles did. I first saw The Jukebox when they…… Continue reading The Jukebox: Beatles tribute: Abbey Road concert
Directed Danny Boyle Starring Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon. A world without The Beatles, hard to imagine. I always say, you might not like them, but no one can deny the impact The Beatles had music and the culture. In eight years, they produced so many great songs and albums. When it…… Continue reading Yesterday (2019)
The third composer in The Beatles, George Harrison is often overlooked both as a guitarist and as a songwriter. In the shadow of the great songwriting of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, it was hard for George to really get his music out there, and the Beatles producer did not help because he always gave…… Continue reading George Harrison
On June 1, 1967 The Beatles released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. It is regarded as one of the most important albums of all time. The album has been named as the best album of all time in various lists (Wikipedia, 2019). It is considered the album that revolutionized music and what started the album…… Continue reading It was 51 years ago today!
After writing about John Lennon, it was obvious that I should talk about his songwriting partner in The Beatles, Paul McCartney. Paul is the one most successful songwriters of all time, with a career that has lasted for decades. He did achieve the most successful solo career among the other Beatles, but he was focused…… Continue reading Paul McCartney (1962 to present day)
I have written articles dedicated to The Beatles as a band, so in this blog post, I won’t go into detail of those years in Lennon’s career. As I have done for Elton and Bob Dylan, I want to have a spotlight blog post about John Lennon. He was the guiding spirit of The Beatles…… Continue reading John Lennon (1940 – 1980)
Top 15 Albums! Music has a beautiful power of bringing memories, taking you back to a certain time and places and sometimes it can even lift your spirits up. For as long as I can remember music has been an important part of my life. Whether I’m writing or listening, music is important to me.…… Continue reading My favorite 15 albums.