Posts in category "Beatles"

What Should You Watch On New Year's Day Besides Football.

Happy New Year! Hope you all had something better to do than watch the Google numbers dance their way into 2015. So now it’s New Year’s Day and hopefully the hangovers are clearing up. You’re settling in and getting ready to watch some Football. There are five games on today. FIVE!!! ┬áCombine those with the... Read more »

The 10 Greatest Pop Christmas Pop Songs

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10. Adam Sandler- The Hanukkah Song.
Have a happy, happy happy happy however you spell it.
Last week I looked at the 10 Worst Pop Christmas Songs. There was some bad, bad music there….I mean REALLY BAD TUNES!! With Christmas coming up in less than two weeks and Hanukkah a few days away, here are the 10 best songs. Enjoy and Happy Whatever you celebrate to all.

Vinyl Records in Living Color

Dave Mason- Alone Together.
Mason's first album is known as much for the marble coloring as the music.
Vinyl albums have been making a comeback. While you are used to seeing them in black, there have been some special issues of vinyl records in color. Here’s some of them.

Chrissie Hynde: We Wanna Hear The Old Songs

┬áRemember Rick Nelson? In the 70′s, he had a song called “Garden Party”. It’s about being booed at a concert because he was singing his new material. The audience wanted to hear his hits from his teen idol days. Forty years later and we’re still trying to sort out that musical issue. ┬áThis is Chrissie... Read more »

10 Great Songs About Death- Part Two

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Eric Clapton- Tribute to Jack. His former band mate Jack Bruce died last weekend. Clapton does an instrumental in his honor.
Last July, I made a gallery of songs about death. About 50 people are still reading it every day, so here are ten more deathy tunes. Stay tuned for part three in 2015. As always…comments and suggestions are welcomed.

The Beatles Sing For Parkinson's Moving Day-Chicago

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I'm Only Sleeping- What every PD patient wishes they could do.
Today is Moving Day-Chicago. It’s the annual fundraising event/walk to raise money and awareness in the fight against Parkinson’s Disease. What’s a better way to start the day than to have the Beatles sing some of their best Parkinson’s tunes!!

George Harrison Songs For Yom Kippur

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Within You Without You- From the Beatles Sgt. Pepper's album
Tonight is the start of Yom Kippur. A day where Jews can atone for all their sins of the previous year. It’s the holiest, most solemn day of the year. No one in the world of popular music wrote spiritual tunes like George Harrison. His faith oozed out of his body and into his music.... Read more »

Abbey Road Is 45 Years Old

Friday was the 45th anniversary of the release of the classic Beatles album Abbey Road. Where has the time gone? This was the final recorded Beatles album and came after all the infighting of the Let It Be sessions. That album almost led to the breakup of the band. Paul McCartney was so disturbed that... Read more »

10 Best Post Beatles Albums by John, Paul, George and Ringo

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10. McCartney-Paul's first solo album. He played all the instruments. A little uneven but a few excellent songs including Maybe I'm Amazed.
A friend recommended that I do a piece rating the Beatles albums…worst to best. That’s been done many times. But how about the best post-Beatles albums by The Fab Four? Here’s my Top 10. As always, suggestions, comments, criticisms are welcome.

Seven Songs For Labor Day

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The Beatles- A Hard Days Night. Long nights in the early days for the worlds most popular band.
Happy Labor Day 2014. There are hundreds of songs about the work experience, both good and bad. Sit back…open a beverage of your choice and enjoy some tunes. HAPPY LABOR DAY!
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