beatles Archive

28 Aug 2012

Why the Beatles Still Matter

Friday night in suburban Atlanta. I’m on the lawn of the town square, and hundreds of families have brought their kids, bought food, and lugged blankets and chairs and bug spray to stake out their spot. All
14 Apr 2011

‘For No One’, the Beatles

30 Songs Topic: Sad Songs At first listen, the Beatles’ “For No One” dazzles you with its musical brilliance: A descending bass line a la “A Whiter Shade of Pale” with short staccatoed eighth notes on a
8 Dec 2010

It was 30 Years Ago Today…

I vaguely remember the news report about John Lennon being killed. And honestly, even though I was 12, I still didn’t have a clue about what a big deal this was. I was lost in the post-disco/new