Fifty years on, Ringo's third
solo album (or first, as he counted it in 1977) remains a stunning
achievement, not just for the near-Beatles reunion but also on its
own musical merits. With Richard Perry in the producer's chair, an
array of talent was rallied in support of the beloved ex-Beatle,
resulting in something...
No one on the planet knows more about the contents of The
Beatles' Nagra reels than Beatle scholars Doug Sulpy (Drugs,
Divorce and A Slipping Image) and Dan Rivkin (They May Be Parted
blog). We convened to review the Get Back film and discuss how well
it depicted the events revealed by the extant audio.
This show was taped a month ago,
in conversation with Yardbirds/Renaissance/Illusion founding member
Jim McCarty, in an effort to widen the lens exploring the world of
60s British rock that The Beatles operated in. Sadly we find
ourselves now memorializing his friend and bandmate, Jeff Beck - a
giant of guitar whose...
Hosted by award-winning author Robert Rodriguez, Something About The Beatles is an intelligent but entertaining examination of The Beatles' music and career. Smart, funny and surprising - just like the Fab Four.