“Rubber Soul” was a race against the clock, as The Beatles had only 30 days to write, record and mix an album — from scratch! That the result was a masterpiece makes the story even more remarkable. The latest film in the “Deconstructing The Beatles” series tells the tale.
To mark the one-year anniversary of his passing, a look at Prince’s musical identities, from rock guitarist to jazz piano man.
The Beatles had “big ears” that were open to influences from all sorts of music — and it showed on their very first single. They were the first in Rock n’ Roll (we think) to use chord changes that later appeared everywhere.
The first Beatles-like American pop group to have a hit were San Francisco’s The Beau Brummels. But they weren’t the last.
The Beatles, Hall & Oates, and Donna Summer sing about the almighty dollar.