On the 50th anniversary of “Abbey Road, ” Beatle scholar Ken Womack has written “Solid State,” an excellent account of the making of that album.
“Tequila Mockingbird” is a must-have collection for anyone interested in cocktails and literature. Or maybe just cocktails.
Lately, Billie Eilish has been blowing up. If you’re not up to speed on her music, here’s the deal on this exceptional new artist.
That distinctive organ riff helped make “96 Tears” a classic hit. And its appeal wasn’t lost on other artists, including The Ramones and Aretha.
Now that Abbey Road has reached the top of the charts — again — on its 50th anniversary, it seems a good time to appreciate a less-celebrated aspect of their collective genius: John Lennon’s guitar playing.