Maybe they’re too quirky, or too complex, or too English. So why are the awesome songs of Squeeze not on the front-burner to be recorded by others?
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.
For many of us, hot jazz means thin, scratchy sounds captured on old discs. Here’s a great way to hear it as it really was.