On its 50th anniversary, “The White Album” is examined inside and out by various Beatle experts. Hosted by Monmouth University, this symposium should earn you an “extra credit” for fun.
In just about twelve months, the Fab Four crossed over from a regional act with a shaky recording deal to the cusp of worldwide Beatlemania. Test your smarts on this pivotal year for John, Paul, George, and Ringo.
Paul McCartney’s voice – and hair – have evolved. Here’s something even richer: “Egypt Station, “ his latest project reveals a gift for melody and lyrics that’s improved with time.
The late engineer’s input on many Beatle classics is legendary. But Geoff Emerick also lent his exceptional talents to the Zombies and prog-rock’s Robin Trower.
It appeared on nearly every Beatle album, from the first to the last. What was the “wind up” piano, how did it work, and why did the band love it so much?