Back in the day, Tin Pan Alley songwriters wrote introductory “verses” that were nothing like the song that followed. Steely Dan modernized this old-world technique on “Babylon Sisters.” See how.
David Bowie was the king of “reinvention.” He never rested on his laurels or took the easy path. Is there someone today who’s doing similar?
It’s hard to pinpoint just why the music of the Beatles always felt so good. Drummer Joe Bellia breaks it down to one word: Ringo!