The Beatles’ “Carnival of Light” is nearly 15 minutes of…we don’t know what. It was an early attempt at avant-garde, but fell flat.
Everyone knows the importance of George Martin and Brian Epstein in the career of the Beatles. But three other men deserve a shout-out.
It’s not often one gets to meet one of their heroes. It’s even rarer to meet a few of them. One of our fans slipped these great stories over the transom.
“Penny Lane” is full of inventive twists, starting with this chord. See how Sir Paul wove it together so seamlessly. It’s a master class in composition.