Jim Beviglia’s book “Playing Back the 80s” shares fascinating details about some of this decade’s best songs, including John Lennon’s comeback track “Starting Over.”
They auditioned one guitarist after another – which added to the flavor of this 1976 album – but Ronnie Wood won out. Carly Simon helped, too.
Did he choose the wrong song to start with? Or were the promotional efforts askew? This Springsteen album deserves more love.
Cracked vocals, messed-up harmonies, bad guitar riffs… None of them marred the perfection of Beatles tracks like “Please Please Me,” “If I Fell,” and “I’ll Get You.”