Ken Womack’s “John Lennon: 1980” is an engaging look at a pivotal year. It paints a portrait of a happy man – which is something, at least.
For many songwriters, inspiration strikes in the form of…another songwriter. Here are some who turned the tables on a hero or colleague.
If there were a monument to some of the founders of rock guitar, which four would you pick? We have some suggestions on the subject.
“Magic Alex” drifted into the Beatle orbit proclaiming to be a genius. Was he a con man? Crazy? Both? His story remains one of the strangest in Beatle lore.