Tag: Ken Womack

Teaching beatles
Hear

Everything Fab Four: Teaching the Beatles

Besides musical composition, The Beatles provide an opportunity to explore everything from politics to poetry. A growing number of academics are using the Fab Four to stimulate critical thinking on a whole ‘nother level.

making beatles a day in the life
Hear

The Making of The Beatles’ “A Day in the Life”

What went into the creation of this Beatles masterpiece? And what was done to make John Lennon comfortable with his own singing voice? Details courtesy of “Sound Pictures,” Ken Womack’s second George Martin biography.

Ken Womack and Scott Freiman
See

Video: 10 Beatlesque Bands

Beatles experts Scott Freiman (“Deconstructing the Beatles”) and Ken Womack (“The Beatles Encyclopedia”) propose ten bands each that they believe qualify as Beatlesque.