It Begins with an Ending … and Started Something Huge
America met The Beatles with “All My Loving” on The Ed Sullivan Show. Let’s break down the complex magic of this tune.
The Surprising Chord That Helped Make “Penny Lane” a Masterpiece
“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.
When “In-Jokes” Come “Out” In Records
Whether it’s a sly dig at a rival or just a fun way to say something naughty, these in jokes pop up on some pretty big hits.
Jimi Hendrix and “A Day in the Life” – FAQ
When we suggested a Hendrix connection to “A Day in the Life,” you had A LOT to say about it. Here are responses to the most frequent questions/comments.
Charlie Gracie: He Beat Elvis to The Punch
Teenager Charlie Gracie was an early pioneer whose name may not be so familiar. But he likely beat Elvis to the first rockabilly record.