The Beatles always had a certain “magic” to their songs. There’s one song in particular that we break down to nail the “secret sauce.”
Southside Johnny’s passionate vocals, the band’s musical chops, and those ever present R&B horns will make you wish the night would go on forever.
“Pump It Up” and “Lipstick Vogue” reveal Elvis Costello’s songwriting skills had reached a higher level. His then-new band, The Attractions, also helped kick it up a few notches.
Harry Chapin was especially gifted in creating rich stories through his songs. Sadly lost too soon, his unique tales still hold up.