The Beatles weren’t the first to use the “middle eight” in a song, but they sure took it to another level. Here are some of their best.
It’s one of the most enduring, haunting Beatles songs. Our resident Beatles expert, Scott Freiman, breaks down just why that is.
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.”
“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.