“Automatic for the People”: R.E.M Comes of Age
In October 1992, R.E.M released “Automatic for the People,” an album showcasing another level of musicianship and emotional depth.
“Love Me Do”: The Birth of the Self-Contained Band
The creation of “Love Me Do” had a ripple effect, not just on the Beatles’ career – but on the music industry as a whole.
10 Disappointing Follow-Up Albums
Meandering lyrics, drug-induced hazes, the pressure to play “pop star” — just a few things that can saddle a great band after a hit album.
Aug. ’62: A Big Month in Beatle History
Four weeks in 1962 set forces in motion in Beatle history that would ripple through their entire lives and career.
10 Middle Eights by The Fab Four
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.