Tag Archives: The Beatles

Life Is Not A Race

One of my little guilty pleasures is to listen to “Revolution Number Nine” from the Beatle’s “white album”. People either hate or love the avant-garde composition due to its higgledy-piggledy structure. While listening to Number Nine last night, the statement, … Continue reading

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Give Something Away

“Oh yeah, all right. Are you going to be in my dreams. Tonight? And in the endThe love you takeIs equal to the love you make”–1969 by John Lennon and Paul McCartney The very short, final tune of the medley … Continue reading

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It’s Beatles Day

On June 25th, 52 years ago, “All You Need Is Love” debuted on BBC’s “Our World” program. The Beatles performed their then new song to an audience of some 400,000,000 viewers in 26 countries. Aside from being popular, the song … Continue reading

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All Things Must Pass

I awoke from a nostalgic dream this morning. At the same time, a couple of lines from an old George Harrison song repeated in my head: “…None of life’s strings can last So, I must be on my way And … Continue reading

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The Beatles And India

Yesterday, the clerk at the thrift store in Wayne, Nebraska was testing an old boom box stereo unit to make sure the thing worked before putting it up for sale. He placed “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” into the … Continue reading

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John Lennon vs The USA (Review)

To be honest, I probably would never have picked up the book if it dealt with someone other than John Lennon.  However, like any other fan of The Beatles, I couldn’t resist at least checking out Leon Wildes’ new book. … Continue reading

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It’s automatic.  We see the name “Ringo” and we think of The Beatles.  Ringo Starr’s bio has been told numerous times.  Richard Starkey (Junior) was born on July 7, 1940 to confectioners Richard and Elsie Starkey. The youngster grew up … Continue reading

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