Tag Archives: The Beatles

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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Ringo

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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Thinking About Record Stores

I used to have a massive collection of vinyl records, so many, that I sometimes worried that their weight might collapse the floor in my little house.  Several years ago I sold most of those record albums to a fellow … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Alice Cooper

Sometimes I just shrug my shoulders when I think about some of the musicians I listened to during my youth.  Amongst the albums in my collection, were 8-Track tapes of Alice Cooper.  Yes, 8-Tracks that I kept in the car … Continue reading

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Peter Max

Ever since 1968, I’ve had to refute a misconception about the animation art of The Beatle’s animated film “Yellow Submarine”.  One time, I even wrote a letter to the editor of a regional newspaper to correct a story that said … Continue reading

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John’s Birthday, Today

What has been left unsaid about John Lennon?  The most imaginative story writer would be hard pressed to come up with a storyline much more amazing than that of Lennon’s. His saga was launched on October 9, 1940. It seems … Continue reading

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