Like all successful artists, The Beatles drew from sources all over the place, some obvious; some not so much. In this detailed discussion
March 20, 2017
It is a sign of the esteem that this musical icon was held by The Beatles that they performed more songs penned by him than any other single artist. Chuck Berry’s shadow looms large: as a performer – as a songwriter – as a guitarist.
February 22, 2017
In this special expended edition of SATB, Richard and Robert sit down with Mark Lewisohn to review the life and times of the Beatles’ first manager (yes, manager), who passed away late last year.
February 17, 2017
Half a century ago, The Beatles ushered in the second half of their career – the studio years – with this landmark double A-side release. Though the single’s commercial fortunes might not have reflected it,
February 4, 2017
What if the events of December 8, 1980 played out completely differently and somehow, an unscathed John Lennon – bereft of an obstructions – was able to join his former bandmates in a live concert situation; perhaps more than one?