It was the psychedelic sixties, and for a brief period, rock and roll was hippy, spacey and trippy. Actually, one could say that psychedelic music continued well into the seventies, if you count the offshoot into space-rock, fusion and funk-rock – but who’s counting? My point is that what we commonly refer to “psychedelic rock” … More Their Satanic Majesties Request: The Rolling Stones’ Answer to Sgt. Pepper?
Ranking the Beatles’ albums, probably the favorite music topic of bloggers. I’ll follow my colleagues by name my favorite five songs on each album. Ready, set, go! 13. With the Beatles (1963) – Too many covers for me, but still a wonderful album. “Rollover Beethoven,” “I Wanna Be Your Man,” “All My Loving,” “Money” and … More Beatles Albums Ranked: My List
I am borrowing this idea from Larry Graves. George is my favorite Beatle and for most of his years in the Beatles, his songs had to fight to be heard. Starting on The White Album, his songwriting had advanced to rival Paul and John. I don’t “love” everything George wrote, but I appreciate all of … More George Harrison Beatle Songs (ranked)
Yes, even The Beatles had songs that did not fully register at the time. Great songs overlooked, edged-out by more popular or promoted songs. A dozen (there are many more), but here are 12 that quickly come to mind. “No Reply” – From Beatles for Sale (1964), written most by Lennon while on holiday. Offered … More The Beatles: 12 Under-Appreciated Songs