Tag Archives: Beatles

ICYMI: The Beatles ‘The Christmas Records’ was a 5-Star affair

The Christmas Records is a limited edition boxed set featuring all seven of the Fabs’ Christmas messages, each presented on a colored vinyl 7” single (white, red, blue, yellow, green, clear, and orange, respectively) and housed in a heavy-duty picture sleeve with the original artwork replicated.

Donovan: Psychedelia’s Poet Laureate

Donovan, who the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame claimed “single-handedly initiated the psychedelic revolution,” talks to Goldmine about his close relationship with The Beatles and how a creative movement changed from psychedelic drugs to meditation.

Remembering Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens

by John M. Borack “It was long ago, seems like yesterday…” I’m one of the many who was a fan of the Smithereens from the first time I heard them in the mid-’80s. Everything about the band resonated with me: …

Top 10 Ringo Starr drum performances

When discussing instrumental prowess, Ringo Starr’s drumming contributions have often gotten short shrift over the years. Here are 10 examples of his great drumming performances.

British Rock Roundup 2017

There are plenty of books that make good music history guides for British Rock. Gillian G. Gaar explores this year’s most interesting releases.