2012 was a great year for new music, with albums from former major label favorites sharing space with releases from relative upstarts from the indie pop world. For my money, here’s a look at the best of the best from last year.
Learn some of the basic ins and outs of George Harrison’s handwriting during the Beatle years.
The insert tucked inside the landmark gatefold album was crafted by artists Sir Peter Blake and Jann Haworth.
A new documentary focusing on the stories of fans of The Beatles will make its debut Oct. 2, 2012.
A fully restored edition of the long out-of-print feature film will arrive this fall in theaters and for home viewing, along with a deluxe edition featuring 45 RPM EPs of the music.
Just when you thought there could be no further interpretations of any Beatles album, along comes rock guitarist Andy Timmons to give it a respectable ride.
We’ve turned our Market Watch countdown all the way up to 11 — but for a good cause. We’ve got Hank Mobley two-fer, and we wanted to give another artist a chance to shine in the spotlight, too. What else made the cut?
OHMYGODTHISSONGISGREAT. That’s what Nelson Bragg calls his publishing company, and it’s the phrase we uttered after hearing Bragg’s new LP, “We Get What We Want.”
The Beach Boys have had numerous hit records, but sometimes their non-hits were better than those that topped the charts.
It was nearly as hard for John Borack pick the Top 10 Paul McCartney solo songs as it was to choose the 10 best Beatles’ songs. Did your favorites make his list?