PAUL McCARTNEY Tug of War (Deluxe Edition) Concord Music Group/Hear Music ***** Pipes of Peace (Deluxe Edition) Concord Music Group/Hear Music *** The Paul McCartney reissue program continues with 1982’s Tug of War and 1983’s Pipes of Peace, …
A shorter, slightly different version of this list first appeared in my 2007 book, Shake Some Action: The Ultimate Power Pop Guide. Now that Cheap Trick is (finally) (and deservedly) on this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot, …
This first-rate documentary looks back at George Martin’s incredible career as a producer, both with The Beatles and well beyond the band.
Memories of his mom singing the 1932 hit “Please” inspired John Lennon to write “Please Please Me.” Trace the song’s journey up the charts in this book excerpt.
Paul McCartney’s first solo effort away from The Beatles, the film soundtrack “The Family Way,” finally gets it release on CD.
Six British Invasion groups not yet inducted deserve Rock Hall of Fame consideration
The curiously titled “Mythology” serves up a variety of tracks from the 50-year career of the Gibb brothers.
Overlooked by most critics, America has been pleasing a large number of fans for years
Breaking up is hard to do. Getting blamed for it is easy
As the band America crisscrosses the United States in celebration of its 40th anniversary, one-third of that original trio — Dan Peek — remains a semi-retired musician.