Yoko Ono Premiered a Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to Mark His 78th Birthday (Listen)

Yoko Ono Premiered a Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to Mark His 78th Birthday (Listen)

When Yoko Ono announced her new studio album, Warzone, back in July, attention focused on the fact that she would be including a cover of “Imagine,” the song made famous by her late husband, John Lennon. Today, Oct. 9, is Lennon’s birthday. He’d have turned 78, were he still around. Happy Birthday, John. pic.twitter.com/EjGjOVSY57 — […]

Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and Mike Campbell on 50 Years of the Byrds’ ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ (The Interview)

Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and Mike Campbell on 50 Years of the Byrds’ ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ (The Interview)

“I don’t think it sold many copies, but there was no pressure to go in a certain direction, and Columbia just let us do whatever we wanted,” The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn told me in 2016 of his former band’s legendary album, Sweetheart of the Rodeo. Now considered a crucial moment in the birth of country-rock […]

Top 11 British Phrases Heard in Beatles Songs

Top 11 British Phrases Heard in Beatles Songs

Until 1964, Americans imagined Brits as businessmen in bowler hats and stuffy butlers who served tea. The Beatles‘ arrival on our shores changed all that. We grew our hair, dressed in Carnaby Street fashions and overnight, British words like “fab” and “gear” entered our language. But Beatles lyrics contain many expressions that many American fans […]

Watch Paul McCartney’s Music Video for ‘Fuh You,’ Filmed in Liverpool and Chronicling Young Love

Watch Paul McCartney’s Music Video for ‘Fuh You,’ Filmed in Liverpool and Chronicling Young Love

One of the most undeniably catchy songs on Paul McCartney‘s new album Egypt Station (pick up a copy here) is “Fuh You.” Produced by OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, the song boasts an infectious chorus, a bouncy rhythm and a very candid, warmly polished pop feel. Macca premiered a music video for the song Monday night, and […]

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