Told by them: “In His Own Write” by John Lennon – “I Me Mine” by Goerge Harrison Told by their wives: – “John” by Cynthia Lennon – “Wonderful Today” by Pattie Boyd Told by others: – “A Hard Day’s Write: The Stories Behind Every Beatles Song” by Steve Turner – “The Day John Met Paul:   Read More …

Brenda Mae Tarpley, better known as Brenda Lee, is the American singer that had 37 US chart hits during the 1960s, a number surpassed only by Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Ray Charles and Connie Francis. She is best known for her 1960 hit “I’m Sorry“, and 1958’s “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”, a US holiday   Read More …

It seems that some of today hip-hop moves are traced back in the ’50s. Watch this video – Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers – especially minute 0.10-0.11 (the moves of the doo-wop band) and minutes 0.16-0.18 (Frankie’s shoulder trick)

Sandra Dee’s commercial:

A good album is given away by an inspired cover. So does Tom Getter Slack’s recent release. I really like the inside drawings, representing physical principles of the looking glass. Seems like science and art mingled in the same music. The first thing I knew about Tom Getter Slack was the short but comprehensive description   Read More …

Then and now: