Feb 15: The Beatles recorded “Ticket To Ride” in 1965

The Beatles were such a prolific album act that it’s sometimes hard to abstract their later singles; here, they ride their roots as a bar band in Liverpool and Hamburg to a new kind of glory. ~Dave Marsh (The Heart of Rock & Soul) The opening circular riff, played on 12-string guitar by George Harrison, was a signpost for the …

The Beatles 40 best songs: at 17 She Loves You

She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah – “John and I wrote She Loves You together. There was a Bobby Rydell song (Forget Him) out at the time and, as often happens, you think of one song when you write another. We were in a van up in …

Jan 27: John Lennon wrote, recorded and mixed Instant Karma! in 1970

“I wrote it for breakfast, recorded it for lunch, and we’re putting it out for dinner.” – John Lennon “Everybody was going on about karma … But it occurred to me that karma is instant as well as it influences your past life or your future life … I’m fascinated by commercials, as an art form … So the idea …

My 5 Favourite songs about Bob Dylan

    Songs about Bob Dylan 1. Cat Power – Song to Bobby My favourite line: “Oh God, can you tell me who are you singing to” as I have so many times read Dylan’s lyrics and wondered the exact same thing. I love this song, she’s such a “fangirl”, and the way she mimics his singing style is so …

The Best Christmas Songs

Egil’s 5 choices: 1. John Lennon -Happy Christmas (War Is Over):

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