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 …

Video of the day: John Lennon Live in New York City 1972

“That Madison Square Gardens gig was the best music I enjoyed playing since the Cavern or even Hamburg… It was just the same kinda feeling when The Beatles used to really get into it” – John Lennon John Lennon Live in New York City 1972 Two concerts took place, in the afternoon and evening of 30 August 1972 . John Lennon …

The Beatles Seven records of Christmas

The Beatles Seven records of Christmas From 1963 to 1969, the Beatles recorded and released seven special Christmas singles through their fan club. These were closer to “Monty Pythonesque”-comedy than their normal releases. The first ones are whimsical, cheery and thankful for their success, but later records are more esoteric. They reflect their development as a unit, the 1969 recording is four …

December 11: John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (1970)

… Lennon presents everything on the surface, and the song titles — “Mother,” “I Found Out,” “Working Class Hero,” “Isolation,” “God,” “My Mummy’s Dead” — illustrate what each song is about, and charts his loss of faith in his parents, country, friends, fans, and idols. It’s an unflinching document of bare-bones despair and pain, but for all its nihilism, it …

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