Tag: the Beatles

This Boy

The Beatles were celebrated for being a lot of things, but deep down, they were just a barbershop quartet who struck it big. It was their melodicism and their harmonies that gave them that mass appeal that went far beyond teen-idoldom. It was a neat … Continue reading This Boy

Taxman

Well, this certainly plays very differently in today’s context. George Harrison shuffled off this mortal coil far too soon, but in some regards he’s lucky he went when he did; he doesn’t have to do a 180 on his first protest song. In 1966 The … Continue reading Taxman

Sun King

You’ve probably never listened to any of the weird Side 2 songs from Abbey Road out of context. The idea was, presumably, that by the time you got around to turning the record over, you’d be tripping your nuts off, and everything would just drift … Continue reading Sun King