Tag: George Harrison

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: The Beatles’ “Let It Be”

“I’ll finish you all now! You’ll pay!” So said Paul McCartney to Ringo Starr when Ringo tried to convince Paul to...

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: “McCartney”

It must be great to be Paul McCartney. All that fame, all that money. And it must be terrible, too, because you have to compete with Paul...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Beatles, “Abbey Road”

The Beatles stereo vinyl remasters are here...

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: “Abbey Road”

Certain albums in this series present a particular challenge, as we’ve noted before: What can one say that’s fresh about some...

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: The Beatles, “Magical Mystery Tour”

"We made it up as we went along," McCartney said. Sadly, it often shows....

DVD Reviews

DVD Review: Strange Fruit: The Beatles’ Apple Records

Want the whole story? Here it is, come and ... oh never mind....

Music

The Ten Best Cover Songs (You Didn’t Know Were Covers)

Wait.....I thought THAT was the original version!...

Music

Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah #03: The “Think for Yourself” Session

Do what you want to do — just get the f#%&ing note right....

Music

Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah #01: How Compleat Was “The Compleat Beatles”?

Dan Wiencek serves up a double-size helping of Beatle-y goodness...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Paul McCartney’s “Young Boy” (1997)

The Beatles are kind of always in the not-distant background, as they are the goddamn Beatles. But every five years or so, there’s a...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw Dunphy On…”Crying”

There is nobody singing today that can parallel the pain in Roy Orbison's voice....

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Beatles With Tony Sheridan: First Recordings 50th Anniversary Edition

The recordings that started it all. (More or less.)...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Ween’s “Ocean Man” (1997)

Ween is one of those fantastic, cult-beloved quirky bands too interesting to ever be extremely popular that should have been one of those...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Doris Troy, “Just One Look”

Doris Troy may have had only big hit, the 1963 classic "Just One Look," but she had a long and successful career working with the biggest...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing A Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 14

Popdose concludes the ever-popular series that imagines a Beatles world without a breakup....

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Music, Popdose

Here’s Something Else!: Presenting The Beatles, At Long Last … In Concert!

The Beatles, just as their creativity went supernova, quit the road in 1966 — frustrated over the inability of that period’s...

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Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 4/20/11

Put on your dancing shoes and strap on your guitar. It's time to rock a little and dance a little at the Weeknight '80s Dance Party....

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Film

Popdose Contest: Win a “Concert For George” Blu-ray/CD Package

Ken Shane is offering one lucky reader the chance to win a "Concert For George" Blu-ray/CD package....

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Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “The Concert For George”

One year after his death, a group of George Harrison's friends got together to pay tribute to him. The stunning film of that event is now...

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Music

Here’s Something Else!: More Beatles Songs We’re Not Sick Of Yet

The very ubiquitousness of the Beatles can make for difficult wading when you’re trying to remember what made them great in the first...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing a Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 13

Part 13: Private Salt’s Accompanied Spades Unexclusive Solo (2001) What does the title mean?  If it isn’t already obvious, my idea for...

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Music

Here’s Something Else!: Beatles Songs We’re Not Sick of Yet

The very ubiquitousness of the Beatles sometimes makes for difficult wading when you're trying to remember what made them great in the...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Voormann & Friends, “A Sideman’s Journey” (Win the Super Deluxe Version!)

After decades as a renowned sideman, Klaus Voormann has released his first solo album, featuring many of his famous friends. Win the Super...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing a Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 12

Part 12: Flaming Pie (1997) This is where we officially get into the Beatles’ modern era.  By this point, the Fabs are a band which...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing a Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 11

Part 11: Help Yourself (1993) I went through more iterations of this album than any other one in this series, but finally think I’ve got...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Demos”

Extra! Extra! It's a bunch of demos you thought were left in a closet somewhere to be forgotten. This week's Mix Six dusts them off just...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing a Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums Part 10

Part 10: Fab (1989) I’ve been waiting to write this one for a long time.  In the late ‘80s, as most of us probably remember, the...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing a Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 9

Part 9: Beatles In Space (1985) Before we begin, I’d like to give a special thanks to Dw. Dunphy for his amazing Photoshopped album...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ike & Tina Turner, “Come Together”

In case you missed the sly double entendre in John Lennon's lyrics for "Come Together," Ike & Tina Turner released their own version to...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing a Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 8

Mark Feldman continues his look into what might have been if the Beatles stayed together -- this time, without John Lennon....