Tag: John Lennon

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: Beatles Edition

Beatles Week continues with CHART ATTACK!, where Jason Hare looks at ten Beatles covers that hovered around the Billboard Top 10. Prepare...

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Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: The Film Four, or All You Need is YouTube

Bob Cashill helps bring Beatles Week to its spine-tingling conclusion with a look at the Fab Four at the movies -- after they broke...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Gimme Some Truth

The words were spoken in London, casually, almost flippantly, and were directed at an audience that was sure to treat them in the spirit...

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Basement Songs, CD Reviews, Music

Basement Songs: The Beatles, “Rubber Soul” (remastered)

Scott Malchus has had a copy of the remastered Rubber Soul since last week, and he hasn't been able to listen to anything else. Read...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Reviews: The Beatles Remasters

9/9/09 is finally here, and to celebrate the occasion, the Popdose staff has, ahem, come together to give you their personal perspectives...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Video Games

Dw. Dunphy On… The Easy Way Out

Dw. Dunphy has returned with a new column -- and as it turns out, he's all fired up about these damn kids, with their Rock Band, and...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Jayhawks, “Music From the North Country: The Jayhawks Anthology”

The Jayhawks, Music From the North Country: The Jayhawks Anthology – Deluxe Edition (Sony Legacy) In the grand history of pop music,...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Cocktail Slippers, “Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre”

Cocktail Slippers, Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre (2009, Wicked Cool) Purchase this album at Amazon.com Isn’t it funny how...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 53

We move into year two of Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ‘80s, with one of the best weeks we’ve had in a while, in my...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Material Issue in Cleveland, May ’91

Back in 1992, my girlfriend received a 16th-birthday mix tape from a friend of ours named Tai. There were no artists or song titles listed...

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Music

New Music: The Beatles, “The Beatles Remastered”

As a consumer, viewer, and overall commentator of pop culture, I find myself looking for those dreaded paradigm shifts, those touchstone...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Paul McCartney, “Flowers in the Dirt”

For much of his solo career, it was Paul McCartney’s peculiar fate to seem perpetually in need of a creative comeback. Chafing...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 2/14/81

Howdy, everybody!  Happy Friday and welcome back to another edition of CHART ATTACK! This week’s mix is relatively eclectic, yet...

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Books, Bookshelf

Bookshelf: Holiday Gift Ideas

So you say that your finances are under more pressure than Rod Blagojevich and you still have gifts to buy for the holidays? Join the club....

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Music

For John

John Lennon would have been 68 years old today. God bless you, John. We miss you, and we need you more than ever. kml_flashembed...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Cover Songs — Why and Why Not

Some people are just flat-out smart-asses. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to be at times, mind you, but a good smart-ass pulls it...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music

Hooks ‘N’ You: The Rutles, “The Rutles”/”Archaeology”

On March 8, 2008, the Rutland Times reported the breathtaking news that the world and elsewhere would soon be privy to something quite...

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Music

The Year in Rock: 1996

Welcome to a series I began at He’s A Whore and am proud-as-punch to continue here at Popdose. While not able to mention everything...