Beatles Twist and Shout

Parlophone Records - 1963

Today In Pop Music – February 9 – Beatles Record Entire First Album In Less Than 10 Hours

Birthdays today include Gene Vincent (born 1935 – died 10-12-71) who recorded the classic Be-Bop-A-Lula, Songwriter Gerry Goffinn who along with former wife Carole King wrote some of the biggest  hits of the 60’s including […]

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Parlophone Records - 1964

John Lennon’s First Group Did Not Play Rock And Roll

Today’s Fab 4 @ 4 features a couple of rock and roll tracks by The Beatles.  I specifically say ‘rock and roll’,  because to me they were more of a pop group than a straight […]


Twist And Shout Trumps Burt Bacharach For The Isley Brothers

Yeah Yeah Yeah - [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] The Beatles[/lastfm] version of Twist and Shout trumped the  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Isley Brothers[/lastfm] original on the strength of John Lennon’s searing vocal.  But the Isley’s version can still hold its own, […]


This Song Caused The Most Physical Pain For John Lennon To Sing

It was at the end of the marathon recording session to complete [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] first album Please Please Me. Everyone knew they’d have to save this song for last because [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] always […]