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Apple Records - 1968

The Origin Of Hey Jude

Today’s Fab 4 @ 4 features The Beatles first single on Apple Records (Hey Jude), The Beatles single with the longest run time of 7:11 (Hey Jude), and The Beatles biggest selling single (Hey Jude), […]


Apple Records - 1968

Today In Pop Music: July 30 – The Beatles Apple Botique Closes

Legendary singer-songwriter Paul Anka (Put Your Head On My Shoulder, She’s A Lady) is 71 today.  Did you know he wrote The Tonight Show Theme and got paid every time the band played it before […]


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Today In Pop Music – May 15

May 15 birthdays include Trini Lopez who turns 75 today.  He put his own spin on folk songs like If I Had A Hammer, Michael, Lemon Tree, and I’m Comin’ Home Cindy.  Lenny Welch, who […]


Ringo’s Big Hit From The Revolver Album

Revolver was such a turning point for [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] – and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ringo Starr[/lastfm] had one of the biggest hits from the album, with a song that later became a movie.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] […]


Was The Beatles Guitar Feedback On ‘I Feel Fine’ Intentional Or Accidental?

To my knowledge, it was the first example of feedback being used on a pop record – or any record for that matter.  If you can find an earlier one, I’d like to know about […]


Can Paul McCartney Tell If A Song Will Be A Hit?

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] is one of (if not the) biggest hitmaker of all time.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] had 51 songs that hit the top 40 charts, and as a solo artist he’s added another 35 […]


A Hit Song From Band On The Run That Paul McCartney Didn’t Pick

Today’s Fab 4 @ 4 features [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] post [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beatles[/lastfm],  and one of the tracks I’ll be playing is Jet from Paul‘s Band On the Run albu. It’s a song that he wrote […]


Paul McCartney To Tie The Knot This Weekend

According to a source close to the situation [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] and Nancy Shevall will wed this weekend at his farmhouse in Sussex, England, and the details are starting to leak out.  69 year old […]


Why The Most Popular Song On The Beatles Rubber Soul Album Wasn’t Released As A Single

Rubber Soul really was a turning point for [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] – musically and physically.  Compare it with songs from A Hard Day’s Night ( a year and a half earlier), and you’ll understand how […]


How Can Paul McCartney Rock With One Song And Wimp Out With Another?

“Let Em In” is one of the songs on tonight’s Top 6 @ 6 as I countdown the top 6 songs on this day in 1976. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] sang some great screaming vocals on […]