In spite of their wide-ranging cultural impact, the Beatles were relative late-comers into the realm of holiday music fare. But as it happens, their stockings weren’t entirely bare. As solo artists, the ex-Fabs scored a pair of standout tracks in … [Continue reading] about Everything Fab Four: Christmas Time Is Here Again!
When it came to seasons’ greetings, the Beatles were front and center during their heyday when it came to providing holiday messages to their legions of loyal fans. Indeed, for seven consecutive years, the Beatles’ annual Christmas messages were … [Continue reading] about Everything Fab Four: All Beatles’ Eve
Today, I am going to tell you something you probably already knew: Tom Petty adored the Beatles. He loved them, yeah, yeah, yeah. Just like us, he enjoyed their music in capital letters, writ large—and instantly, also like most of us, from the very … [Continue reading] about Everything Fab Four: Free Fallin’ With Tom Petty
As music fans are well aware, the Beatles’ arrival on American shores in February 1964 ushered in the so-called British Invasion. Among those many invaders were a host of Liverpool acts spearheaded by Beatles manager Brian Epstein and producer George … [Continue reading] about Everything Fab Four: The Other Side of Beatlemania
As Beatles fans well know, the band’s folklore is riddled with seemingly endless debates, both large and small, serious and mundane. At the upcoming Fest for Beatles Fans in Chicago, the usual questions will undoubtedly make the rounds: Who was … [Continue reading] about In Search of the Fifth Fab