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As we remember George Harrison twenty-one years later we should remember both his spirituality and his humor.
“The Beatles counted into ‘All My Loving’ from their second album and within the first five seconds it completely hit me and changed my life. There is something about it. I was awakened and suddenly there was color in the world, even though it was on a black and white screen.” – Luke Ray
Andy Timmons Presents ‘A.T. Plays Sgt. Pepper’ in Two-Part Livestream Event This Saturday, December 5
Andy Timmons presents ‘A.T. Plays Sgt. Pepper’ livestream event via StageIt on December 5 at noon and 6pm Pacific
‘McCartney III’ was made entirely alone during lockdown
He was “horrified” by his infamous flailing arms saying “I guess that came with my frustration at never having played piano or guitar… It’s just a way of trying to get feeling out – I get excited and it all comes through my body.”
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has been awarded a knighthood as part of Queen Elizabeth’s annual New Year’s Honours.
At age three Billy Preston taught himself to play piano. By age ten he’d graduated to the organ—backing the likes of gospel superstar Mahalia Jackson…
Joe Cocker. Immortalized at Woodstock. Lampooned by John Belushi. Best known for his raw, grit-soaked re-interpretations of other peoples’ songs. His venerations, you might say…
Not only did he offer new perspectives on how music could be written and arranged, but he brought vision to how music could be presented as well.
It’s arguable that the Ed Sullivan Variety Show did more for popular music than any other TV program. Introduced America to the Beatles, to Elvis Presley. That show gave most people their first taste of Rock n’ Roll. But it wasn’t Elvis who did it…