Looking back on The Beatles “Hey Jude” from a world a little colder

http://img.youtube.com/vi/A_MjCqQoLLA/0.jpghttps://boingboing.net/2020/07/25/looking-back-on-the-beatles.html Even as something of a Beatlephile, I learned a few things reading this Rolling Stone article from 2018 about The Beatles’ most "open-hearted masterpiece," Hey Jude. Cynthia and Julian … Continue reading Looking back on The Beatles “Hey Jude” from a world a little colder

Peter Green, original Fleetwood Mac mastermind, dead at 73

http://img.youtube.com/vi/kTvKaLW5bu8/0.jpghttps://boingboing.net/2020/07/25/peter-green-original-fleetwoo.html It has been announced through a family representative that legendary guitarist Peter Green died peacefully in his sleep last night. He was 73. Green was a founding member of … Continue reading Peter Green, original Fleetwood Mac mastermind, dead at 73

Joni Mitchell’s humblingly beautiful isolated vocals on “River”

http://img.youtube.com/vi/1pazl_Owqg0/0.jpghttps://boingboing.net/2020/05/21/joni-mitchells-humblingly-be.html Joni Mitchell’s "River," from her 1971 masterpiece, Blue, has long been one of my favorites of her compositions. The sad, dreamy imagery of a wintertime love lost and the … Continue reading Joni Mitchell’s humblingly beautiful isolated vocals on “River”

The enduring beauty of Jimmy Webb’s “Wichita Lineman” and one of the greatest musical couplets ever written

http://img.youtube.com/vi/-HFCuBLAjXo/0.jpghttps://boingboing.net/2020/03/16/the-enduring-beauty-of-jimmy-w.html Lithub has a wonderful piece on the classic Jimmy Webb composition, "Wichita Lineman," one of the most enduring pop songs ever written. Made famous by the late Glen Campbell, … Continue reading The enduring beauty of Jimmy Webb’s “Wichita Lineman” and one of the greatest musical couplets ever written