On Something for the Beatles Fans

From time to time I’ve mentioned “Now and Then,” a John Lennon demo that keeps getting touted as a potential release in some fashion in the coming months. Indeed, there’s a fan-created mix of the song that I think sounds positively Beatlesque. Maybe it’s all just wishful thinking. That there’s something in the vault, somethingContinue reading “On Something for the Beatles Fans”

On Songs I’m Grooving

As snurched from Keith: Music meme: List seven songs you are into right now. No matter what the genre, whether they have words, or even if they’re not any good, but they must be songs you’re really enjoying now, shaping your spring. Post these instructions in your blog along with your 7 songs. “Fugitive Motel,”Continue reading “On Songs I’m Grooving”

On the Beatles iTunes Deal

The Beatles may finally be coming to iTunes. It’s been rumored for a long while. The Beatles were one of the hold-outs on putting their music online. The solo catalogs are, I believe, largely available on iTunes, but songs like “Hey Jude,” “Yesterday,” and “Revolution”? Not as John, Paul, George, and Ringo created them. NotContinue reading “On the Beatles iTunes Deal”

On “Now and Then”

A week ago I came across this on a Beatles blog I read occasionally — someone has done a video for the John Lennon demo of “Now and Then,” the song the surviving Beatles worked on in the 1990s and left unfinished. The version of the song in the video is intriguing. It’s a decentContinue reading “On “Now and Then””