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Rubber Soul- The Beatles (1965): The Turning Point

When I began this project, I knew I would have to review a Beatles album, but the question was which?  Each holds its own unique importance in the jam packed seven year saga of Beatles studio releases.   899 more words

Sunday Suggestion - Buffalo Springfield - Flying On The Ground Is Wrong

For such a short time together, Buffalo Springfield made quite an impact between 1966 and 68 and a more lasting legacy through the careers of Neil Young, Stephen Stills etc. 161 more words

LESSONS TO LEARN FROM THE DAVE CLARK FIVE

This week, I watched a great documentary on PBS, “The Dave Clark Five and Beyond — Glad All Over.”  It renewed my appreciation for the Dave Clark Five, a band that in many ways rivaled The Beatles in the days of music’s so-called British Invasion.  432 more words

953. The Rolling Stones - The Rolling Stones

Brief Background: The debut Rolling Stones album was recorded and released in early 1964. The album consists mostly of R&B covers. It was produced by their management with some assistance from Phil Spector. 329 more words

Ullswater

“It was an April morning: fresh and clear”

Ullswater in England’s Lake District.  1200 meters wide, twice.

In between legs, J. enjoyed a Biscochito latte while K. 25 more words

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BIGGEST SELLING DISCS OF 1964: "IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO TODAY..."

No, nothing to do with the Sgt Pepper’s album, whose 50th anniversary is still to come three years from now. Though the Beatles changed the stakes by selling just as many albums in the States as singles, individual songs (the A-side of a vinyl single) still made the biggest impact on the charts and to careers — to change to albums later in the decade. 1,322 more words

Author G. A. De Forest

Beatles Window Card 1963 U.K. w/Gerry & The Pacemakers

A genuine, highly attractive Beatles hanging concert poster from their week-long engagement commencing July 22, 1963 at the Odeon Theatre in Weston-Super-Mare, England.

This miniature Beatles ticket poster comes from a time when the boys held down the #1 single and #1 LP in Britain, enjoying their initial explosion in popularity over there. 855 more words

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