Today I’d mostly like to discuss Dave Grohl’s recent performance of the Beatles’ famed “Blackbird” at the Oscars. I knew about a few of the scheduled Oscar performances before the date of the program, but for some reason I hadn’t heard about this one and it took me completely by surprise. 547 more words
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In 2014, an all-star group of musicians got together for a concert event honoring the late George Harrison.
Dubbed “George Fest”, Brian Wilson, Nora Jones, The Killers Brandon Flowers, Conan O Brien, The Flaming Lips, Ben Harper, Britt Daniel from Spoon, Dhani Harrison, and more took part in a benefit concert paying tribute to the Beatle. 49 more words
Chalk up another one for Sir Paul McCartney, former Beatle, Wingsman and prolific solo artist to this day.
McCartney opened with “Magical Mystery Tour,” then licked a finger and held it up to gauge and engage the “Lollapaloozans.” “Hot,” he concluded with a smile. 270 more words