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REVIEW: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert

IMAGINE:  JOHN LENNON 75th BIRTHDAY CONCERT,  THE THEATER AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, DECEMBER 5, 2015 As this 75th birthday year had pretty much come and gone without any fanfare from the Lennon camp, it was nice to have a … Continue reading

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The Beatles’ ‘1+’ — A Fan’s Notes

Apple Corps and UMG have announced the Nov. 6 release of multiple configurations of reworked and expanded versions of the “1” album that showcase The Beatles’ promo films along with their 27 No.1 U.K. and U.S. singles. Beatlefan Contributing Editor … Continue reading

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Macca Needs to Open the Vault More for His Reissue Series

Recent Paul McCartney reissues have been big on paper goods, but a bit shy on what fans really want: unreleased material from Macca’s legendary vaults. Reed Pitkunigis offers his thoughts on this issue, and you’re free to share yours, either … Continue reading

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PLAY IT AGAIN: ‘Some Time in New York City’

Our latest installment in an exclusive series of articles on solo Beatles albums of the past features Wally Podrazik’s  re-evaluation of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s controversial 1972 collection “Some Time in New York City,” an album that still draws … Continue reading

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PLAY IT AGAIN: ‘Living in the Material World’

Our latest installment in a series of articles looking back at solo Beatles albums of the past features Brad Hundt’s re-evaluation of George Harrison’s 1973 collection “Living in the Material World,” an album once bashed by some as sour and … Continue reading

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Exclusive Preview of Ringo’s ‘Postcards From Paradise’ Album

Here, excerpted from Bill King’s latest Quick Cuts column, is an advance review of Ringo Starr’s “Postcards From Paradise,” which is due for release March 31: This latest collection of 11 songs, on which Ringo also has acted as producer, … Continue reading

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Fans Rank Beatles’ Group and Solo Albums

How do fans rank every studio album released by The Beatles as a group or as solo artists in the 50 years from “Please Please Me” to last year’s “New”? In collaboration with Beatlefan and the Steve Hoffman Music Forums, … Continue reading

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