Tag Archives: the beatles

Abbey Road Plus 50

Fifty years ago in 1969 Iain MacMillan climbed a ladder and shot a foto of the Beatles crossing Abbey Road for the cover of an LP of the same name. The iconic image has captivated the souls of the Fab Four’s fans and earlier today hundreds thronged to commemorate the event. The album topped the […]

I HATE PAUL by Peter Nolan Smith

The Beatles infested America in 1963 and the following April the Fab Four dominated the US charts with five #1 hits. I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND was followed by one chartbuster after another. Everyone had their favorites. My next-door neighbor, Addy Manzi had seen the group at Carniege Hall in December 2, 1964. Her father […]

PAUL IST TOT by Feldfarben

Today is Paul McCartney’s birthday. PAUL IST TOT by Feldfarben has nothing to do with the Beatles’ bass player. But I love the post-punk apocalyptical tune. It’s certainly better than HEY JUDE. Fehlfarben – Paul Ist Tot lyrics (English translation) Ich schau mich um und seh’ nur Ruinen, EN: I look around me and see […]

Who’s # 1

Easter weekend brought the youth of spring to New York. The trees are flowering and the temperature will be in the 70s by midday. Holiday-makers are returning from their vacations with tropical tans and the city is slowly resuming its hectic pace. The Hassidim will return to the Diamond District tomorrow and Manhattan will abandon […]