On the Red Line on Saturday (on my way to test out the Expo line - see earlier post) there was an unusual spectacle in one of the carriages. This woman had some headphones halfway on, and was singing Beatles song at the top of her voice! She was at the start of "All My Loving" when I got on (I've written some of the lyrics down to remind me of the moment). After their initial surprise, people were doing that typical "I don't see anything unusual" look, trying not to notice her by looking everywhere but in her direction.
I Freakin' Love This Song'And Your Bird Can Sing,' The Beatles From 1966's 'Revolver' If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then it says something about this 1966 stomper that my first hearing of it was as a cover on the J... Read Post
My wife’s retarded uncle, Lonnie, barely speaks, but if you put on a Beatles song he’ll sing all the words. Doesn’t matter what song—he knows them all. Recognizing his Beatle love, the family makes it a point to buy him Fab Four col... Read Post
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week, we’re talking about the songs we hate by bands we love. The New Pornographers, “Electric Version” (2003) The first time I heard The New Pornographe... Read Post