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Master Class: The Art of Dying
George Harrison’s Best Solo Songs

Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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The reasons for The Beatles’ break-up were legion. During the sessions for The White Album, after learning Paul McCartney was playing the drums on his


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Master Class: “The More I Learn, The Less I Know” –
George Harrison’s Best Songs with The Beatles

Thursday, March 6th, 2014
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Last week marked the occasion of what would have been George Harrison’s 71st birthday. In commemoration, I have compiled two lists of his greatest songs



Linda Fairstein’s Death Angel Explores
The Darker Side of New York’s Central Park

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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For New Yorkers and tourists alike, Central Park is a revelation – 840 acres, 1.137 square miles of green surrounded by the ultimate urban landscape


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The Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Circus: The Main Event

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
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Some moments in the history of rock and roll defy the imagination, and The Rolling Stones’ Rock & Roll Circus is certainly one of them.


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The Magical Mystery Tour Is Waiting to Take You Away

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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“When a man buys a ticket for a magical mystery tour… He knows what to expect. We guarantee him the trip of a lifetime.” So


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Need a Fall Getaway? Bermuda Is Another World!

Monday, August 20th, 2012
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It could be the sensuous blue-green waters, coral pink sandy shores, warm, friendly people, or it’s deliciously British-influenced culture, but you just can’t beat Bermuda


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Peter Quaife: Veritas, Volume One

Monday, July 18th, 2011
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After a couple of shaky albums littered with pop tunes and blues covers, The Kinks truly established themselves in the mid-60’s with songs that told


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Master Class: Paul & Linda McCartney: Ram (1971)

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011
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Discussions of The Beatles’ solo careers have a tendency to get heated quickly, at least if I’m ever involved. I have a hard time respecting