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CinemaScopes Review: The Beatles: “Get Back”

CinemaScopes Review: The Beatles: “Get Back”

| December 13, 2021 | 1 Comment

Peter Jackson’s three-part docuseries begins with a backstory montage that brings us from 1956 to 1969. Let’s encapsulate just one moment in that timeline that became the defining moment for the Beatles as it was for millions: February 9, 1964. This particular date fell on a Sunday. Americans had gone through their weekend routine that […]

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IE Rewind: Cheap Trick • Best of 2021

IE Rewind: Cheap Trick • Best of 2021

| November 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

At a seasoned 72, Rick Nielsen is the Frank Buck of the rock and roll world. By his own admission — and he’s not bragging, just stating the facts — the Cheap Trick axeman and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has bagged and brought home over 2,000 guitars in his lifetime. His trophy room […]

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Stage Buzz: Abbey Road at City Winery – October 23 • Chicago

Stage Buzz: Abbey Road at City Winery – October 23 • Chicago

| October 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

The timing couldn’t be more right. With this week’s anniversary edition of Let It Be dropping in stores and online, and the six-hour Peter Jackson Thanksgiving documentary Get Back slated for Disney streaming debut next month, Steven Kikoen’s debut of Beatles tribute band Abbey Road at City Winery on October 23 seems like it was […]

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Spins: Paul McCartney • McCartney III

Spins: Paul McCartney • McCartney III

| March 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Paul McCartney III (Capitol) III is compelling and worthwhile, even if that’s more because of what the album represents as an artifact of its time and Paul McCartney’s artistic resilience than it is for the songs themselves. The album was built upon the back of its most fully-realized song, a lovely chestnut from the vault […]

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Spins: The Beatles – The White Album at 50

Spins: The Beatles – The White Album at 50

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Beatles The Beatles (aka The White Album) anniversary editions (Apple/Universal) Following 2017’s 50th anniversary retooling of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, producer George Martin’s son Giles Martin takes a deep dive into the original White Album reels for a revelatory remix. Pepper’s remix incited heated debate. On one side were fans (and even […]

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