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Flash Fiction: Nothing to Kill or Die For

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A young girl meets a masked boy at a political rally in Manhattan and agrees to go home with him to hang out, only to be surprised that he lives in a luxurious apartment overlooking Central Park (Title comes from a line in Lennon's song "Imagine." This is part of the first chapter of an in-progress YA novel). Read More »

Book Review: ‘John Lennon: The Collected Artwork’ – The Beatle as a Visual Artist

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Lennon will always be best known as a musician, but this collection of his artwork provides a fascinating look into a different facet of an intelligent, opinionated and original mind. Read More »

Music Review: Billy J. Kramer – ‘I Won the Fight’

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A remembrance of times past, sung with a voice of seasoned maturity. Read More »

CD Review: ‘Smith Tapes: I’m Not The Beatles: John & Yoko Interviews 1969-1972’

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Five unedited interviews on eight discs; a goldmine for Beatles and John Lennon fans. Read More »

Review: ‘Smith Tapes: I’m Not The Beatles: John & Yoko Interviews 1969-72′

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Howard Smith's personable recordings of interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono bring the couple into the listener's living room. Read More »

50 Years Ago Today – Remembering The Beatles First Appearance on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’

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What happened to The Beatles is nothing short of extraordinary. They went from those first fledling moments on a cold Sunday night in February 1964 to a juggernaut that literally rocked the world. Read More »

‘A Hard Day’s Night’ in New York – 50 Years Ago The Beatles Conquered America

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This weekend, NBC is gearing up to make a big deal of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' debut on American television. And why not? America still loves The Beatles. Read More »

Music Review: The Beatles – ‘The U.S. Albums’

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Thirteen discs modeled after the Americanized editions that first-generation fans grew up with. The 'Capitol sound' has been mostly ditched in favor of the 2009 remasters. Read More »

Music Review: Julian Lennon – ‘Everything Changes’ [2013 Reissue]

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Though it falls short of being essential, it's almost an excellent album. Read More »

Music Review: Harry Nilsson – ‘The RCA Albums Collection’ [Box set]

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Sony Legacy's magnificent box set of the singer-songwriter's RCA recordings includes all his high notes, his low points, and everything in between. Read More »