The Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night – Review

“A Hard Day’s Night” explodes out of the gate and is an interesting type of song in that it doesn’t fit the normal formula of verse-chorus-verse. It is impossible not to love. The mix of Lennon and McCartney’s voices brings an entirely new Beatles to the forefront. And they don’t stop their insane pace of …

The Beatles – With The Beatles – Review

The few cover are significantly better on ‘With The Beatles’ versus ‘Please Please Me.’ Classic covers include: “Please Mr. Postman,” “Roll Over Beethoven” and “You Really Got A Hold On Me.” As simple, and silly, as “I Wanna Be Your Man” sounds, Ringo brings an absolute gem. It’s almost as if Ringo designed the foundation …

The Beatles – Please Please Me – Review

“Misery” and “Anna (Go To Him)” is completely forgettable. You can see early days and signs where The Beatles are going but nothing here would indicate they’d be massive stars aside from “I Saw Her Standing There.” If anything, songs like “Chains” make John Lennon sound like a Buddy Holly knock-off. Ringo’s version of “Boys” …

The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds – review

It’s nearly impossible to describe “it.” But there isn’t one song on ‘Pet Sounds’ that doesn’t have ‘it.’ I defy you to listen and not fall in love as every song comes on with a sound that is bigger than most artists ever attempt. Take the beautiful opening of “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” with its …