There is nothing more exciting than a Beatles recording becoming newly available!
“These videos and films are spectacular reminders of the era we lived in. They also rock!” – Paul McCartney
“I think it’s really interesting to see the videos we made, some of them incredible and some of them really incredible. How else would we have got to sit on a horse?” – Ringo Starr
All-New Editions of The Beatles 1 Pair Beautifully Restored Promotional Films and Videos with Brand New Stereo and Surround Audio Mixes. My preference is the The Beatles – “1+” CD+2Blu-ray (Deluxe Limited Edition).
Let’s hear it for the art of tireless restoration. Thank you Apple Corps and the 18 person restoration team. You Rock!
Where would we be without “The Luthier” who crafts the guitar from wood for the music of our heart and beyond. Thank you Alex Bishop Guitars and the Contra Agency for a poetry in motion documentary experience.
The lead off track on the One Size Fits All recording, “Inca Roads”. Superlative and infectious, Press Play!
Music Is The Best – Frank Zappa
I caught The Doobie Brothers on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon the other night. They were reunited once more with Michael McDonald and performed an extended “Long Train Runnin” which included “Takin It to the Streets”.
They were also joined on keyboards by Bill Payne, co-founder of Little Feat (upper right hand corner). Bill Payne has recorded on several Doobie Brothers albums. Its unfortunate he wasn’t mentioned on the broadcast. I have seen Bill Payne perform four times with Little Feat live and twice with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band. He’s a versatile keyboardist and articulate lyricist.
All in all, it’s great to reconnect with The Doobie Brothers. I bought the Pono edition of The Captain and Me which sounds fantastic for a 42 year old album! I have also been savoring the Southbound “duets” guest star recording done in Nashville.
Am I alone in this sentiment?
Sir Paul McCartney
is a creative music genius when it comes to technology expression. His willingness to take collaborative risks with unique artists and entertainment alternatives keeps him ever-present. Sir Paul McCartney is blessed with multiple expressive artistic outlets, songwriting, painting and a sharp command of technical expression.
Sir Paul McCartney has performed with such luminary artists as Nirvana, Kanye West and now has released “Hope For The Future” on 12″ vinyl. The song was written by Paul for the record-breaking video game ‘Destiny’ from Bungie, Inc.(Activision).
The vinyl tracklisting is as follows:
A1) Hope For The Future (Main)
A2) Hope For The Future (Thrash)
A3) Hope For The Future (Mirwais Mix)
B1) Hope For The Future (Beatsession Mix)
B2) Hope For The Future (Jaded Mix)
The vinyl also comes with a download card featuring all five tracks.
Ballad of the Skeletons
Talk about your collaborations, this one was special.
The single The Ballad of the Skeletons, was Allen Ginsberg’s last recorded release, it is his musical masterpiece and deserves to be considered one of the most passionate, powerful, and articulate performances in the history of rock.
Allen Ginsberg Raps on this recording. Refer to the Allen Ginsberg and Paul McCartney performance video below to get a fuller sense of the mutual respect and dignity each man shared for the other.
‘A Ballad of American Skeletons’ was performed by Allen Ginsberg and Sir Paul McCartney for an evening of poetry and performance at The Royal Albert Hall promoted by Goldmark entitled ‘The Return of the Reforgotten’ in 1995.
“Ballad of the Skeletons” with music by Philip Glass and Paul McCartney playing guitar. The recording was a follow up to Allen Ginsberg’s “Ballad of the Skeletons”