My mother was twelve in 1963-1964, when Beatlemania was at its height. The Beatles were one of the few bands I remember hearing at all from my parents’ stereo. And this is the first Beatles song I actually remember hearing. The Beatles are of course the be all and end all of music. They bring … More Soundtrack of My Life: ” Ticket to Ride” by the Beatles
Truth be told, I prefer late Beatles to early Beatles. But it is the fiftieth (!) anniversary of this simple little tunes release, the Beatles very first single, and that deserves a mention.
Some of you who go way back in the archives and read the post that served as the introduction to the list, you will recall that I had put my foot down about two certain artists. I have to admit, in reality, it was five artists that I decided could not end up on the list. … More The Album List: A Supplement To the List