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Music Documentary: The Beatles and The Making of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

If you want to be a great songwriter, youHAVE to study the Beatles. Basically every piece of music written after has their melodic fingerprints all over it. This album has everything. From the simplest, enjoyable pop to Indian bhangra beats to being the concept album of concept albums.

yea the audio is a bit out of sync with the speaking, but who cares, it’s The Beatles !

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band deserves to be analyzed over and over again.

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Book Review: The Girl In The Song, The Stories Behind 50 Rock Classics

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Muses make the music world go round. Without them, there would be no songs to play or listen to. This book tells the story behind 50 classics and the women that inspired them. 

It definitely has stories on the more known muses like Pattie Boyd, Judy Collins and Linda McCartney. But also more obscure, surprising backstories like Buddy Holly’s “Peggy Sue” and The Beatles singing about Meter Maid Meta.

 And it’s a very short-read. It took me only one day to finish it.

 My 3 favorite stories involve, “Maybe Im Amazed” by Paul McCartney, “Diana” by Paul Anka and “Sara” by Fleetwood Mac.

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