Tag Archives: Beatles

Hugs

“I was thinking the other day, ‘I wish I had sat and just hugged John all the time when we were together.’ (…) I’d just sit around and hug him forever. That’s the depth of my feeling for him.” ~Paul McCartney, 2020 If there’s someone in your life you want to hug, do it today. …

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Glimpses

“The thing the Sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibilities that we all had. It wasn’t the answer. It just gave us glimpses of the possibility.” ~John Lennon

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Across the Universe

I stumbled across this while looking for something else. I had no idea it existed. Full lyrics HERE.

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Ringo and Friend

In every picture of Ringo from the 70s, he looks like he’s fighting not to cry.

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Prudence

Prudence was a real person who was going through a bad time, and John Lennon wrote this song to cheer her up. It’s one of my favorite Beatles’ songs.

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“So, you know, that’s the incredible side of George…”

 

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Not every day.

Howard Stern Comes Again, ©2019, is a collection of transcripts of what Stern considers his best interviews over the last several years.  The excerpt below with Paul McCartney is from January 14, 2009: Howard:  I haven’t spoken to you since George Harrison died. How are you doing with that? That’s got to be major. Paul:  …

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Spread Peace

Full lyrics HERE.

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The light that’s shining out from you will touch everything that you see…

When Ringo wants to say something, he doesn’t couch it in difficult metaphors.  He keeps it simple. Full lyrics HERE.  

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Just For Today

George’s widow Olivia Harrison said that this song is her favorite of his. Someone on YouTube pointed out that it has two separate guitar solos, which I suppose is the sort of thing that happens when the lead guitarist writes the song.  What I always enjoyed about it is that it seems like something from …

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You Are Part of Everything

“Dear Prudence” is one of my favorite Beatles’ songs, and it turns out to have been a favorite of Jerry Garcia, too. Full lyrics HERE.

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We Saw Yesterday Last Week

Mona and I went to see a Beatle’s tribute band last week, and they were a lot of fun. We didn’t go expecting to relive Beatlemania, we just wanted to sing and dance and enjoy the songs that have become such a part of our lives.  The band we saw, Yesterday: The Beatles’ Tribute, gave …

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