How The Beatles Taught Me To Record

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I used to wake up at about noon and put on my tie. In my final semester of high school, I had only one class:  Art. It was during fourth period, so I had basically entire days free at home, without my family or friends to distract me from the crushing boredom that was slowly enveloping me like a weighted fog.  Instead of thinking about my future or worrying about a career, I was lost in cassette tapes. Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day, My Darling Alexa!

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Ten years ago today, my beautiful wife Alexa Speagle and I had our first date. In honour of the best thing that ever happened to me, here are ten songs that represent the soundtrack of our love.  Continue reading

Love Me Don’t

October 5th marks the 50th anniversary of the release of “Love Me Do”, the very first single by an English band called The Beatles. Continue reading

Nicky Hopkins

Nicky Hopkins was a renowned keyboardist in the 1960s and 70s, who played regularly with The Rolling Stones, and contributed the distinctive electric piano on The Beatles “Revolution”. Continue reading

Here Comes The Solo

If you are a drooling Beatles fan like me, you probably assume that you’ve heard every single scrap of music they ever recorded. Continue reading