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Stick Theory: Norwegian Wood (Beatles cover) on the Chapman Stick Guitar

I’m continuing my series of Chapman Stick Guitar videos with my cover of the classic Beatles tune Norwegian Wood. Their is a long history of jazz versions of Beatles songs. That’s the subject for a future post. I’m just adding

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“And Now For Something Completely Different” . . . : Listening To Music Before And After Isolated Tracks

I was recently watching a movie with my wife called French Kiss (1995) with Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline. It’s a lightweight romantic comedy but there was one scenr that I found interesting. It takes place in the childhood home

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Posted in Classic Rock, Music Appreciation and Analysis

The Great What If . . . : A Beatles Alternate History

With the recent passing of George Martin, one’s thoughts inevitably turn to the Beatles and with it, “what if . . .” In previous posts, I have indulged in a bit of alternate history with the Grateful Dead, theorizing about

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“All You Need Is Cash: . . : The Rutles – Best Beatles Parody Ever

I went to the doctor the other day. I know that this usually means a decent amount of time in the waiting room so I brought something to read, “You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After The Breakup”

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