CAKE

Posted by on Dec 17, 2010 | No Comments

Since 2007, according to my last.fm profile, I’ve listened to The Beatles 4,404 times, Death Cab For Cutie 1,118 times, Paul McCartney 1,002 times, and CAKE 948 times. I’ve been listening to CAKE off and on since “The Distance” came out when I was in 5th grade in 1996. Of all the bands I still […]

Sgt. Pepper’s Magical Mystery Band

Posted by on Sep 12, 2010 | No Comments

A friend and I recently came to the conclusion that “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band” and “Magical Mystery Tour” are very similar albums A few of the most important similarities:  They both… 1. are chronologically adjacent 2. are self-titled 3. feature their respective title tracks as the first track 4. have multiple “dark” Paul […]

Lead Singers

Posted by on Sep 11, 2010 | No Comments

I don’t remember when or where, but I remember hearing someone say something about how it was interesting how Paul sort of became the lead singer of The Beatles (as opposed to John being the lead singer early on).  For me, a quick mental scan of the albums confirmed it, but I wanted to be […]

Paul McCartney – Las Vegas – April 19, 2009

Posted by on Apr 20, 2009 | No Comments

I just saw Paul McCartney for the first time last night on opening night for “The Joint”, the new venue in the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. He was better than I could have ever imagined. It was just what I needed. 1. Drive My Car – The Beatles – Rubber Soul Wow. What […]