Tag Archives: The Beatles

Friday on My Mind: Songs About Falling

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. I’m somewhat sad to inform you that Fall is officially arriving next Tuesday. The first day of the equinox fluctuates from yearRead more...

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Video Roundup: Take Your Dog To Work Day

Here at KEXP, every day is Take Your Dog To Work Day, but today, Friday, June 20th, it’s officially a day to have a furry office-mate! Started in 1999 by Pet Sitters International (PSI), Take Your Dog To Work Day was initiated to celebrate the great companions dogs make and encourage their adoptions from localRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: The 1962 World’s Fair

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, also known as The Century 21 Exposition, took place 52 years ago on April 21st. It’s alwaysRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Welcome to Seattle, Sir Paul McCartney!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Tonight Paul McCartney will be making his way to Seattle’s Safeco Field for a sold out show. It will be the firstRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Here’s one of the most unexpectedly amazing mash-ups you’re likely to hear. Music producer Mr. Troublesome is working on a new mash-up album called What’s a Black Beatle that will be released later this summer. Today we have the first single, “Southside My Dear,” which features Kanye West‘s hit “Southside” and The Beatles‘ classic “MarthaRead more...

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Happy National Pet Day!

Today is National Pet Day! While you probably don’t need a lot of reminders to appreciate that furried, feathered or finned one in your life, who might right now be curled up beside you, romping around your yard or sitting eagerly waiting for food, today is for remembering all our little friends. Pets demand attention,Read more...

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R.I.P. Ravi Shankar

Perhaps no other artist has brought Eastern music to the West like sitar master Ravi Shankar. His tutelage of George Harrison in the mid-60′s kicked off a lifetime of cultural exchange. While rock bands like The Beatles were incorporating Eastern sounds in their music, Shankar himself was composing for western-style orchestras back home and collaboratingRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Songs About Shopping

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. Today as we recover from our food comas, Black Friday falls upon us, so we’re looking at songs about shopping. The term “Black Friday” originated in Philadelphia back in 1966. Those who workedRead more...

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Video Roundup: Happy 70th Birthday, Sir Paul McCartney!

Many, many years ago, James Paul McCartney wrote a song asking if his lover would still be with him when he turned 64. For Paul, that year has come and passed, and today, we celebrate loving Macca in his 70th year. Perhaps the most successful songwriter and musician of all time, McCartney’s catalogue of 50+Read more...

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Friday on My Mind - 1962

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, the weekly collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This week, the year 1962 is on our mind. Last weekend marked the 50th Anniversary of Seattle’s World Fair inaugural day on April 21st, 1962. The Seattle CenterRead more...

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