Tag Archives: The Beatles

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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Video Roundup: You’d Be a Fool

It saddens us to report that as of this post we are abandoning our indie music format for a more commercially viable Top 40 radio format. Just kidding! Happy April Fool’s Day, everybody. John Richards just shared a few of his favorite Fool’s Day songs in Friday on My Mind, but seeing as how todayRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: April Fools, Fool!

It’s time again for the latest installment of Friday on My Mind, a weekly series where we focus on a topic and tie it into music. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week it’s all about Fools... April Fools. I pity the fool that don’t like this theme! AprilRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The week begins with the sad passing of 68-year-old Alphonso “Fonce” Mizell, member of The Corporation (a group of writer-producers who created many early hits for the Jackson 5, among others) and cofounder of Sky High Productions (with his brother Larry). When Motown moved to Los Angeles, the Mizell brothers teamed up with trumpet playerRead more...

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