Posts Tagged ‘beatles’

I miss record stores….

Posted: 4th March 2016 in music
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I spent hours, days, weeks of my teenage years wandering through the aisles of the record departments at E. J. Korvettes and Alexander’s, browsing and reading liner notes before making my choice. I cannot tell you how many times I read the words to the songs on “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club” band. Record covers allowed us to absorb the music into our souls.

Everything about John’s death has been said many times over so let me tell you a story about how John & Yoko wound up living in the Dakota to begin with. The story was told to me by Peter Brown, the onetime Beatles’ right hand man (mentioned in “The Ballad of John & Yoko.)

Imagine…if John Lennon were alive this week to celebrate his 75th birthday! It’s a tantalizing thought, isn’t it? What would life have been life for the ex-Beatles if only…