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PZ's Podcast: Soul Coaxing and Sermon for the Feast Day of Hey Jude

PZ's Podcast: Soul Coaxing and Sermon for the Feast Day of Hey Jude

EPISODE 145: Soul Coaxing This is about the music. For it’s the music that makes me want to speak. The other night, right in the middle of sleep — no kidding — said a “voice from above” (Joe Meek via John Leyton): “You have got to talk about ‘Soul Coaxing’”. So I did. The music, […]

The Death and Resurrection of Paul McCartney (in the 90s)

The Death and Resurrection of Paul McCartney (in the 90s)

All this talk of the Lennon/McCartney partnership has me listening to solo McCartney again. You know, to stack it up against Lennon’s stuff… And I’m curiously drawn to Paul’s late 80s/early 90s period, when he was sporting that awful mullet and the very un-rocknroll tshirt-and-vest look. After the massively underrated McCartney II, and apart from […]

Worshiping at the Altar of the Beatles (and Their Monaural Magic)

Worshiping at the Altar of the Beatles (and Their Monaural Magic)

Two lists to celebrate the release of the long-awaited Fab Four reissues. First and most relevantly, five quasi-Gospel moments in the Beatles-related videography. Counting down: 5. The first modern worship song? Or simply the strangest number one single of all-time? 4. “I’m A Loser” performed in France in 1965. “I’m not what I appear to […]