Tag Archives: The Beatles

Rock Chronology #223: Jealous Guy

“Jealous Guy”, John Lennon, 1971. “Jealous Guy” is another really exceptional song from the Imagine album. It wasn’t even released as a single until several years after Lennon’s death. However it has been covered over 90 times! Roxy Music’s cover … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #212: Imagine

“Imagine”, John Lennon, 1971. When I sat down and looked for the high points of 1971 I was amazed at how many there really were. I could have easily used “Imagine” to kick off 1971, and I think most people … Continue reading

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Nirvana Meets Paul McCartney

I love this video! Rock music totally took the world by storm two times in history. The Beatles lead the first movement, and Nirvana lead the second. So what does Nirvana think of Paul McCartney? They love him! In fact … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #192: What is Life

“What Is Life”, George Harrison, 1970. George Harrison penned another upbeat, spiritual hit with “What Is Life”. In the UK this was released as the B-side to “My Sweet Lord”, which in my opinion meant that people in the UK … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #191: Maybe I’m Amazed

“Maybe I’m Amazed”, Paul McCartney, 1970. In 1970 Paul McCartney made an album with his wife, Linda. Yep, lots of people made a big deal John Lennon making music with Yoko, but Paul was doing the same thing. (Although, to … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #190: Across the Universe

“Across The Universe”, The Beatles, 1970. All good things must come to an end. The Beatles would all go on to have successful solo careers, and they would often support each other on each of their “solo” albums. But Let … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #181: Instant Karma

“Instant Karma (We All Shine On)”, John Lennon, 1970. John Lennon released this hit single early in 1970. The Beatles had not officially announced their break-up at that point, but with John releasing so much stuff on his own (with … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #165: Mother

“Mother”, John Lennon, 1970. Three of the Beatles released their own solo albums in 1970. (Ringo actually waited until 1971 to release his own music.) Paul’s bit hit was a ballad on the piano. George’s bit hit was a positive … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #162: Let It Be

“Let It Be”, The Beatles, 1970. Although the Beatles privately broke up in 1969, and there were plenty of hints and rumors about it (such as John releasing all of this solo music), the Beatles did not officially announce their … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #158: My Sweet Lord

“My Sweet Lord”, George Harrison, 1970. I’ve said before that 1969 was the peak for Rock music, but in the early 70’s music did not decline. Instead it plateaued. In other words this peak remains throughout the early 70’s. While … Continue reading

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