By George, Martin’s PBS project did Come Together

I Should Have Known Better: George Martin did that crazy-ambitious PBS history of recorded music project after all. In an earlier post, I dug back into a TCA press tour moment from eight years ago to mark the passing of Beatles’ legendary record producer. At the time, in 2008, Martin stood before reporters to answer… Read on



Blast of Beatles past at CBS Studio 50

This retro marquee will be up all weekend celebrating The Beatles 50th in NYC It was 50 years ago today that the Beatles invaded America. When Pan Am Flight 101 arrived on Feb. 7, 1964 at the newly-christened John F. Kennedy International airport, three thousand cheering fans–mainly young women–were waiting to greet them.So were reporters.… Read on


Robots from France invade Grammy Awards

Dance duo Daft Punk won Album of the Year I got a call around five hours into Sunday night’s Grammy Awards to turn on the TV–Ringo was on.Sure enough, there he was, looking fab for 73 and singing Photograph. Beatle-y photos flashed behind him to remind folks that CBS has a special Feb. 9 commemorating… Read on