Throwback Thursday – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

1967 marked a major turning point in the life cycle of the Beatles.  As a band, they had formed, struggled, established their “sound” and brought Beatlemania to the USA. “She Loves You” and “Please Please Me” and so many others were inescapable once the Fab Four made their way across the pond. But by 1966, … More Throwback Thursday – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Weekend Ramble – The 10 Best Song You’ve (Probably) Never Heard

We’re coming up on the second anniversary of Alongsideyour78’s.  I’ve have spent many an hour listening to songs and analyzing lyrics from bands that I had previously never heard of.  I’d venture to say that I’ve listened to a fair number of songs that you, dear reader, have never heard. So for my pleasure and … More Weekend Ramble – The 10 Best Song You’ve (Probably) Never Heard

New Music Spotlight: “Gone Now” – Bleachers

Released on June 2nd of this year, Gone Now is the second studio album from the alt-pop group Bleachers.   Fronted by the musical nomad Jack Antonoff (also of fun. as well as other musical projects), Bleachers has given us an album with a very ’80’s pop sound mixed with imaginative electronic touches, creatively interconnected concepts, … More New Music Spotlight: “Gone Now” – Bleachers