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Intermission (Plus An Aside)

Hey folks.  Just wanted to let you know that I’m still hard at work on part 4 of the Across The Universe soundtrack review.  But I thought I’d inform you of a good friend who has her site going right now called Let Me Ruin That For You.  You should check it out and have a laugh and get an education you never thought you’d have.  But also, I’ve written a little something Beatles-related for her that y’all should check out.

Otherwise, stay tuned.

Or not. But you totally should.


Across The Universe Soundtrack (Part 3)

Hmmm, where were we?

4 – 6, The Beatles

Ah, right.  Still pretty close.  But what will today bring?

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Across The Universe Soundtrack (Part 2)

Back for more, eh?

All righty.  The score is 2-3, Beatles.

Let’s get back in the ring!

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Across The Universe Soundtrack (Part 1)

I really like The Beatles.

Of course, given their popularity in culture, that’s like saying “I really like having ice cream for desert”.  It’s just one option out of a plethora of other choices.  The problem with that phrase, however, is that if you follow it to the letter, then you miss out on more tantalizing options, like pie and jellybeans and Reeses.  But not cake.  Because that is a lie.  The same holds true for The Beatles.  If you limit yourself to just their music, you risk discovering the groups that take their ideas and go far beyond them.

But I could go on all day about The Beatles’ influence on other bands (and probably all week).  So, I’ll instead talk about a filmaker who was influenced by The Fab Four.

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