Music of the Song: The Beatles Live at the BBC

A Facebook friend recently lamented at hearing some vocal tracks off some very early recordings of some beloved 1960s pop artists. They sounded, he said, like “a brace of baby chickadees peeping for seed.” It was, it seems, the production team — the guys twirling the knobs, the session musicians who may have joined in later — who improved them into legends of their time, at least initially. But for that, how could they ever have reached the Top 1000, never mind the Top Ten?

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Essayist, film critic, humorist, and novelist. The author of 1920s noir gangster novel , BUTCHERTOWN, available at Amazon and other booksellers.

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Thomas Burchfield

Essayist, film critic, humorist, and novelist. The author of 1920s noir gangster novel , BUTCHERTOWN, available at Amazon and other booksellers.