Tim Riley

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Lennons: Then and Now

Friday, September 30, 2011

Our three-part “Beatles: 2K11” series looks at the still-unfolding history of the Fab Four. We wrap up the series with biographer Tim Riley, whose 600-plus-page book called “Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music – The Definitive Life” was just released. Plus, Riley offers up a list of five “new Lennons” – contemporary musicians who embody John Lennon’s legacy.

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Smackdown: The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Our weekly debate series takes on one of the most divisive rivalries in pop music: the Beatles vs. the Rolling Stones. Which was the greater band? Which had a deeper connection with their fans, or a more lasting impact on popular music? Prepare for our call-in lines to melt; also, the Earth may crack in half. (Fair warning.)

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This song is brought to you by...

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Lady Gaga's new music video for "Telephone" is raising product placement to a grotesque degree: Ten brands appear in the 9-minute video, including Virgin Mobile, Hewlett Packard, and Chevrolet. While that may be an extreme example, many artists are increasingly selling their image and songs to products. Some say these ...

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Remembering George Harrison

Saturday, December 08, 2001

We asked writer Tim Riley to reveal some of the things one might overlook about the former Beatle who passed away a week ago.