Categories
Business

George Harrison Wrote ‘Old Brown Shoe’ on an Instrument He Didn’t Usually Play, but Played Bass Like ‘a Lunatic’

George Harrison rarely strayed from his guitar, but he did for “Old Brown Shoe” twice. He wrote the song on an instrument he barely knew how to play and then added bass to the track in the recording studio. George Harrison | Donaldson/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images George Harrison wrote ‘Old Brown Shoe’ on the piano […]

Categories
Entertainment

Keith Richards ‘couldn’t stand Rolling Stones hit song when we wrote it’ says Mick Jagger

As The Rolling Stones celebrate their 60th anniversary this year, the BBC have produced a four-part documentary series on the foursome, who lost drummer Charlie Watts last year. In the first episode of My Life as a Rolling Stone, focused on Mick Jagger, the frontman remembered how the band realised they needed to move on […]

Categories
Business

10 Songs You Didn’t Know Carole King Wrote for Other Artists in the ’60s – American Songwriter

Born a songwriter, when she was a teenager, and still attending James Madison high school in Brooklyn, New York, Carole King was already selling songs to publishing companies throughout the city, while writing songs for her band Co-Sines and making demo albums with her schoolmate Paul Simon. By the 1960s, King met her soon-to-be husband […]

Categories
Weird

The Simpsons wrote this joke almost 30 years ago

548 points, 64 comments. Source link

Categories
Celebrities

17 TV Shows That Wrote Off The Main Character And How Long They Lasted Without Them

The Vampire Diaries should’ve ended when Elena left… View Entire Post › Source link

Categories
Business

The 1st No. 1 Song George Harrison Wrote for The Beatles Wasn’t as Popular in the United Kingdom

TL;DR: One of the Beatles’ songs that George Harrison wrote used a line George knew was cliche. John Lennon revealed why that song was the first song by George to become an A-side. The song was a massive hit. The Beatles’ George Harrison | GAB Archive/Redferns Many of The Beatles‘ songs reached No. 1 in […]

Categories
Gaming

Yuji Naka Confirms That Michael Jackson Wrote Music For Sonic The Hedgehog 3

The late Michael Jackson’s involvement in the creation of Sonic the Hedgehog 3’s soundtrack has been a long-running rumor in gaming circles, and one that the co-creator of Sega’s blue blur has confirmed. With the release of Sonic Origins, a compilation of classic Sonic games for modern platforms, veteran game developer Yuji Naka commented on […]

Categories
Canada

Mountie who wrote that RCMP head interfered in N.S. investigation ‘came to his own conclusions,’ says Blair | CBC News

Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair is casting doubt on the Nova Scotia Mountie who suggested Commissioner Brenda Lucki interfered in the investigation into the largest mass shooting in Canadian history.  The former public safety minister’s comments come as the political firestorm around the head of the national police force spills into a second day.  That explosive […]

Categories
Canada

FIRST PERSON | I wrote a memoir about my family’s secrets. Then I had to move back in with them | CBC Radio

This is a First Person column by Lindsay Wong, a memoirist in Vancouver. For more information about CBC’s First Person stories, please see the FAQ. “Hey, can I stay with you?” I said on the phone to my mother in April 2020 with some reluctance after looking at the negative dollar amount in my bank […]

Categories
Business

The Beatles song John Lennon wrote for Yoko Ono before meeting her

John Lennon first met Yoko Ono on November 9th, 1966. Ono was preparing an art installation at the Indica Gallery in London when Lennon walked in. The pair had an interesting start, with the Beatle questioning Ono on some of her pieces and Ono viewing him as an unwanted nuisance, but soon the two began […]