Monthly Archives: December 2013

I’m Down (Beatles Week 2013 Day 7)

“I’m Down” This song was written almost solely by Paul, according to BeatleSongs and recorded the same day as “Yesterday” and ultimately released as the B-side to “Help!”. Tell Me Why describes George’s solo as “his most confidently unhinged yet” … Continue reading

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The Inner Light (Beatles Week 2013 Day 6)

“The Inner Light” Written by George Harrison it would be his first song released on a single – as the B-side to “Lady Madonna” in 1968. Poor George. Tell Me Why describes George as using “delicate imagery” while using session musicians … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Super Adventure DVD

If you haven’t noticed super heroes are kind of a big deal. Those Marvel movies are hot tickets, and Superman and Batman have had success as well. Comic books seem to be enjoying a resurgence in popularity as well. Heck, … Continue reading

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What Goes On (Beatles Week 2013 Day 5)

“What Goes On” This B-side to “Nowhere Man” could easily be mistaken for a Carl Perkins cover, but it’s not. Ringo sings this song and even got partial writing credit – his first with the group, according to BeatleSongs. Tell Me Why … Continue reading

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Day Tripper (Beatles Week 2013 Day 4)

“Day Tripper” It might not technically be a B-side, but it was the “flip side” to “We Can Work It Out” and recorded during the sessions that produced the Rubber Soul album. The single was released for Christmas and as … Continue reading

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You Can’t Do That (Beatles Week 2013 Day 3)

“You Can’t Do That” This was the B-side to “Can’t Buy Me Love” which is a certified hit, reaching number one on several charts. Tell Me Why offers up a few different takes on the meaning of the song but states the … Continue reading

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Please Mister Postman (Beatles Week 2013 Day 2)

“Please Mister Postman” This is a cover of The Marveletts 1961 hit – not The Supremes or The Shirelles as many think. It was released as the B-side to another cover, “Roll Over Beethoven” and while it charted in America, … Continue reading

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Baby You’re A Rich Man (Beatles Week 2013 Day 1)

“Baby You’re A Rich Man”   Released as a B-side to “All You Need Is Love” this song was, according to BeatleSongs written half and half by Paul and John. Tell Me Why claims the song is “unsettling in how … Continue reading

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Week 22 Ultrasound

This morning we went to get an ultrasound of our upcoming child. We had a friend come over and watch the kids and she made them pancakes for breakfast (our appointment was downtown at 8:30 in the morning). We asked … Continue reading

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Some Christmas Panic

Last night we took inventory of what we have in the house for presents. We came up short. Most of our Christmas shopping was done online, and as boxes arrived I would put them in the garage. This worked out … Continue reading

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