And thus we end our countdown of favorite Beatles songs, as chosen by a cast of Rockin’ the Suburbs listeners. Thank you to all who contributed. (And please indulge us as Jim, Patrick and Brad Maylor play a few of personal selections.)
One more guest episode! Mike Wagner of Houston fills in today and talks about songs with great “middle eights.” What’s a middle eight, you ask? Mike will explain. Features music by the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin and the Replacements.
About a month before his passing, we conducted a long interview with power pop master Tommy Keene. At the end of the interview, we asked him to make a Perfect Pop pick. He choose songs by the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel.