Discovering the Beatles and their impact on our musical world is an important step in everyone’s life. Probably as important as learning your A-B-C’s. Okay, fine, maybe they aren’t quite that fundamental, but the classic rock icons are definitely up there. And fans of the Fab Four will get a kick out of this Tumblr user’s ode to the mop-topped melody makers which coordinates each letter of the alphabet to an import piece of the Beatles’ legendary history.
Also a good way to teach your kids the alphabet and the importance of knowing whether the walrus was Paul or John at the same time! Use the link below and be a little help to your friends!
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“I mean, they were just painfully stupid and pretentious.”
1. Imagine: Lou Reed of Velvet Underground calling someone else pretentious. He did! In a 1987 interview with Joe Smith that is just now seeing the light of day due to PBS’s Blank on Blank series, wherein old interviews are animated and made new again.
2. The latest edition features Reed talking about bad press, wielding a shotgun on unsuspecting visitors to his New Jersey home, and — almost as an aside — this (somewhat unsurprising) gem: He never liked The Beatles.
Reed was, of course, always cantankerous and unafraid to speak his mind. And in the interview he goes full Kanye (quite a feat, considering the rapper was just 9 or 10 at the time of this interview) about his band’s abilities and purpose.