How do you take a song that's already brooding and spooky, and turn it into something infinitaly creepier?
The Real Group is a Swedish a cappella vocal quintet. Here they are performing The Beatles' classic "Blackbird." So, what exactly is this song about? Thanks to the mercurial memory of Paul McCartney, the origin story has changed over the years. It was likely inspired by a black bird he heard while at the Maharishi… READ THE REST
In many ways, The Beatles are still the standard by which we judge musicians. Whether we're talking about sales or cultural impact, every major chart-topping artist will inevitably be tethered to the Fab four one way or another. This concept even applies to former Beatles themselves. I doubt that Paul McCartney receives as many questions… READ THE REST
This is the first time I've seen this clip of Paul McCartney in the recording studio playing "Blackbird" in 1968. I wonder if he still has those fantastic shoes that he used to tap out the rhythm. READ THE REST
Whether it's Jimmy Page, Slash, or Jimi Hendrix, watching your favorite rocker can make those fantastic guitar riffs sound easy. But if you've ever picked up a guitar before, you know that acquiring those skills is easier said than done. It takes a lot of practice, a few calluses, and serious dedication to sound the way… READ THE REST
As summer comes to an end, getting your kids excited about their education can be as hard as convincing them to eat some broccoli along with their pizza. But with helpful — and dare we say fun — e-learning programs, your kids can fully immerse themselves in their creativity, critical thinking skills, and more, and they can… READ THE REST
Being comfortable when you travel is one of the simplest and most important ways to make any trip easier. And by any trip, that means a trip around the world or even a trip to the grocery store. The most effective way to get more comfortable is with a durable, supportive, and ideally stylish shoe. This hemp sneaker has… READ THE REST