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The Beatles Through Headphones: An Interview with Ted Montgomery

Nearly a half-century after The Beatles broke up, the world is still talking about their music. But after four decades of commentary, is there anything substantive left to say about the inimitable work of the Fab Four? Former USA Today columnist and author Ted Montgomery believes that there is. His book, The Beatles Through Headphones: …

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Christmas Time in New York (As Seen Through a Nikon 70-200mm f2.8 ED VR II Lens)

There’s nothing quite like Christmas time in New York City. The traditions, the traffic, and the constant stream of tourists are equally enervating and maddening, particularly for anyone who has a camera in his or her hands. Nonetheless, one weekday in mid-December when I happened to have a Nikon 70-200mm f2.8 ED VRII zoom lens …

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How Let It Be Came To Be: Sgt. Pepper’s, the Bee Gees, and the Making of an Unlikely Fan

There was magic packed into that twelve-inch disc, an uncanny, otherworldly kind of joy that revealed itself at thirty-three and a third revolutions per minute. I was ten years old when I heard it for the first time, and there was something miraculous in the fact that I could sit down and listen to it …

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