Joe Scarborough: The Soundtrack of My Life, From Beatles to Replacements

Fans of Morning Joe already know co-host Joe Scarborough is a music nut, from the show's music – Stones and Beatles songs regularly play the MSNBC show into commercial – to Scarborough's frequent plugs for his gigs at New York City's Cutting Room. The veteran commentator has been on a recording kick lately; he just released Freaks Love Freaks, his third EP of the year.

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Lee Ranaldo on Beatles-Inspired New Solo LP, Life After Sonic Youth

There's a scene in Hello Hello Hello – a documentary about the making of Lee Ranaldo's new LP, Electric Trim – that shows him playing an electric guitar with a violin bow as it hangs from a ceiling, droning strange, amorphous feedback.

It's an extension of a technique that dates back to

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‘The Compleat Beatles’: 10 Takeaways From Great, Overlooked Fab Four Doc

If you're looking for documentaries on the Beatles, you don't have a shortage of options, with two of the splashier offerings being, of course, the Anthology series, and Ron Howard's Eight Days a Week.

The latter is blessed with rich, high-quality, color footage of the years when the

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Ringo Starr Talks New LP, Future Deluxe Beatles Albums, Paul McCartney

For his 19th solo album, Ringo Starr planned to record his first country album since 1970's Beaucoups of Blues. But when his touring schedule made an extended trip to Nashville impossible, Ringo decided to simply work in his living room, inviting old friends like

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