Ram by Paul and Linda McCartney is 50 years old and still one of my favourite albums

I’ve written about Ram before, here https://therockandrollguy.com/2021/01/06/ram-versus-imagine/ but I find I must return to the subject again because it is at the forefront of my mind on account of the fact that today is the 50th anniversary of its release. How could I let such a moment pass without comment? If you’ve read the aboveContinue reading “Ram by Paul and Linda McCartney is 50 years old and still one of my favourite albums”

Oasis – really the “biggest band” in the world?

In the mid-to-late 1990s one could frequently hear Oasis referring to themselves as “the greatest/biggest band in the world” but was that true? Well… definitely, in the sense that the records were selling in bucket loads, the shows were sell-outs, the headlines were frequent and Liam and Noel Gallagher were seemingly omnipresent. No one canContinue reading “Oasis – really the “biggest band” in the world?”

Ram versus Imagine

In 1971, John Lennon and Paul McCartney were at loggerheads. Was this the low point of their famous friendship? Possibly. That is for another day (no pun intended). However, if their musical output from this year is anything to go by, they weren’t exactly on great terms. The year also saw the release of twoContinue reading “Ram versus Imagine”