In the Current Issue (#250)

Beatlefan #250 marks the 50th anniversary of Paul and Linda McCartney’s “Ram” album, with John Firehammer looking at how its reputation has evolved over the years and how fans still have mixed views; Brad Hundt talking with Denny Seiwell, the drummer on “Ram”; and Bruce Spizer recounting the making of the album. We also continue our look at The Beatles and Black American music, with Kit O’Toole examining the mutually beneficial relationship between The Beatles and Motown, and Jeff Cochran delving into the story behind The Beatles’ recording of “Mr. Moonlight.” Also, Al Sussman winds up his look at the musical events of 1971; Ken Orth investigates the near misses on the “Sgt. Pepper” cover; and Jude Southerland Kessler finishes her evaluation of John and Yoko’s “Sometime in New York City.”  Plus, of course, we have the latest news (including all the details on the “All Things Must Pass” reissue), and reviews of new recordings, books and TV programs.

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COMING NEXT TIME: “Imagine” at 50, and Beatles events of 1976! Check it out!