Nov 24, 2022
An entire book dedicated to a single song may strike some as
bewildering, but not if the song in question is both The Beatles'
longest single (in length) as well as one of their most successful
(quadruple platinum): 1968's "Hey Jude." Deceptively simple and
universally appealing, the Apple Records debut marked an
astonishing launch to their label while serving as an anthem of
healing during a tumultuous year - in the world as well as within
Author James Campion (Take A Sad Song: The Emotional Currency of Hey Jude) discussed the song with returning guest Jeff Martin and I for nearly two hours. You too will discover what James did - that uncovering the magic and pull of this recording is something that will take you farther than you can imagine.
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