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Da Beatles

So, I was listening to the Beatles. There are so many GREAT songs. What if you could have only 5 Beatles songs with you? Which 5 Beatles songs would you have? My Beatles list keeps changing. There are just too many great tunes – Love me do Help! Yesterday Come Together With a Little Help from My Friends

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The 8th Greatest Song of All Time – The Beatles

I can babble on for hours about how I completely missed the importance of the Beatles when I was young lad. Thankfully, that was a long time ago. When I was young, all I knew was that “Hey Jude” was a really long tune. I continue to be amazed at how great the Beatles truly were and still are. This was a Paul McCartney tune. McCartney songs were lighter, less serious, but they had more of a pop feel to them. At least that’s my impression. When you listen to “Open the Door” you hear “Hey Jude” (at least that’s what

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The Monkees

Why not? I guess that imitation is the best form of flattery. The Beatles were taking America by storm in the mid-1960s. I’m not sure who was behind the Monkees. They were clearly designed to be a group that looked like the Beatles. Yet, as luck would have it, they actually had some musical talent. None of their songs, as I recall, were deep or thoughtful. They were mostly fun. Fun and catchy. On a Saturday night, there’s nothing wrong with fun and catchy. Artist: The Monkees Tune: Last Train to Clarksville

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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