Quick Takes: The Beatles, Brian Wilson, Mick Jagger

  • Surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr and their respective wives, Nancy Shevell and Barbara Bach, joined George Harrison's widow Olivia Harrison for dinner in London on September 17th. The extended Beatle clan were photographed outside of the Italian restaurant Scalini in Chelsea. (The Daily Mirror)


  • The Beatles have just dropped a four-track teaser from the upcoming Let It Be box set. New to fans are "Get Back (Take 8)," "One After 909 (Take 3)," the original 1970 Glyn Johns mix of "I Me Mine," and producer Giles Martin's new 2021 take on "Across The Universe." The "Super Deluxe" Let It Be box set will be released on October 15th. (Press release)


  • Coming on November 19th is Brian Wilson's At My Piano, featuring the Beach Boys' co-founder performing instrumental versions of his classic tunes alone at the keyboard. The 15-track album, which will be his first for the Decca imprint, marks Wilson's 11th studio set.
    • The tracklisting to the 'At My Piano' is: "God Only Knows," "In My Room," "Don't Worry Baby," "California Girls," "The Warmth Of The Sun," "Wouldn't It Be Nice," "You Still Believe In Me," "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times," Sketches Of 'Smile': "Our Prayer/Heroes And Villains/Wonderful/Surf's Up," "Friends," "'Til I Die," "Love And Mercy," "Mt. Vernon Farewell," and "Good Vibrations."


  • Mick Jagger has joined forces with younger brother Chris Jagger for the video of "Anyone Seen My Heart?" Mick sang on the track, which is featured on Chris' 12th album, Mixing Up The Medicine. The younger Jagger has also just published his memoir, Talking To Myself.