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Bob Dylan, Existential Hero

The Basement Tapes, finally released after 47 years, show yet another side of the bard

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‘Fifth Beatle’ Brian Epstein and the 50th Anniversary of Beatlemania

Remembering the manager widely credited with making The Beatles famous

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Paul McCartney’s ‘NEW’: The Jew-ish Beatle’s Bar Mitzvah Album

He can still give you earworms and warm fuzzy retro feelings. But at 71, is Macca now finally a man?

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Wall of Crazy

Phil Spector and Leonard Cohen’s incredible album, released 35 years ago, is a time capsule of American pop music

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Country Music’s Sparkle King

Fashion designer Nudie Cohn, a Ukrainian-born Jew, gave country music its trademark rhinestone sparkle

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The Hebrew Beatles?

No. 66 on our song list marks the birth of Israeli rock

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Dead Wrong

A haftorah of rigidity and ritual

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Sundown: Turkish Turn Feared

Plus R.I.P. Erich Segal, Hezbollah and drugs, and more

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Today on Tablet

Apple-and-honey taste test, Rosh Hashanah FAQs, meet the Beatles

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The Song Remains the Same

A Torah portion of music and memory