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September 17, 2013

 

Ringo Starr standards album

The Beatles Sing The Standards

George Harrison sings Hoagy Carmichael, Paul McCartney performs Irving Berlin, Ringo Starr taps the Johnny Mercer songbook, and more.

June 22, 2012

 

John Lennon and Paul McCartney

The Lennon-McCartney Songbook

In the 1960s the Beatles' primary songwriters rocked the world of jazz and popular song. Decades later, Beatles songs themselves have become standards.

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