I’m So Tired: Responsive Notes on the Phenomenon of Beatle Fatigue

By |2014-02-22T06:34:28-08:00February 21, 2014|Beatles Criticism, Beatles on the Web|

There's no fatigue like Beatle fatigue. DEVIN McKINNEY  •  Beatle Ed points me to this most interesting, warmhearted, clear-eyed essay by James Marcus, “Letting Go of the Beatles,” posted yesterday at the Harper’s site. Even we, the besotted, must accept the validity, as we cough the exhaust fumes of the recent 50th-anniversary ballyhoo (which Hey Dullblog did its share to amplify or perpetuate), of a certain feeling of fed-upness with all things Fab. So Marcus’s piece gets me, and probably a lot of other Beatleheads of considerable duration, thinking. To delve into all the points where he and I are [...]