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Published: 2012/02/29
by Dean Budnick

Papa Gruenberg

Shortly after launched in September 1998, Erica Lynn Gruenberg became a steady voice. As her contributions for the site waned due to ongoing efforts as a performer, photographer and artist, her father Mike introduced himself and became a steady presence in his own right. His column, “In My Life,” a title that reflects his lifelong passion for The Beatles, has run on the site for well over a decade. I always appreciate the perspective he brings to bear and I have picked up my fair share of books and albums that he has recommended over the years.

This month, when Mike stepped away from his regular duties due to the time commitment mandated by his new consulting business, I selected a “Best Of” column for February.

It was quite a challenge given the fact that he has penned so many wonderful pieces over the years. To that end, here are a few more for you to enjoy…

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

A Tour of The Martin Guitar Factory with Chris Martin

On the Corner of 7th Avenue & 13th Street in NYC

Ahmet Ertegun

Ian Stewart

Dennis Wilson and Carl Wilson

George Harrison

Until next time, enjoy the Beacon run everybody…

Later days and peace,

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