The baby-faced Beatle himself is being honored with a prestigious award from the Library of Congress. This a definite cause for celebration and we can take part in the festivities alongside PBS: July 28, 2010 at 8:00pm ET. I’ve long been a Beatles fan and the rare occasion when Beatlemania and libraries come together you can bet your Aunt Lucy’s lucky dentures that I’ll rave about it.
A little blurb on the award:
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song will honor either a songwriter, interpreter, or singer/songwriter whose career reflects lifetime achievement in promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of artistic expression and cultural understanding.
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize is relatively new and having Paul McCartney as recipient is another step towards it’s validation and maturity.