“Dennis Mitchell's Breakfast With The Beatles” is among the world's longest-running weekly tribute shows about the Best Band Ever. Listen each week for a combination listening party and in-depth study of the most amazing phenomenon in music history. Host Dennis Mitchell has produced the show since 1991, covering every Beatle topic imaginable and featuring guests that include Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono, Olivia Harrison, Pete Best, George & Giles Martin, Geoff Emerick and literally hundreds of other musicians, public figures and celebrities. Requests always welcome at www.beatlesradioshow.com.
Things We Said Today, a weekly discussion of the hottest Beatles news topics and interviews of Beatles personalities by an experienced group of Beatles writers and broadcasters -- Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels, Steve Marinucci and Al Sussman.
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Recipe for a great Radio Show... Take a large portion of the greatest band ever... Fold in recordings from the former members... Sprinkle in cover versions of their songs... Add some Apple, Dark Horse and Ringo'Records... Introduce interviews...Book and DVD reviews... Stir in some GREAT Tribute Acts... Blend in requests and dedications... Simmer for two hours and serve to a World Wide Audience.... And you're listening to the UKs longest running Beatles themed Radio Show ...BeatlesandBeyond!
In this special holiday week edition of Something About The Beatles, Richard and Robert offer up their takes on The Beatles’ “turkeys” – missteps, bad ideas or otherwise lesser efforts. (Here’s a clue: it’s their shortest episode yet!) Christmas is coming and the Something About The Beatles 2016 calendar is here ATTENTION CHICAGO AREA SATB LISTENERS: With your support, we may be able to make possible something we can all be thankful for: Something About The Beatles on terrestrial radio (and regularly scheduled besides…). MeTV FM is a fabulous new radio station, playing loads of forgotten hits from back in the day. They’re also very Beatle-centric – that makes them the perfect radio home for Something About The Beatles. We have been advertising on them, but what would be fantastic is if we could get all of you to show your interest in such a venture. Do you want to hear Something About The Beatles weekly, on the radio? Then shoot them an email – let them know that you love the show, ...
Check out this episode where we discuss the history of the Beatles’ 1965 album “Rubber Soul.” We discuss each Beatle’s contributions to the album, the cover, the recording background, and whether or not it we think it deserves to be #5 in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Dennis Mitchell's Breakfast With The Beatles Podcast
Tom Frangione joins Al, Steve and Ken this week for a remembrance of drummer Andy White, who subbed for Ringo on some early tracks, including “Love Me Do,” and who Tom knew through appearances at past Beatles fan events. We also talk a little more about the new “Beatles +1″ DVD and CD.
In this episode, Robert and Richard analyze the new CD/DVD package: the good – the bad – the phoned in. They are joined by their friend and yours, Mark Lewisohn, as well as video archivist Erik Taros, who worked on the new promos set. (He also contributes to the upcoming Ron Howard live documentary project.) Songs include: “Real Love” and “Eight Days A Week.” Christmas is coming and the Something About The Beatles 2016 calendar is here The post 31: The Beatles 1+ appeared first on Something About The Beatles.
An all-'Starr' tribute concert for Ringo that happened last year is getting released for charity, and Paul lends his pen to a charity for a Liverpool Hospital. The post Beatles Minute - week of November 16, 2015 appeared first on WMGK.
Dennis Mitchell's Breakfast With The Beatles Podcast
In this episode, Richard and Robert explore the origins of The Beatles, through an examination of the Skiffle phenomenon in post-war Britain; the Quarry Men and the core of John, Paul and George coming together. Songs include: “Mama Don’t Allow,” “In Spite of All the Danger,” and “I’ll Follow The Sun.” Do check out this. Christmas is coming and the Something About The Beatles 2016 calendar is here! The post 30: The EARLY Beatles appeared first on Something About The Beatles.
In this episode Dave interviews music scholar John Covach, a professor of music theory at the University of Rochester/Eastman School of Music. We talk about John’s background, his online courses, three of his favorite Beatles songs, and more. If you want to know more about him, check out these sites: https://www.coursera.org/learn/the-beatles http://rochester.edu/popmusic/
In this special expanded edition, Robert and Richard discuss their choices of eight Beatle tunes, plus 1 book and one film/documentary, all Beatle related, in the spirit of the long-running BBC radio series. Songs include: “Boys,””Tomorrow Never Knows” and “Beyond the Valley of a Day in the Life.” The Something About The Beatles 2016 calendar is here! (Check out the video here) The post 29: Desert Island Beatle Discs appeared first on Something About The Beatles.
We dig deep into the new reissued/remastered/remixed Tug Of War, Paul McCartney’s acclaimed 1982 album. Hear about each track, the album’s background and context, as well as our take on the bonus tracks included with the “deluxe” edition. It was released on the same day as the Pipes of Peace deluxe edition that we’ll discuss in our holiday episode.
Allan Kozinn, Al Sussman, Ken Michaels, Steve Marinucci and special guest Tom Frangione analyze the brand new Paul McCartney reissues “Tug of War” and “Pipes of Peace,” what’s in them and what not and should have been and how good are they? Send your comments to email@example.com.
Richard and Robert discuss the events leading up to Paul’s April 1970 bombshell, reported as the Beatles’ breaking up. Songs include “Instant Karma” and “Early 1970.” Check out the Something About The Beatles 2016 calendar here and here. The post 28: Early 1970 appeared first on Something About The Beatles.
This is a new phase SATB podcast…essential to the content of the Beatles at the Ridge festival, SOMETHING ABOUT THE BEATLES was performed live before an audience; in comes the warmth and the freshness of a live performance, as reproduced by Thomas Repetny. Thanks to Dr. Michael Bowman/Melany Bowman/Jude Kessler/Rande Kessler/Danny West/Mayor Charles Snapp/Carrie Snapp. Art by Rick Wey. Songs include: “Leave My Kitten Alone,” “Soldier of Love,” “Don’t Pass Me By,” and the sounds of Chuck Berry, Little Willie John, Booker T and the MGs, and so forth. In this episode, Robert (he of the hot mic) and Richard (he of the dead mic but the live turntable) discuss the rich heritage of artists of Southern origin that influenced The Beatles’ by song and example. Visit the Something About The Beatles’ shop here. The post 27: The Beatles’ Southern Roots appeared first on Something About The Beatles.
George's solo music just became much more available, and a Penn State ice cream shop does something sweet for Paul's concert arrival. The post Beatles Minute podcast - week of October 19, 2015 appeared first on WMGK.
Ken, Allan, Al and Steve discuss the latest Beatles news with reports on the events for John Lennon’s birthday, Mark Lewisohn’s new interview and more. Send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In honor of John Lennon’s 75th birthday today, we go back into the lab to dissect his 1971 song “How Do You Sleep?” from the album Imagine. Hear about the background, the music, and lyrics of the song written as a dig against Paul McCartney. Thanks as always for listening!
Steve, Al, Ken and Allan talk to Chuck Gunderson, author of the incredible “Some Fun Tonight!,” about the Beatles U.S. tours especially the ones 50 years ago in 1965. We’d love to have your comments. Email us at email@example.com.
In this episode, hear about the Beatles’ 1965 American tour that took them across the country (and even into Canada a bit). We’ll discuss the opening acts, the venues, the setlist, some of the special people they met along the way, and make the argument that this tour was the last real gasp of Beatlemania.
Richard and Robert welcome special guest Chuck Gunderson (interviewed at The Fest For Beatles Fans), author of the spectacular double volume Some Fun Tonight, chronicling The Beatles’ three North American Tours, 1964 – 1966. Songs include “If I Fell” and “Things We Said Today.” Check out Chuck’s site and Facebook page. Our Facebook page is here. Robert’s books and Richard’s books. The post 26: Some Fun Tonight – The Beatles’ American Tours appeared first on Something About The Beatles.
Perhaps the greatest auction of Beatles memorabilia is taking place in December - it's the collection of A BEATLE! Also, what is that mysterious #Beatles1 message at thebeatles.com? The post Beatles Minute - week of September 14, 2015 appeared first on WMGK.
One of the most historic documents in Beatles history goes up for auction at the end of the month, Ringo pays tribute to the "Killer" and Paul McCartney puts up some music for free download. The post Beatles Minute podcast - week of September 7, 2015 appeared first on WMGK.