Best The Beatles podcasts — Interviews, parodies, music and news (Updated April 2018; image)
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Hosted by authors Robert Rodriguez and Richard Buskin, Something About The Beatles features fascinating, informative discussion on the group's career.
 
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Compleatly Beatles
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Compleatly Beatles takes a fun, irreverent look at all the Beatles albums – one album and every song per show.
 
“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 ...
 
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Fab 4 Free 4 All
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Enlightening discussion about the Music of The Beatles by three long-time Beatles collectors and historians.
 
Friends from the Los Angeles comedy scene discuss the Beatles, one album at a time. We have no special qualifications nor reason to do this. And we often get facts wrong or leave them out. We just want to because we're obsessed with the Beatles, like any rational human. TOPICS INCLUDE: Reasons we love them! Stories we've read! Opinions we hold! Excitement we cannot contain! THE BEATLES!
 
The Beatles Minute by Andre Gardner. Presented by WMGK - 102.9 FM in Philadelphia.
 
A Weekly Radio Show About Beatle News.http://www.rockartshow.com
 
Hosted by authors Robert Rodriguez and Richard Buskin, Something About The Beatles features fascinating, informative discussion on the group's career.
 
We pick apart why and how The Beatles phenomenon occurred. On 'Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution' we'll get into the combination of talent, hard work and luck that changed everything!
 
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In which we (Ben Rowling and I) discuss the Beatles’ approach to their work in the studio – their creativity, work ethic and use of technology to push the boundaries of their art – with author/producer/engineer/musician Jerry Hammack. Check out Jerry’s series – The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals – here. The post 134: The Beatles in the Stu ...…
 
In which we (Ben Rowling and I) discuss the Beatles’ approach to their work in the studio – their creativity, work ethic and use of technology to push the boundaries of their art – with author/producer/engineer/musician Jerry Hammack. Check out Jerry’s series – The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals – here. The post 134: The Beatles in the Stu ...…
 
Sure, the album Abbey Road is a favorite of Beatles fans -- but what does someone think of it if they're not a particular fan of the band, and have never really heard the album? We find out as Beatles-neutral actor Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island, UCB) listens to this seminal album and says what he thinks! Robert Baker (Justified, Grey's Ana ...…
 
A weekly update on what's happening with John, Paul, George and Ringo. Sponsored by www.rockartshow.com.
 
No sooner is he knighted by the Queen than Ringo lands another huge deal, and we have further proof that buying original Beatles lyrics is a good investment!The post Beatles Minute - week of April 16, 2018 appeared first on 102.9 WMGK.
 
Here's a major one: We go over George Harrison's first solo album, the triple-album All Things Must Pass. After having lots of his songs passed up for the later Beatles albums (except when they were so-goddamned-good-not-even-John-Lennon-could-deny-it like Something and Here Comes the Sun) --- George explodes with productivity on his debut. We ...…
 
Fab 4 Free 4 All review and analyze the U.S. version of the Beatles classic 'Rubber Soul'.
 
The Beatles on Ed Sullivan gets a sweet upgrade, and there's yet ANOTHER new angle for a Beatles book! Details on this week's Beatles Minute.The post Beatles Minute with Andre Gardner - week of April 9, 2018 appeared first on 102.9 WMGK.
 
The second post-Beatles solo album is the you've-probably-never-heard-it Beaucoups of Blues, a country album by Ringo Starr released July of 1970. It is quite solidly okay, which is honestly better than probably a lot of people expected, since Ringo Starr is basically the Ringo of the Beatles. Our panelists are Will Hines and Heather Woodward. ...…
 
In the first installment of what will, over time, serve as a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the All You Need is Cash TV film, I spoke with director Gary Weis. In addition to his career as a documentary filmmaker, SNL short film creator and music video director, he recalls his work on The Rutles’ long-form “rockumentary,” as well as hi ...…
 
In the first installment of what will, over time, serve as a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the All You Need is Cash TV film, I spoke with director Gary Weis. In addition to his career as a documentary filmmaker, SNL short film creator and music video director, he recalls his work on The Rutles’ long-form “rockumentary,” as well as hi ...…
 
Some more Paul McCartney Archive Collection titles have been announced, and there's a bit of fan pushback over a question on Jeopardy! The post Beatles Minute - week of April 2, 2018 appeared first on 102.9 WMGK.
 
The first true Beatles solo album: McCartney. Recorded almost entirely by himself, including many sessions done alone in his apartment -- this was a sad and lonely time for Paul. The Beatles were over, and he was trying to see what kind of record he would make without his three collaborators around. Turns out: a pretty damn good one. Just "Mayb ...…
 
Returning as a SATB guest is Jeff Martin, whom you will remember from 122 – The Simpsons episode. In addition to his writing on that show as well as Late Night with David Letterman beginning in the 1980s, he is also a musician and therefore speaks the language of The Beatles specifically, as well as creativity generally. Our conversation center ...…
 
Returning as a SATB guest is Jeff Martin, whom you will remember from 122 – The Simpsons episode. In addition to his writing on that show as well as Late Night with David Letterman beginning in the 1980s, he is also a musician and therefore speaks the language of The Beatles specifically, as well as creativity generally. Our conversation center ...…
 
This past weekend's March For Our Lives had a Beatles presence in New York, and Ringo fills up his show calendar for September! Get the latest on this week's Beatles Minute.The post Beatles Minute - week of March 26, 2018 appeared first on 102.9 WMGK.
 
Rise, Sir Richard Starkey! Congrats to Ringo Starr on his Knighthood (of course he has a funny comment about it), and Sir George Martin's widow has a scary episode at her home. Details in this week's Beatles Minute.The post Beatles Minute - March 21, 2018 appeared first on 102.9 WMGK.
 
We take a break from going over the solo stuff to discuss BEATLES WOMEN. An all-female panel discusses the wives and girlfriends of the fab four, with a German photographer and British journalist thrown in there too. This is the second long episode in a row. I promise the episodes are normally gonna be an hour or less! But we had a lot to cover ...…
 
When you're leader of one of the biggest bands of the 2000s, and you teach your daughter the guitar, what band's music do you use? We have all the details! (more…)The post Beatles Minute - week of March 12, 2018 appeared first on 102.9 WMGK.
 
Yes, he’s the guy who sang “Takin’ Care of Business” and “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet,” but if that’s all you know about this accomplished artist, then you are missing out on a lot. Randy has penned #1 hit singles for two different recording acts; toured as an All Starr; hosted a popular radio show in his native Canada; published several books, ...…
 
Yes, he’s the guy who sang “Takin’ Care of Business” and “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet,” but if that’s all you know about this accomplished artist, then you are missing out on a lot. Randy has penned #1 hit singles for two different recording acts; toured as an All Starr; hosted a popular radio show in his native Canada; published several books, ...…
 
Fab 4 Free 4 All take a close at two consecutive Beatles' singles that feature no McCartney lead vocals (pt. 2).
 
Beatles items continue to "out perform" at auctions around the world, as a recent sale of a John item proved, and The Beatles' former hairdresser authors up! (more…)The post Beatles Minute - week of March 5, 2018 appeared first on 102.9 WMGK.
 
Part 2 of our chat with Atlantic Records' EVP John Boulos and Steinlight Media President Sammy Steinlight about how The Beatles' visionary management team so successfully executed (engineered?) Beatlemania. We talk a lot on the show about the Beatles as transcendent musical talents—and they are—but there's little doubt that the people working f ...…
 
We're back for season 3! And now we're going over SOLO BEATLES. First, a massive episode that goes over all (well, most) of the solo projects they did before the breakup. And we get into the breakup, too! Allen Klein vs. Lee Eastman! Yoko Ono! Apple Corps! Eeesh. But we also dig into the music: Wonderwall! Two Virgins! Give Peace A Chance! Sent ...…
 
News is starting to circulate about a deluxe/anniversary edition of Beatles album in the works, and Quincy Jones dials back his Beatles and Ringo comments. (more…)The post Beatles Minute - week of February 26, 2018 appeared first on 102.9 WMGK.
 
Randy Bachman of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive drops by for a pre-Live 'Breakfast with the Beatles' podcast. Randy has encyclopedic Beatles knowledge, and he's also generally hilarious! He and Ken talk about guitars, BTO, that chord in "A Hard Day's Night" and more!Subscribe so you don't miss an episode of 'Ken Dashow's Beatles Rev ...…
 
Now that there’s been an ending to the story, it seems like a good time to examine the intersection between artists who stood for love and peace and a career criminal/sociopath who will forever be tied to them, by virtue of the demented “gospel” ripped straight from their albums. It may be unfathomable from this distance that a group of young p ...…
 
Now that there’s been an ending to the story, it seems like a good time to examine the intersection between artists who stood for love and peace and a career criminal/sociopath who will forever be tied to them, by virtue of the demented “gospel” ripped straight from their albums. It may be unfathomable from this distance that a group of young p ...…
 
Fab 4 Free 4 All talk with rock music legend Randy Bachman about his new album 'By George - By Bachman'.
 
A weekly update on what's happening with John, Paul, George and Ringo. Sponsored by www.rockartshow.com.
 
There's a piece of Beatles-related real estate on the market, and it includes a unique photo of the band, plus Yoko's friends and family celebrate her 85th! (more…)The post Beatles Minute - Week of February 19, 2018 appeared first on 102.9 WMGK.
 
Atlantic Records' EVP John Boulos and Steinlight Media President Sammy Steinlight join the show to talk about how The Beatles' visionary management team helped break them bigger than any band before or since. John and Sammy have years of experience and opinions in their respective fields and this is a must-listen for anyone aspiring to make it ...…
 
A weekly update on what's happening with John, Paul, George and Ringo. Sponsored by www.rockartshow.com.
 
Fab 4 Free 4 All take a close at two consecutive Beatles' singles that feature no McCartney lead vocals (pt. 1).
 
George fans get a treat for his 75th birthday, and a very interesting (and slightly scary) looking Beatle figurine is about to hit the market for big bucks. (more…)The post Beatles Minute - week of February 12, 2018 appeared first on 102.9 WMGK.
 
Ken is joined this week by Mountain drummer Corky Laing, who discusses his career, how he benefitted from 'Canadian content,' his run-ins with The Beatles and how he humiliated himself in front of Mick Jagger.At the top of the show, Ken and Andrew discuss the anniversary of The Beatles coming to America, visionary concert promoter Sid Bernstein ...…
 
A weekly update on what's happening with John, Paul, George and Ringo. Sponsored by www.rockartshow.com.
 
We're back! Guitar god Steve Hackett dropped by the studio to talk about his current U.S. solo tour, his interest in a Genesis reunion and some of his fondest Beatles memories!Don't forget to subscribe so you don't miss an episode of 'Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution'!
 
A weekly update on what's happening with John, Paul, George and Ringo. Sponsored by www.rockartshow.com.
 
A weekly update on what's happening with John, Paul, George and Ringo. Sponsored by www.rockartshow.com.
 
Picking up where we left off, we discuss an array of topics and songs, mostly adhering to the “acoustic Beatles” theme. (For some reason, we seemed to gravitate to the White Album a lot…) But there’s also much about the impact of success; the level of support the Beatles gave each other; George and the Traveling Wilburys; the US albums and the ...…
 
Picking up where we left off, we discuss an array of topics and songs, mostly adhering to the “acoustic Beatles” theme. (For some reason, we seemed to gravitate to the White Album a lot…) But there’s also much about the impact of success; the level of support the Beatles gave each other; George and the Traveling Wilburys; the US albums and the ...…
 
The Fab 4 Free 4 All crew review the Beatles' 'Sgt Pepper Super Deluxe Edition' box set (pt. 2 of 2).
 
Denny Laine, who formed Wings with Paul McCartney, and is going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a founding member of The Moody Blues is Ken's special guest on this week's 'Beatles Revolution'!Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!
 
Back in September, I first talked Beatles with this Renaissance man, in the context of The Beatles with The Simpsons. As you listeners will remember, Dave had a lot to say about the Beatles well beyond the parameters of that TV show. Well he’s back, and the subject we set out to discuss was the Beatles’ use of acoustic instruments – something D ...…
 
Back in September, I first talked Beatles with this Renaissance man, in the context of The Beatles with The Simpsons. As you listeners will remember, Dave had a lot to say about the Beatles well beyond the parameters of that TV show. Well he’s back, and the subject we set out to discuss was the Beatles’ use of acoustic instruments – something D ...…
 
A weekly update on what's happening with John, Paul, George and Ringo. Sponsored by www.rockartshow.com.
 
Ken and Producer Andrew discuss the knighthood of Sir Richard Starkey and other famous rockstar knights. Also, Ken talks about his holiday pilgrimage to London, where he stayed ON Abbey Road! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode of 'Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution.'
 
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