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Something About the Beatles

Dec 10, 2014


In this episode, Robert and Richard get insights into the Beatles’ artistry, including Ringo’s drumming, from The Fab Faux’s Frank Agnello, Rich Pagano and Jack Petruzelli.

Songs excerpts heard include “I Don’t Want To Face It,”Everybody’s Got Something To Hide” “I Am The Walrus” and...

Nov 6, 2014

In this extended episode, Richard and Robert discuss the Beatles’ instruments. Andy Babiuk, bassist with The Empty Hearts (formerly of the Chesterfield Kings) and author of Beatles Gear and the newly-published Rolling Stones Gear, joins the panel to talk about how the Beatles acquired and used various guitars and...

Sep 13, 2014

This special video podcast depicts show 09, Was Sgt. Pepper The Beatles’ Creative Peak?, in the studio and at The Fest For Beatles Fans in Rosemont. See for yourself why Richard and Robert have faces made for radio.

Special guest: Beatles Historian Mark Lewisohn, author of All Those Years: Tune In

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Sep 2, 2014

In this special edition, Robert and Richard discuss the merits of the Pepper album, as well as whether John Lennon’s pulling back from the others represented a tragedy of artistic promise gone unfulfilled or simply John being John.
Beatle historian Mark Lewisohn (All Those Years: Tune In) then joins them for a...

Jun 27, 2014

In this extra-long episode, Richard and Robert discuss the material the Beatles crafted for others and didn’t record themselves. Also: an interview with singer and NEMS artist Billy J. Kramer, the recipient of quite a few Lennon-McCartney exclusives.

Songs heard in this episode include: “Bad To Me,” “It’s...