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Something About the Beatles

Dec 25, 2021

In which we pull away from the Get Back film for a while and converse about something completely different. Returning guest Gary Wenstrup and I conduct a conversation going through the first four Beatles albums, selecting our picks for Gold, Silver and Bronze status. Along the way we examine our criteria for...

Dec 20, 2021

In the third and final hour, Dan Rivkin (They May be Parted blog) and I explore more of the Get Back project with its director.

Among the subjects discussed: 
~ Coordination between the Get Back book, the Let It Be
album reissue and this film (hint: none)
~ Directives from the Beatle heirs and Apple...

Dec 13, 2021

Dan Rivkin (They May Be Parted blog) and I continue our conversation with director Peter Jackson about the innovation used to create the film -  some technique used to advance the story - and a number of other observations gleaned from viewing so many hours of footage, both in and outside of the final cut. The...

Dec 2, 2021

Well, it's finally here. Worth the wait? Oh, we think so! But before we get into discussions on SATB about what we thought about it, we thought it would be worthwhile to discuss the making of it - the intent behind it; the goals; the challenges; the nuts-and-bolts - with someone who worked on it. To that end, a listener...