Something About the Beatles

Hosted by award-winning author Robert Rodriguez, Something About The Beatles is an intelligent but entertaining examination of The Beatles' music and career. Smart, funny and surprising - just like the Fab Four.

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197: Collecting The Beatles Part Three


Previous guest Russ Lease returns with stories from the world of top end collecting: vehicles (including the Magical Mystery Tour bus), attire (shoes, boots, jackets), paper (a Brian Epstein contract) and vinyl. Russ was the founder of , the...


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   1h21m
 
 

196: In The Studio 1968 w/ Jerry Hammack Part One


In his return to the show, we discuss 1968 and the making of the "White Album" (mostly), as explored in his most recent work, The Beatles' Recording Reference Manual Volume 4. Joining us is another returning guest, recording artist/performer/producer ...


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   1h46m
 
 

195: Little Richard Remembered


It seems particularly fitting at the time we find ourselves in to be discussing the art and career of rock pioneer Little Richard, who passed recently at 87. He represented a marginalized group in society, and his breakthrough, as unlikely as it was,...


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 2020-06-07  1h43m
 
 

194: The Guest List Part 1


So an idea came up: who would SATB like to talk to in Beatle world and sit down for an interview? Qualifications: first, they have to be among the living (as of this taping); Second, they have to be completely honest and not fall back on deflection or...


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 2020-05-25  2h4m
 
 

193: On The Beat with Spencer Leigh


Rock historian and radio interviewer Spencer Leigh has been chronicling the music scene generally and The Beatles specifically from his native Merseyside for decades. He has penned well over two dozen books, half of them on Beatles-specific subjects....


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 2020-05-07  1h40m
 
 

192B: Ringo Forensics Part Two


The continuation of my conversation with musician/singer/songwriter/producer Luther Russell - whom you may recall () as one half of Those Pretty Wrongs, a duo with Jody Stephens (ex-Big Star). As a devout fan from birth and a drummer himself,...


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 2020-04-19  1h35m
 
 

192 Part One: Ringo Forensics


My guest today is musician/singer/songwriter/producer Luther Russell - you may recall him () as one half of Those Pretty Wrongs, a duo with Jody Stephens (ex-Big Star). As a devout fan from birth and a drummer himself, Luther possesses considerable...


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 2020-04-17  1h39m
 
 

191: Jenny Boyd


You may know her as the muse who inspired Donovan's "Jennifer Juniper"; maybe you know her as Pattie Boyd's sister who went to Rishikesh with The Beatles. She may be known to some as the one-time flat-mate of Magic Alex or the two-time wife of Mick...


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 2020-03-20  1h35m
 
 

190B: Memo To Peter Jackson Part Two


The January 1969 sessions at Twickenham and Apple Studio are The Beatles gift that keeps on giving. Thoroughly taped and filmed, it is a rich vein of material to analyze, especially as it has been chronicled in such a bad light by the group...


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 2020-03-08  1h48m
 
 

190A: Memo To Peter Jackson Part One


The January 1969 sessions at Twickenham and Apple Studio are The Beatles gift that keeps on giving. Thoroughly taped and filmed, it is a rich vein of material to analyze, especially as it has been chronicled in such a bad light by the group...


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 2020-03-08  1h35m