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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219: John - George - Eric & Layla

In late summer 2020, my guest Kyle Driscoll penned this wonderful analysis of the three 1970 releases by three artists whose paths had intertwined and who, as it happened, all found themselves at similar crossroads at the time. You can read it (which...



218: Beatles on Guitar

You may recall my returning guest from his first appearance in late 2020: is an accomplished jazz guitarist and recording/performing artist, as well as a major Beatles fan. His series of popular videos deconstruct Beatle songs and show each guitar...



217: It's All In The Mind

Back in 2018, I had a conversation with Dr. Robert Hieronimus  and Laura Cortner, authors of Inside the Yellow Submarine: The Making of the Beatles' Animated Classic - the definitive history of the 1968 film. But they are back with a sequel,...


 2021-06-25  1h39m

216: Dear Friend

There's been loads of speculation as to the exact nature of the friendship between John Lennon and Paul McCartney; during and after The Beatles. And when I say "loads," it runs the gamut from former bandmates who recalled each other fondly from a...


 2021-06-06  1h30m

215: Four Sides of a Square

In this discussion, Dr. Duncan Driver (, Fab4ConJam, One Sweet Dream podcast) springboard off of the title Paul McCartney quote, in which he asserted that each Beatle was as important as another to the group's success. We explore the...


 2021-05-04  1h59m

214: Beatle Production

In this episode, we examine the process of a song becoming a record, as heard through the ears of those in the producer's chair. Luther Russell, previous SATB guest and Fab4ConJam star, has operated as a composer, performer, collaborator, engineer and...


 2021-04-25  1h43m

213: John Lennon's 1980 Playlist

My guest Tim English (Sounds Like Teen Spirit, Popology) discuss his newest book, examining the artists that John was listening to in the last few years of his life and how certain artists and records influenced the recordings he (and Yoko) made...


 2021-03-31  1h24m

212: Countdown To Break-Up II

Back in , Dr. Duncan Driver (showcased 2+xs at ) and discussed his on the timeline to The Beatles break-up.  In this episode, returning guest Gary Wenstrup and I dissect the subject further: when exactly did The Beatles - or individual members...


 2021-03-12  1h44m

211: Meeting Paul Saltzman in India

It was in 1968 that a young Canadian filmmaker, seeking solace in TM for a broken heart, was befriended by The Beatles in Rishikesh during their immersive study with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. In 2000, Paul Saltzman published his wonderfully immediate...


 2021-02-02  1h27m

210: The Beatles 1962 - 1970

Big things take much time to execute: both this episode and the long-awaited event I've been teasing for the last few months.... First: the new show. SATB 210 features n guests and no host; instead, it depicts in rigid but scaled down time, the...


 2021-01-24  2h43m