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.

http://somethingaboutthebeatles.com

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204: The Guest List Part 2


Back in May 2020, my guest Gary Wenstrup and I presented the first half of our conversation, where we offered up our respective lists of what people in Beatle world we would like to be able to sit down and interview: insiders who knew The Beatles well...


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   1h53m
 
 

203: In The Studio 1968 with Jerry Hammack part two


As you may recall: back in July, SATB featured of a conversation covering The Beatles in the studio in 1968, during the White Album sessions and just before. Here's the continuation, featuring SATB semi-regular Luther Russell...


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   1h13m
 
 

SATB Bonus show: JEM Records Celebrates John Lennon


Coming on what would've been the 80th anniversary of his birth, this collection of Lennon material - Beatles and solo - is being presented by a number of artists associated with Beatles music, among them The Weeklings and The Gripweeds. Consider this...


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   1h36m
 
 

202: Sylvie Simmons


You may know her as the award-winning veteran rock journalist (Creem, Kerrang!, Mojo, and so forth) who also penned the best-selling biography of Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen (2011), as well as Debbie Harry's memoir,...


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   1h35m
 
 

201: The Break-Up and "John vs Paul" with Erin Weber


In which this returning SATB fave () and I expand from previous discussions focusing on books to cover the media specifically around the time of the break-up, and how the nonsensical "John vs Paul - who was the greater genius?" discussion got fueled...


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 2020-09-19  2h6m
 
 

200: A Conversation with Ethan Russell (part two)


For SATB's 200th episode (more or less), we're doing something special: returning with guest photographer/writer Ethan Russell, one of this most storied individuals in rock history through his iconic visual documentation of The Beatles, the Rolling...


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 2020-09-11  1h33m
 
 

199: Credit Where Due with Luther Russell


In which my returning guest and I discuss this: what if The Beatles' songwriting credits were more accurately apportioned to reflect actual significant contributions from not-credited bandmates? Their recording career began with a singular...


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 2020-08-20  1h40m
 
 

198: Chip Madinger/Plastic Ono Band


Presented as forerunner of the inevitable show revisiting John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band to come later this year as part of the 50th anniversary, returning guest Chip Madinger (Eight Arms To Hold You, Lennonology) and I discuss some of the assorted...


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 2020-08-13  1h35m
 
 

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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 2020-07-27  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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 2020-07-11  1h46m