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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h28m. Bisher sind 234 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 9 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 17 hours 13 minutes


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...



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

209: The Wish List

In which Luther Russell and myself detail our picks for the things in the vault known to exist, group and solo, that we one day hope for Apple to release, in well-presented packages. This episode was the live round-the-world broadcast we did from...


 2020-12-22  2h4m

208: The Beatles As Guitarists with Mike Pachelli

If you aren't already aware of this veteran jazz/blues guitarist's Youtube with loads of deconstructions of their music, by all means, check it out. Mike has been performing and recording for decades (18 solo albums), as well as with artists ranging...


 2020-12-07  1h32m

207: John Leckie/Plastic Ono Bands

This episode features a conversation between and I with producer John Leckie - if you aren't familiar with his name, you may be with the acts he's worked with (working backwards chronologically): My Morning Jacket - New Order - Radiohead - Robyn...


 2020-11-24  2h22m

206: Performing The Beatles

Returning guest Jack Petruzzelli of The Fab Faux has been playing Beatles music onstage all over the world since 1998. In this conversation, he goes into detail about what goes into the effort to replicate heavily-produced music not necessarily...


 2020-11-10  1h48m

SATB Special Announcement

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 2020-11-10  5m

205: Countdown to Break-Up

With so many conflicting accounts and blame laid for the series of events that led to The Beatles' split, it's hard to detect a coherent narrative that, fifty years on, makes any sense as to exactly what went down and how. But Dr. Duncan Driver, in an...


 2020-10-30  1h40m