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 242 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 15 days 6 hours 37 minutes


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

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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

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...


 2020-10-21  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...


 2020-10-05  1h13m