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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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 15 days 9 hours 25 minutes

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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
 
 

189: A Conversation with Robert Rosen


My guest today is best known in Beatles world for having published Nowhere Man (originally in 2000 but since revised in 2015), a book in part drawn from Rosen's exclusive access to John Lennon's diaries. He is also the author of the...


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 2020-02-20  1h54m
 
 

188: HandMade Redux


In a follow-up to 171 (An Accidental Studio), I revisit the story of George Harrison: Filmmaker with Gary Wenstrup. Coming off the heels of the recent losses of both Neil Innes and Terry Jones, there was certainly more to discuss about George's...


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 2020-02-14  1h25m
 
 

187: 1973


My (returning) guest is Andrew Grant Jackson, author of the newly-published 1973: Rock at the Crossroads. He makes the case for this period being a time of tremendous conflict: AM vs FM - 60s giants vs emerging upstarts - mainstream vs underground,...


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 2020-01-29  1h44m