I’ve Got a Beatles Podcast!

Episode 92: Annual Holiday Gift Episode!

Happy Thanksgiving! Just in time for the shopping season, check out our annual episode where we discuss all sorts of Beatles-related recordings, DVDs, books, and much more. We also share our favorite classic reissue, as well as a non-Beatles track that you might like. 

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Episode 91: A Review of McCartney’s “Press To Play”

In this episode we discuss and review Paul McCartney's 1986 album Press To Play. The album was Paul's attempt to find a "current" sound with producer Hugh Padgham, but the results and critiques were very mixed. We found some songs worth a listen, so check out what we had to say!

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Episode 90: Compilation Compilation, Vol. 2–The Solo Years

In this episode, we discuss and evaluate the greatest hits collections for the solo Beatles. We talk about "Shaved Fish," "Blast From Your Past," "Wings Greatest," "The Best of George Harrison," and many more. Which one(s) should you buy? Listen and find out!

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Episode 89: Chris Interviews First-Generation Fan Brenda!

In this episode, Chris interviews first-generation Beatles fan Brenda and her daughter Hillary as they drive back from seeing Paul McCartney in July in Cincinnati at US Bank Arena. Enjoy hearing Brenda's remembrances growing up as a Beatlefan as the trio also discusses the Macca concert they just saw.

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Episode 88: Dave and Chris Review “Eight Days A Week!”

Check out our review of the new Ron Howard documentary about the Beatles' touring years. We'll discuss our favorite parts and scenes, as well as how the movie works overall. Go see it if it's in your area now!

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Episode 87: Interview with Jude Southerland Kessler, Part II

This is the conclusion of Dave's interview with Lennon expert and author Jude Southerland Kessler, author of "The John Lennon Series." See Jude at "Beatles at the Ridge" in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas on September 16-17, 2016.

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Episode 86: Evaluating Yoko Ono’s Music

There probably isn't a more controversial figure in the Beatleworld than Yoko Ono. But people mostly discuss her in reference to the Beatles, and not as a musical artist. In this episode, Dave and Chris talk about and play their favorite Yoko songs, and present a more diverse and fascinating picture of her music that goes beyond the stereotypes.

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Episode 85: Interview with Jude Southerland Kessler, Part I!

Dave interviews historian and author Jude Southerland Kessler, author of several books about John Lennon including Shoulda Been There about her background, her work, and her thoughts about a variety of topics related to John Lennon. Part 2 of the interview will be released in the near future.

(apologies for some Skype echo on Jude's voice during part of the interview)
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Episode 84: Songs Under the Microscope, Vol. 7: “Handle With Care” by the Traveling Wilburys

We've had some requests to discuss songs by the Traveling Wilburys for some time now, so here we go! In this episode, we talk about "Handle With Care," probably the supergroup's most famous song. Hear about the contributions from Harrison, Dylan, Petty, Lynne, and Orbison on this terrific song.

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Episode 83: “Compilation Compilation,” Part 1

After discussing Pure McCartney in Episode 82, we decided to go through the various compilation collections that the Beatles released. In this episode we dig into such gems as the "Red" and "Blue" albums, "Love Songs," and even "1." In the future, we'll complete our look at compilations by discussing the solo collections.

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