Episode 123: Interview with Dr. Jan Blüml: The Beatles in Czechoslovakia (and behind the Iron Curtain)
Aug 26th, 2018 by ivegotabeatlespodcast
In this episode, Dave interviews Dr. Jan (Honza) Blüml, a professor of musicology at Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic about the Beatles behind the Iron Curtain. Dr. Blüml is an expert on popular music and communism, and shares his insights about how people heard the Beatles' music, what they thought of it, and the cultural impact of the group during communism. Enjoy this episode on a fascinating topic!
Dr. Blüml's book (in Czech): https://www.kosmas.cz/knihy/239057/progresivni-rock/
Great site about the Beatles in Czech: http://www.brouci.com