December 8, 2016

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83: John Lennon Memorialized 

It has been 36 years since the December night when we lost John. On this show, Robert and Richard discuss the array of musical tributes to the slain former Beatle that came from peers and admirers alike, some many years later.

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December 1, 2016

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82: Our Favorite Solo George Songs

For an artist with such a deep and diverse catalog of top-flight material, George remains “the Quiet Beatle” – as his most familiar songs seem to be those from two albums in particular (while the remaining eight are routinely overlooked).

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November 25, 2016

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81: SATB’s Beatles Live Anthology

It occurred to us, as it must have with everyone else, that the release of Eight Days A Week really called for an accompanying soundtrack, or at least a parallel collection of music spanning the whole of The Beatles’ documented live performing career.

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November 17, 2016

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80: Blueprinting The Beatles’ White Album

At the suggestion of Executive Producer Rick Wey, Richard and Robert discuss “the Kinfauns Tapes” (or “the Esher Demos”): 27 new songs composed by John, Paul and George mostly in Rishikesh,

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November 14, 2016

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78: Beatles ’78

Reminisce with Robert and Richard through a post-Beatles year where residual mania was still rampant, taking the form of two motion pictures – two television specials – two albums from ex-Beatles –

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November 4, 2016

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79: Beatle Politics

Given the imminent wind-down of the current political season, Richard and Robert thought it timely to examine the political interests connected to The Beatles, both during and after their collective career.

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October 27, 2016

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77: Death and The Beatles

In this episode, Robert and Richard explore mortality as experienced by the members of the Beatles: friends, family, acquaintances

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October 21, 2016

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76: Solo-Beatle Collaborations Deconstructed with Anthony Robustelli

In this episode, Richard and Robert talk with the host of the Multitrack Meltdown podcast, author/musician Anthony Robustelli (I Want To Tell You: Volume 1 1962/1963; Steely Dan FAQ).

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October 14, 2016

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75: Favorite Covers BY The Beatles

Some day Robert and Richard will devote a show to our favorite covers of songs written BY the Beatles, but in this 90-minute episode, we run down some of our favorite songs written by other artists that they recorded or performed;

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October 7, 2016

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74: Lennonology with Chip Madinger: The Interview

In this episode, Richard and Robert chat with Chip Madinger, co-author of Lennonology: Strange Days Indeed – A Scrapbook of Madness. Chip is also the co-author (with Mark Easter) of the acclaimed Eight Arms To Hold You: The Solo Compendium. (2000).

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