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Best down-to-earth Beatles talk show out there. Three veteran writers and broadcasters discuss all there is about the Beatles.

Best down-to-earth Beatles talk show out there. Three veteran writers and broadcasters discuss all there is about the Beatles.
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Best down-to-earth Beatles talk show out there. Three veteran writers and broadcasters discuss all there is about the Beatles.

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English


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Things We Said Today #275 - Paul McCartney’s Driving Rain

6/14/2018
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This week, Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels and Steve Marinucci tackle an analysis of Paul McCartney’s “Driving Rain” album. The show also includes the latest news about Paul’s visit to Liverpool and what the prospects might be for his next album. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today...

Duration:01:09:32

Things We Said Today #274 - George Harrison’s songwriting in The Beatles

6/7/2018
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This week, Steve Marinucci, Ken Michaels and Allan Kozinn discuss how George Harrison’s songwriting evolved from his earliest songs through the “Abbey Road” album. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page and comment there, tweet us at @thingswesaidfab or...

Duration:01:28:27

Things We Said Today #273 - The Beatles’ BBC songs that weren’t on the original albums

5/18/2018
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This week, Ken, Allan and Steve take up the songs from the Beatles’ BBC recordings that weren’t originally released on their albums, such as “Too Much Monkey Business” and “Soldier of Love.” As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page and comment there,...

Duration:01:04:32

Things We Said Today #272 - The Beatles’ Red and Blue albums

5/10/2018
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This week, your Things We Said Today co-hosts Steve Marinucci, Ken Michaels and Allan Kozinn analyze the Beatles “1962-66″ and “1967-70″ (the Red and Blue) albums. We look at the track lists, how they work as compilations (and stack up to other Beatles compilations) and what should have been included that wasn’t. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email...

Duration:01:04:14

Things We Said Today #271 - Kit O’Toole’s overlooked Beatles songs, part 2 - the solo years

4/24/2018
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Allan, Steve and Ken welcome back Kit O’Toole, author of the Deep Beatles column, for the second of two shows in which she gives her list of overlooked Beatles songs, this time from their solo work. And be sure to see the playlist for this show on our YouTube page that includes some bonus song picks by Kit that aren’t part of her list. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other...

Duration:01:12:20

Things We Said Today #270 - Kit O’Toole’s overlooked Beatles songs, part 1

4/19/2018
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This week, Ken, Steve and Allan welcome back Kit O’Toole, author of the Deep Beatles column, for the first of two shows. This week, she’ll reveal her list of overlooked Beatles songs. And watch for an upcoming show where she’ll feature her picks for overlooked solo Beatles songs. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address...

Duration:00:59:42

269: Things We Said Today #269 - Analyzing Beatles For Sale

4/12/2018
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This week, Ken, Allan and Steve take a close look at the “Beatles For Sale” album, both the songs and the album itself and how it stands in the Beatles’ canon. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page and comment there, tweet us at @thingswesaidfab or...

Duration:01:07:47

268: Things We Said Today #268 - Elliot Mintz on John Lennon, Yoko Ono, The Lost Lennon Tapes and more

4/5/2018
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Our very special guest this week is Elliot Mintz, who is known, among his many accomplishments, for his long association with John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and Julian Lennon and his hosting of the landmark “The Lost Lennon Tapes” series. He talks about all of that and much more in this show this week with Steve Marinucci, Ken Michaels and Allan Kozinn. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about...

Duration:01:29:15

Things We Said Today #267 - Our favorite George Harrison solo songs

3/29/2018
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This week, your Things We Said Today co-hosts Ken, Allan and Steve give their picks for their favorite George Harrison solo songs. (Watch for a playlist coming Friday on our YouTube page of our choices.) And as we do every week, we look at the most recent Beatles news. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com,...

Duration:01:08:41

Things We Said Today #266 - Randy Bachman interview, By George By Randy review, Fest For Beatles Fans report, more

3/21/2018
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This week on a very busy “Things We Said Today” show, Allan, Ken and Steve give their thoughts on “By George, By Randy,” the recently released Randy Bachman George Harrison tribute. This show features segments of an interview Steve did with Randy Bachman. Ken discusses attending the recent Fest for Beatles Fans. And we present a roundup of the latest Beatles news. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments...

Duration:01:13:05

Things We Said Today #265 - Attorney Joey Self looks at some of the Beatles’ best-known legal cases

3/8/2018
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This week, Steve Marinucci, Allan Kozinn and Ken Michaels welcome attorney Joey Self as their guest. If his name sounds familiar, it’s because he wrote four lengthy essays on Beatles’ court cases that were published on Steve Marinucci’s Abbeyrd’s Beatles Page site and elsewhere. He talks with us about several cases, including the George Harrison “My Sweet Lord”/”She’s So Fine” suit and the John Lennon-Morris Levy “Roots” suit. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the...

Duration:01:02:58

Things We Said Today #264 - Musicologist Walter Everett on The Beatles as musicians

3/1/2018
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This week, your Things We Said Today hosts Allan Kozinn, Steve Marinucci and Ken Michaels are joined by University of Michigan professor and renowned Beatles musicologist Walter Everett, the author of a two-volume series of books on “The Beatles As Musicians” that covers the Fab Four’s recorded music from their days as The Quarry Men through “The Beatles Anthology.” Everett talks about the musical development of the Beatles through their career citing songs from various albums. As always,...

Duration:01:14:10

Things We Said Today #263 - Neil Innes!

2/22/2018
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This week, Ken, Allan and Steve welcome the great Neil Innes, who tells us some inside stories of his career with the Bonzo Dog Band and the Rutles, talks about his upcoming live appearances and also reveals some breaking news in the later part of the show. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our...

Duration:01:18:45

Things We Said Today #262 - A close look at John Lennon’s ‘Walls and Bridges’ album

2/15/2018
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This week, Steve, Ken and Allan give their analysis of John Lennon’s “Walls and Bridges” album and go into the album track-by-track. We also report on the latest Beatles news. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page and comment there, tweet us at...

Duration:01:13:59

Things We Said Today #261 - The Beatles in stereo vs. mono, part 3 — The White Album

2/8/2018
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Our discussion of the Beatles in stereo vs. mono comes to an end with this third show, which is mainly about the differences on the White Album. (You can hear the previous shows in this series as #257 and #260.) As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page...

Duration:01:03:59

Things We Said Today #260 — The Beatles in stereo vs. mono, Part 2

2/1/2018
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This week, Allan, Steve and Ken continue the discussion about the stereo vs. mono Beatles albums as we go from “Rubber Soul” through “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” (Look for a show about The White Album and other tracks soon.) As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your comments to our show’s email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page and comment...

Duration:01:04:03

Things We Said Today #259 - The history of Beatles fanzines with special guests Al Sussman and Charles Rosenay!!!

1/25/2018
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This week, Steve Marinucci, Ken Michaels and Allan Kozinn welcome two people who have been involved with the publication of Beatles fan magazines. Al Sussman, executive editor of Beatlefan magazine, and Charles Rosenay!!!, the founder and editor of Good Day Sunshine in its early years, talk about the history of the two magazines, what it took to put out issues of each and how they saw their publication and the other Beatle publications that were out there. They also talk about the most...

Duration:01:09:27

Things We Said Today #258 - Author Wally Podrazik on the Beatles book ‘All Together Now’ and its sequels

1/11/2018
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This week, Ken, Allan and Steve welcome our very special guest Wally Podrazik, the co-author (with Harry Castleman) of a pioneering set of Beatles discographies beginning with “All Together Now,” followed up by “The Beatles Again?” and “The End of the Beatles?” Wally tells the fascinating story of the history of the books and how they were compiled and published at a time when computers were much less sophisticated than they are today. As we always do, we welcome your thoughts about this...

Duration:01:26:40

Things We Said Today #257 - The Beatles in stereo vs. mono, Part 1

1/4/2018
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This week, Allan, Steve and Ken begin a comparison of the Beatles in stereo vs. mono, with a look at some of the more interesting differences in them. Plus, as we always do, we review the Beatles news of the week. As always, we welcome your thoughts about what you think about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your comments to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page and comment there, tweet...

Duration:01:12:32

Things We Said Today #256 - Goodbye 2017 and hello to 2018!!

12/29/2017
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This week, Steve, Ken and Allan take a special look back at 2017 — its ups and downs — and give our fearless predictions for what will come ahead in 2018. As always, we welcome your thoughts about what you think about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your comments to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page and comment there, tweet us at @thingswesaidfab or catch us each on Facebook and...

Duration:01:16:05