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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 #284 - Live at the International White Album Symposium, Monmouth University - At their peak, or past it?

11/15/2018
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This week’s episode is a live recording from the International White Album Symposium at Monmouth University, in New Jersey, where Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss whether the White Album was the Beatles at their peak – or past it. 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...

Duration:01:04:06

Things We Said Today #283 - The Imagine-Gimme Some Truth Blu-ray, and the Imagine John Yoko book

10/25/2018
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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss the Imagine and Gimme Some Truth Blu-ray and DVD, and the "Imagine John Yoko" book. 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 catch us each on...

Duration:01:18:28

Things We Said Today #282 - Imagine Box Set, Geoff Emerick

10/12/2018
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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo remember the Beatles’ engineer Geoff Emerick, and take a look at the new "Imagine" boxed set. 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 catch us each...

Duration:01:16:58

Things We Said Today #281 - From "Egypt Station" to the "White Album"

9/26/2018
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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss "Egypt Station" debuting at No. 1, Paul's "Freshen Up" tour, Ringo's NYC performance, the "Imagine" reissue and the announcement of the 50th anniversary editions of "The Beatles," aka "The White 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...

Duration:01:21:47

Things We Said Today #280 - Egypt Station

9/12/2018
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This week, Ken Michaels and Allan Kozinn welcome our new co-host, Darren DeVivo, and discuss Paul McCartney's new album, "Egypt Station," and all the events surrounding it, including Paul's "secret" concert at Grand Central Station in New York City. 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...

Duration:01:43:40

279 - Jude Southerland Kessler on her new John Lennon Series book

8/3/2018
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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Steve Marinucci welcome author Jude Southerland Kessler, who talks about her brand new book, "Should Have Known Better," and the life of John Lennon. 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:01:18:34

278 - Things We Said Today - Apple Records at 50!

7/18/2018
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This week, Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels and Steve Marinucci discuss the history and significance of Apple Records on the label's 50th anniversary. The show was inspired, in part, by Allan Kozinn's article on the label for Beatlefan magazine. 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:01:03:18

Things We Said Today #277 - Paul Rutan Jr. on restoring 'Yellow Submarine' and more

7/12/2018
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Paul Rutan Jr. was the man in charge of the incredible restoration of the Beatles movie "Yellow Submarine" that you saw on the 2012 Blu-ray and DVD and in the theaters in 2018 for the film's 50th anniversary. This week, Steve Marinucci, Allan Kozinn and Ken Michaels talk to Rutan, who talks about the challenges that working on the film presented, his work additionally on "A Hard Day's Night," "Help!" and "Magical Mystery Tour" and why he believes "Let It Be" will be re-released. As always,...

Duration:00:52:22

Things We Said Today #276 - Roag Best interview, new McCartney songs review

6/28/2018
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This week, we add to our great collection of interviews as we talk with Roag Best, who's about to open the new Beatles Magical History Museum on Mathew Street in Liverpool. He talks about some of the items in the museum that came from his brother Pete Best, the Best family and his father, Neil Aspinall, plus we (and you) will hear some brand new breaking news about Pete. And the packed show also includes our news section with a review of Paul McCartney's two new songs and our report on his...

Duration:01:28:42

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 an interview with tour guide Jackie Spencer on what it was like to have your tour group joined by McCartney and James Corden) 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...

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, tweet...

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 catch...

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 this...

Duration:01:29:15

267: Things We Said Today #267 - Our favorite George Harrison solo songs that weren't hits

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. (And be sure to check out the playlist on our YouTube page with 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

266: 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

265: 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