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The Beatles: Artist Collection

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Episodes

In My Life, A Tribute. (NPR)

12/23/2015
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Tribute "In My Life," which was released in 1965.

Duration: 00:10:00


The Lost Beatles Tapes (NPR)

12/23/2015
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This week's Throwback Thursday we're sharing a live webcast we did about The Beatles back in February of 2003.

Duration: 00:30:00


World Cafe Looks Back: The Beatles 2012 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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WXPN-FM We commemorate The Beatles' music with a look back to interviews with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Martin and Pete Best as World Cafe's 20th-anniversary celebration continues.

Duration: 00:01:00


At The BBC, The Beatles Shocked An Institution 2015 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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Between 1962 and 1965, The Beatles were featured on 53 BBC radio programs. For The Beatles: The BBC Archives, Kevin Howlett had to search for many of these recordings, and they weren't easy to find.

Duration: 00:01:00


Fresh Air Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of The Beatles' Arrival 2014 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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On Feb. 7, 1964, the Beatles touched down at JFK airport. To mark the day, we'll listen back to a 1995 interview with Ringo Starr and a 2001 interview with Paul McCartney.

Duration: 00:01:00


When The Beatles Gave Fans A 'Crimble' Present 2014 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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In the 1960s, the Beatles sent their most loyal fans a Christmas gift every year — a flexi-disc. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to music writer Colin Fleming about the annual holiday single.

Duration: 00:01:00


Ringo Starr Makes Second Appearance Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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On Saturday, Ringo Starr became the last of The Beatles to get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his solo work. At the ceremony in Cleveland, Ringo got a little help from an old friend.

Duration: 00:01:00


The Beatles' Yearlong Journey To 'The Ed Sullivan Show' 2014 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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Even as they reached the Top 10 in Britain, appeared on TV and had young women swooning by the thousands across the pond, their first singles in the U.S. were released on tiny independent labels and went nowhere. What went wrong, and finally right, in the leadup to the night of Feb. 7, 1964.

Duration: 00:01:00


The Beatles' Defining Moment (Hint: It's Not 'Sgt. Pepper') 2013 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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In 1963, the Fab Four recorded a series of sessions at the BBC, which author Colin Fleming argues are emblematic of the band they would become.

Duration: 00:01:00


The Beatles' Apple Records: 40 Years Later 2008 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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Forty years ago Wednesday, The Beatles launched Apple Records. The label's trademark green Apple logo appeared on albums by The Beatles and other artists the band helped discover. It didn't take The Beatles long to show they were better at making music than running a business.

Duration: 00:01:00


Behind The Scenes Of The Beatles' 'Magical Mystery Tour' 2012 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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A new documentary on PBS about the making of the Beatles' 1967 film Magical Mystery Tour features outtakes from the original and new interviews with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. TV critic David Bianculli calls the film "wonderfully thorough."

Duration: 00:01:00


Beatles' Photographer Astrid Kirchherr Opens Up 2010 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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Hamburg-born Astrid Kirchherr met the Beatles in 1960, before they were famous. She took some of the earliest photographs of the group and was engaged to Stuart Sutcliffe, the Beatles' original bassist, before he died of a brain hemorrhage in 1962.

Duration: 00:01:00


The Fab Four: A Beatles Cover Band On World Cafe 2013 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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WXPN-FM The California-based band talks with host David Dye about its Beatles-intensive holiday album, Hark!

Duration: 00:01:00


From Elgar To Beatles: Abbey Road Blazed A Trail 2002 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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Apart from the obvious stardom of The Beatles, one of the things that makes Abbey Road Studios unique is the diversity of the music recorded there. From becoming the world's first-ever custom recording studio to facing an era of low-budget self-recording, Abbey Road "continues to push boundaries."

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The Beatles' Surprising Contribution To Brain Science 2012 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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When we listen to a new musical phrase, it is the parts of the brain that control muscle movement, not areas involved in hearing, that help us remember what we've heard. Keeping the notes in order is a little like getting your muscles to move at the right time.

Duration: 00:01:00


The Beatles: Fab Four AND Civil Rights Activists 2011 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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An old Beatles performance contract set to be auctioned gives some new insight into the values of the Fab Four early in their career. The document is for a 1965 concert and states that the group "not be required to perform in front of a segregated audience." Host Audie Cornish has more.

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Recalling the Life of a Beatles Confidante 2008 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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The man who knew John, Paul and George before Ringo, who served as a confidante and business manager to all four Beatles and who helped keep peace in the band after it split up — Neil Aspinall — died this week. Beatles scholar Martin Lewis remembers Aspinall's life and work.

Duration: 00:01:00


Nowhere Man

12/22/2015
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How John Lennon came up with the song, Nowhere Man

Duration: 00:10:00