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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 #252 - Mark Lewisohn!

11/22/2017
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On this episode, Allan, Ken and Steve are very proud to present our special guest Mark Lewisohn on the occasion of the publication of the extended version of “The Beatles: All These Years: Tune In” in the United States. Mark discusses the writing and editing process that went into the book, some of the revelations in it and the upcoming books in the series. Please be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your comments to our...

Duration: 01:12:39


Things We Said Today #251 - Joey Molland on the music and story of Badfinger

11/8/2017
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This week, Steve, Ken and Allan welcome very special guest Joey Molland of Badfinger, who’s currently doing a series of shows featuring playing the complete Badfinger “Straight Up” album. Joey talks the story of Badfinger, and working with George Harrison and Todd Rundgren on the “Straight Up” album, and much more. Please be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your comments to our email address...

Duration: 01:07:25


Things We Said Today #250 - Beatles historian Bruce Spizer and a tribute to Fats Domino

11/2/2017
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Renowned Beatles historian Bruce Spizer joins your TWST hosts Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels and Steve Marinucci to remember the late great Fats Domino, who was a big influence on the Beatles. Bruce, who is from New Orleans, talks about seeing Fats Domino in concert and the day the Beatles met their music idol. Please be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your comments directly to our email address...

Duration: 00:58:38


Things We Said Today #249 - Author David Bedford on ‘Finding the Fourth Beatle’

10/26/2017
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This week, your Things We Said Today hosts Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Steve Marinucci welcome their special guest author David Bedford, who discusses his current project “Finding the Fourth Beatle,” a comprehensive look at all those who led up to the choosing of Ringo Starr as the Beatles drummer. Please be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your comments directly to our email address...

Duration: 01:16:22


Things We Said Today #248 - How well have the Beatles preserved their legacy as a group?

10/19/2017
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This week, after tackling the legacies of the solo Beatles in TWSTs #245 and #246, your esteemed Things We Said Today hosts Steve Marinucci, Allan Kozinn and Ken Michaels turn their attention to the Beatles and how well they’ve preserved their legacy as a group. This week’s show also has a tribute to Tom Petty, and our usual weekly report of other recent Beatles news. Please be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your...

Duration: 00:55:24


Things We Said Today #247 - John Lennon birthday special - our five favorite John songs not singles

10/12/2017
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This week, we pay a tribute to the Oct. 9 birthday of John Lennon with a special show in which the TWST lads Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels and Steve Marinucci pick their favorite Lennon songs that weren’t singles. (That means leaving out songs such as “Imagine,” “Power to the People” and “#9 Dream.”) What did we pick? Tune in and find out. We also talk about the passing of Tom Petty, which was a breaking news story while we were taping TWST #246, and go through some other Beatles news. And...

Duration: 01:03:57


Things We Said Today #246 - Preserving the Beatles legacy, part 2 — George Harrison, Paul McCartney

10/5/2017
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In a follow-up to Things We Said Today #245 in which we discussed how John and Ringo’s solo Beatles legacies have been preserved, we turn to George Harrison and Paul McCartney in part 2. We also talk about the latest Beatles news, including the early reports on the day we taped the show about Tom Petty’s health. Be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your comments directly to our email address...

Duration: 01:19:43


Things We Said Today #245 - Preserving the Beatles legacy, part 1 - John and Ringo

9/28/2017
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This week, Steve, Allan and Ken begin the first in a series of programs discussing how well the Beatles are preserving their legacy, both as a group and as solo artists, evaluating the releases of John Lennon and Ringo Starr. Plus we bring you up-to-date on the latest Beatles news from around the globe including our throughts on the “What Goes On” demo being sold on eBay and Ken reviews another Paul McCartney concert. Be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or...

Duration: 00:56:57


Things We Said Today #244 - Films about the Beatles part 1, McCartney concert report, What Goes On demo

9/21/2017
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This week, your TWST hosts Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Steve Marinucci discuss three Beatles-related films that didn’t star them, but were about them — “Backbeat,” “I Wanna Hold Your Hand” and “The Rutles.” Also on this week’s agenda: Ken reviews seeing Paul McCartney and we also have a report on the early version of “What Goes On” coming up for auction. Be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your comments directly to our...

Duration: 01:07:38


Things We Said Today #243 - We review Ringo’s new “Give More Love” album, Giles Martin interview

9/14/2017
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This week, your esteemed TWST hosts Steve, Allan and Ken give their reviews of Ringo’s brand new “Give More Love” album. Also, this week, we feature clips of Steve’s interview with Giles Martin about the recent “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” reissue in which Giles talks about the whole project and why “Carnival of Light” and “Only a Northern Song” weren’t included. Be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or any other episode. You can send your comments...

Duration: 01:10:07


Things We Said Today #242 - Kenneth Womack on the life of Sir George Martin

9/8/2017
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This week, your TWST hosts Ken, Allan and Steve welcome Kenneth Womack, Dean of the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University, where he also serves as Professor of English. Ken is also the author of the first book in a multi-volume series on the life of Sir George Martin. The first book is titled “Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years: 1926-1966).” Be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the...

Duration: 01:10:30


Things We Said Today #241 - Vivek J. Tiwary on the life and legacy of Brian Epstein

8/30/2017
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This week, your TWST hosts welcome their very special guest Vivek J. Tiwary, author of “The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story,” to discuss Brian Epstein, his life, both public and private, his legacy in the world of popular music, and the latest news about the limited-run TV series about Epstein he’s involved with. As always, be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or any other. You can send your comments directly to our email address...

Duration: 00:59:46


Things We Said Today #240 - Beatles connections to Jerry Lewis, Glenn Campbell, other Beatles news

8/23/2017
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This week, the TWST guys Ken, Allan and Steve discuss the Beatles connections in the lives of Jerry Lewis and Glenn Campbell. and also talk about other recent Beatles news. As always, be sure to let us know what you think about this episode of the show or any other. You can send your comments directly to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page, tweet us at @thingswesaidfab or catch us each on Facebook and give us...

Duration: 00:57:33


Things We Said Today #239 - The Beatles and Bob Dylan with special guest author Harold Lepidus

8/3/2017
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This week, Steve, Ken and Allan talk about the Beatles and their relationship to Bob Dylan with Harold Lepidus, author of “Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined,” a collection of his columns written as the Bob Dylan Examiner. We’ll also discuss some of the latest Beatles news. As always, be sure to let us know what you think about this episode or any other. You can send your comments directly to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said...

Duration: 01:00:23


Things We Said Today #237 - Paul McCartney’s music for movies

7/19/2017
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This week, Ken, Allan and Steve look at the music Paul McCartney has written for films. These would include “The Family Way,” “The Magic Christian” and many others. They also talk about some of the latest Beatles news. As always, be sure to let us know what you think about this episode or any other. You can send your comments directly to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page, tweet us at @thingswesaidfab or catch...

Duration: 01:29:18


Things We Said Today #235 - How Sgt. Pepper met Star Wars with Dan Amrich of Palette-Swap Ninja

7/6/2017
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This week, Steve, Allan and Ken meet with Dan Amrich of Pallete-Swap Ninja, who, along with Jude Kelley and Katrin Auch created the incredibly hilarious album “Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans” that spoofs “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and “Star Wars.” You can hear and see it on YouTube at http://bit.ly/starwarsbeatles and download at http://paletteswapninja.com. As always, be sure to let us know what you think about this episode or any other. You can send your comments...

Duration: 01:12:04


Things We Said Today #234 — Happy 75th birthday, Paul McCartney; Imagine Song of the Century and more

6/21/2017
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This week, Ken, Allan and Steve pay tribute to Paul McCartney’s 75th birthday by looking at different phases of his career and evaluating them. We also discuss recent Beatles news, including John Lennon’s “Imagine” winning the Centennial Song Award from the National Music Publishers Association. Be sure to let us know what you think about this episode or any other. You can send your comments directly to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today...

Duration: 00:58:52


Things We Said Today #233 - The PBS/BBC Sgt. Pepper special, Allan at the Paley Center, Ken at the Fab 4 Music Festival, more

6/15/2017
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This week, Steve, Allan and Ken review the recent “Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution” TV special that aired on PBS in the U.S. and the BBC in the UK. Allan also talks about his recent appearance as part of the ”All You Need Is The Summer of Love” panel discussion at the Paley Center with Graham Nash, Michelle Phillips, Kenny Loggins and A.J. Pennebacker, while Ken talks about his appearance at the Fab 4 Music Festival in Connecticut put on by Charles Rosenay. Be sure to let us know what you...

Duration: 01:02:30


Things We Said Today #232 - Reviewing George Harrison’s ‘Brainwashed,’ more on Pepper

6/7/2017
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Allen, Steve and Ken turn away from the Beatles (briefly) and give their opinions on George Harrison’s “Brainwashed” album. Also, there is more discussion of the new Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” reissue, Paul McCartney in the new “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie, plus current Beatles happenings. Be sure to let us know what you think about this episode or any other. You can send your comments directly to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our...

Duration: 01:00:42


Things We Said Today #230 - Sgt. Pepper box set review, part 1, SiriusXM Beatles Channel debut

5/25/2017
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In the first of two shows on the new Beatles’ 2017 “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” remix, Steve, Ken and Allan open up the Super Deluxe Edition and discuss what music you’ll be hearing. (The next show will discuss the DVDs/Blu-rays and the rest of the set and the packaging.) Be sure to let us know what you think about this episode and any other. You can send your comments to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans”...

Duration: 01:21:14

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