Things We Said Today #147 - Roundup: Shea Stadium anniversary and stereo tracks, The Fest, Danbury Fields> August 22nd, 2015
Steve, Ken, Allan and Al discuss the Shea Stadium anniversary and the stereo tracks that just surfaced, the lack of a 50th anniversary release, plus summaries of The Fest For Beatles Fans and Danbury Fields Forever. To send a comment, write firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet @thingswesaidfab.
Keith Richards' statement about Sgt. Pepper being "rubbish" along with a comparison of the Stones' whole career to that of the Beatles is discussed in a cage match with Stones (and Beatles) fan Michael Lynch and co-hosts Steve Marinucci, Allan Kozinn, Al Sussman and Ken Michaels. Will Michael survive? Talk to us at email@example.com.
Special guest Charles Rosenay talks about the upcoming Danbury Fields Forever 2015 on August 15 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles at Shea Stadium, and also discusses the best moments of his past Beatles tours.
Al, Ken, Allan and Steve talk about the passing of Cilla Black and her significance to the Beatles story, plus discuss the question of whether there ever could be another Beatles.
Steve, Ken, Al and Allan talk with Mark Lapidos, founder of the Fest for Beatles Fans about the upcoming Chicago Fest and highlights of past fests, including a few stories you may not be aware of. Send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dave Schwensen, author of "The Beatles at Shea Stadium" and "The Beatles in Cleveland," talks with Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels,, Al Sussman and Steve Marinucci about the 1965 concert that is celebrating its 50th anniversary and reveals some little known facts about it he's uncovered. Send comments about the show by writing email@example.com
Ken, Al, Allan and Steve discuss Ringo's recent 75th birthday event and Paul McCartney's cover interview in Esquire where he talked about several topics, including how people have looked at John Lennon since his death.
Author Andrew Grant Jackson talks with Al Sussman, Ken Michaels and Steve Marinucci about why 1965 was such a landmark year for rock 'n' roll and the Beatles.
Rick "Fans on the Run" Glover talks about what it's like being on stage with Paul McCartney, as he was in Columbia, South Carolina on June 25. You can read more about it on Beatles Examiner. We really want to hear from you! Send your comments on the show to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Photo by Jennie Swenton.)
Allan Kozinn, Al Sussman, Steve Marinucci and Ken Michaels, plus regular guest Darren DeVivo give their rundown for the best solo albums by Paul McCartney and George Harrison.
Ken, Allan, Al, Steve and regular guest Darren DeVivo give their favorite John and Ringo solo albums, plus we do a tribute to Lennon engineer Dennis Ferrante.
For the 45th anniversary of the release of "Let It Be," Al Sussman, Steve Marinucci, Ken Michaels and Allan Kozinn discuss the album, the movie, the legacy of the movie and the album, and how the film should be released on DVD.
Steve Marinucci, Ken Michaels and Allan Kozinn (no Al Sussman this week) discuss the controversial Beatles' Star Club tapes, including the recently "Zu Laut" bootleg.