This week, Allan, Steve, Ken and Al pay tribute to George Martin's 90th birthday on Jan. 3 and talk about his work with the Beatles, both with the group and solo. Also, a discussion of the Beatles music arriving at the streaming services such as Spotify and Amazon Prime and what it all means. We'd love to hear your comments on our show. Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Author Luca Perasi ("Paul McCartney Recording Sessions 1969 - 2013") talks about how his book with the recording details of original Macca songs was assembled and his thoughts on McCartney's career then, now and in the future.
Dave Morrell, author of "Horse-Doggin', Volume 1," and known in legendary circles as the man who showed John Lennon the "Yellow Matter Custard" bootleg, in a lively interview talks about his encounters with the Beatles, "Train Music," seeing the Beatles at Shea Stadium (both years) and more.
Steve Marinucci questions Ken Michaels for his opinions about the first U.S. concert on the Paul McCartney Out There! tour in Albany, N.Y., July 5 that Ken attended.
Steve and Ken welcome very special guest Chris Carter, hosted of KLOS-FM's "Breakfast With the Beatles" and Sirius/XM's "British Invasion" to discuss the discovery of the full tape of "Train Music," the song Ringo plays on his transister in "A Hard Day's Night" and the possibility that it's indeed the Beatles.
Steve and Ken talk about the announcement of the Beatles mono vinyl box set and what it all means, plus a song list tribute for Paul McCartney's 72nd birthday.
Ken Michaels and Steve Marinucci discuss the news of Paul McCartney's tour postponement and what it means. Also, Ken talks about seeing Ringo and the All-Starr Band at Westbury Music Fair and Steve talks about his special visit to Candlestick Park.
Laurence Juber talks with Steve and Ken about his new book, "A Guitar With Wings" and his solo career. (Photo by Steve Marinucci.)
Melissa Davis, co-author of "The Beatles Bibliography" and the recently released "The First Supplement," talks with Steve and Ken about the project and the evolution of writings about the Beatles from the '60s onward.
Ken and Steve and our special guest musician Michael Lynch, who also wrote our show's theme song, talk about the recent Dave Clark Five PBS special and the significance of the Dave Clark Five in the British Invasion story. Special feature: The show includes three audio clips from Steve's exclusive interview with Dave Clark.
Steve and Ken talk to Mark Rivera, musical director of Ringo Starr's All Starr Band and also a longtime member of Billy Joel's band, about working with Ringo and Billy and his new solo album, "Common Bond.
James A. Mitchell, author of "The Walrus & The Elephants," talks with Steve and Ken about the political climate in the '60s when John Lennon and Yoko Ono became involved with radicals.
Ken and Steve discuss the Beatles' recent success on the charts after the 50th anniversary festivities and Paul McCartney's chart struggles with "NEW."
Ken and Steve talk with David Bedford, author of "The Fab One Hundred and Four" and "Liddypool."
Steve Marinucci and Ken Michaels review CBS' "The Night They Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles."
Steve and Ken discuss Paul McCartney's five Grammy Award win at "The 56th Annual Grammy Awards" and also Paul and Ringo's performance on the show.
Fest for Beatles Fans founder Mark Lapidos talks about the history of the Fest, recalls when a Beatle nearly showed up, and looks ahead to this year's 50th anniversary Fest and the Fest's own anniversary in this very special program.