In Episode 360 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss the often-overlooked “Yellow Submarine” album and the 1999 “Yellow Submarine Songtrack” expanded remix. We also, in light of the delay in the release of “The Beatles: Get Back” DVD/Blu-ray, pass along Peter Jackson’s advice that we let Disney and Apple know that we want bonus material on such a release. Here are some relevant addresses, as well as a link to an online petition:
To email Disney: TWDS.Global.Communications@disney.com
To catch their attention on Twitter, include @DisneyPlus, @disney and @thebeatles in your Tweet. (Disney’s Facebook pages don’t allow for messages, public or private.)
In social media, use the hashtag #TheBeatlesGetBack.
To send Apple snail mail, write to Jeff Jones, Apple Corps, 27 Ovington Square, London, England SWW3 1JL.
The petition: https://www.change.org/p/walt-disney-the-beatles-get-back-extended-cut?utm_content=cl_sharecopy_32233916_en-GB%3A6&recruiter=1251097143&recruited_by_id=60186320-83ab-11ec-926e-91f788da4087&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=psf_combo_share_initial&utm_term=psf_combo_share_initial&share_bandit_exp=initial-32233916-en-US
AND, for further discussion of Yellow Submarine, check out our interview with Dr. Bob Heironymus and Laura Cortner, authors of “Inside the Yellow Submarine” and “It’s All in the Mind”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mimPhQnvxms&t=182s. Ken also interviewed them on his Ken Michaels Radio YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlQqu5ntbF4&t=996s and he spoke with Bruce Spizer and Al Sussman about Bruce’s latest book, “Magical Mystery Tour and Yellow Submarine”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6ZJOmByEtA&t=602s
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