Allan, Ken, Al and Steve begin this week's episode by following up on last week's interview with Philip Norman and giving opinions about the book "McCartney: The Life," then give some thoughts about the Mark Lewisohn - Conan O'Brien interview, and the connections of Bob Dylan and Brian Wilson with the Beatles. As always, we'd love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On this week's show, Al, Allan, Ken and Steve first discuss the news of the deaths of three famous musical talents, Prince, Lonnie Mack and Billy Paul, and their relationship to the Beatles. The guys also spar about whether their opinions have changed about Paul McCartney's "Kisses on the Bottom," released in 2012. As always, we we'd love to hear what you think. Send your comments and suggestions for future shows to email@example.com. We love hearing from you. And thanks for making us part of your week.
This week, Steve, Ken, Al and Allan examine what's in the future for the Beatles -- how the Beatles will be regarded in years to come and what possible things can we expect to be done with their music? Want to join in the discussion? Send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. And don't forget you can also hear this show anytime on Podbean and iTunes.
Ken, Al, Allan and Steve celebrate the 20th anniversary of "The Beatles Anthology" TV broadcast by looking back at the TV show, the book and the CDs.
Kit O'Toole talks with Allan, Al, Ken and Steve about her new book, "Songs We Were Singing: Guided Tours Through the Beatles' Lesser Known Tracks."
Al, Allan, Ken and Steve discuss the big news of the new Beatles "1" DVD and the remastered/remixed Beatles "1" CD, their initial reaction on the day the news was announced and what it all means.
Allan, Ken and Steve (no Al this week) look at the early part of Ringo Starr's solo career and evaluate his albums though "Vertical Man."
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 email@example.com or tweet @thingswesaidfab.
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.
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.