This week's special guest is Billy J. Kramer, who talks about his forthcoming autobiography, his relationship with the Beatles in the '60s, working with manager Brian Epstein, and much much more in a packed hourlong discussion with Ken, Allan, Al and Steve. Tell us how much you like the show by emailing email@example.com.
In the first of two shows, Al, Allan, Ken and Steve give their ideas on who they would like to see the Beatles work with. In this show, we discuss our choices for John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison. Got an idea of your own or a comment on our show? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. And you can always find this show on iTunes and YouTube. (On YouTube, search "Things We Said Today Beatles Radio")
Steve and Ken discuss the surprise release "4: John, Paul, George and Ringo," the free EP of Beatles solo songs on iTunes, and other Beatles news.
Ken and Steve review Paul McCartney's Candlestick Park show, which they both attended. (It was the first time we met in person!)
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.
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.
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."
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.