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In Episode 333 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo welcome back former co-host Al Sussman, the Executive Editor of Beatlefan, for a discussion about Phil Spector, the record producer and convicted murderer, about signature sound, and his work on recordings by the Beatles, John Lennon and George Harrison.

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This week, Ken, Alan, Al and Steve discuss how Beatles music was influenced by black musicians like Fats Domino and Chuck Berry. We'd love to hear your comments. Please email them to or you can post them on our YouTube page. And thanks for listening!

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