Things We Said Today Beatles Radio
Summary: Things We Said Today is a weekly discussion of the hottest Beatles news topics and interviews of Beatles personalities by an experienced group of Beatles writers and broadcasters -- Allan Kozinn, Steve Marinucci and Ken Michaels.
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."
Steve, Al, Ken and Allan talk to Chuck Gunderson, author of the incredible "Some Fun Tonight!," about the Beatles U.S. tours especially the ones 50 years ago in 1965. We'd love to have your comments. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Allan, Ken, Al and Steve make their picks for the best musical miracles done by the Beatles in their years as a group. Got one of your own? Email it to email@example.com.
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."
This week, Ken, Allan, Al and Steve analyze George Harrison's "Dark Horse" album and the news of new McCartney concerts -- is the few-at-a-time announcement of new shows in the interest of fans?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet @thingswesaidfab.
Keith Richards' statement about Sgt. Pepper being "rubbish" along with a comparison of the Stones' whole career to that of the Beatles is discussed in a cage match with Stones (and Beatles) fan Michael Lynch and co-hosts Steve Marinucci, Allan Kozinn, Al Sussman and Ken Michaels. Will Michael survive? Talk to us at email@example.com.
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.
Dave Schwensen, author of "The Beatles at Shea Stadium" and "The Beatles in Cleveland," talks with Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels,, Al Sussman and Steve Marinucci about the 1965 concert that is celebrating its 50th anniversary and reveals some little known facts about it he's uncovered. Send comments about the show by writing email@example.com
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.
Author Andrew Grant Jackson talks with Al Sussman, Ken Michaels and Steve Marinucci about why 1965 was such a landmark year for rock 'n' roll and the Beatles.
Rick "Fans on the Run" Glover talks about what it's like being on stage with Paul McCartney, as he was in Columbia, South Carolina on June 25. You can read more about it on Beatles Examiner. We really want to hear from you! Send your comments on the show to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Photo by Jennie Swenton.)