Things We Said Today Beatles Radio Show

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Great weekly discussion of the Beatles world by Beatles experts Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels and Darren DeVivo. Send comments to thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com.

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United States

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Great weekly discussion of the Beatles world by Beatles experts Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels and Darren DeVivo. Send comments to thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

Things We Said Today #383 – An Interview With Gary Burr

1/17/2023
In episode 383 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren Devivo have a chat with Gary Burr, a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who, besides having written hits for Juice Newton, Lady Antebellum, Garth Brooks and many others, collaborated with Ringo Starr on about three dozen songs over the past 20 years, and played guitar and bass as part of his recording (and occasional concert) band, the Roundheads. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the...

Duration:01:54:29

Things We Said Today #382 – Songs the Beatles Gave Away

1/5/2023
In episode 382 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren Devivo discuss their favorites among the songs the Beatles wrote (or simply gave) to other artists, both during the group’s active years and in the 53 years since they broke up. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our "Things...

Duration:01:13:59

Things We Said Today #381 – Wrapping Up 2022, and Looking Ahead

12/21/2022
In episode 381 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren Devivo review Mary McCartney’s documentary about the Abbey Road Studios, “If These Walls Could Sing,” and then each discuss their favorite Beatles releases and events from 2022, and look ahead to 2023. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address...

Duration:01:34:32

Things We Said Today #380 – “The McCartney Legacy, Vol. 1, 1969-1973”

12/9/2022
In episode 380 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels and Darren Devivo interview Allan Kozinn and Adrian Sinclair about their new book, “The McCartney Legacy, Vol. 1, 1969-1973,” the first in a projected four-volume series that offers an in-depth look at Paul McCartney’s post-Beatles life and art. The book is due on December 13, and on December 14, Allan and Adrian will be interviewed by Ken Womack at the Grammy Museum at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The interview is at 7:30, but...

Duration:02:02:59

Things We Said Today #379 – Our “Best of George Harrison” Compilations

11/30/2022
In episode 379 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo commemorate the 21st anniversary of the passing of George Harrison by each assembling a two CD compilation of what they consider his best or most essential work. At the end of the show, we mention a charity raffle to benefit Martin House Children's Hospice in Boston Spa, England. A £2 ticket buys you a chance to win one of three signed copies of “The McCartney Legacy, Vol. 1, 1969-1973.” Here are the...

Duration:01:30:12

Things We Said Today #378 – “Revolver Special Edition,” Part 2 (The Remix)

11/11/2022
In episode 378 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo look at the new Giles Martin-Sam Okell remix, as well as the surround mix, of “Revolver." (The outtakes were covered in the last edition.) Also lots of news, including some thoughts about Paul’s new singles box. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address...

Duration:01:25:08

Things We Said Today #377 – “Revolver Special Edition,” Part 1 (The Outtakes)

10/28/2022
In episode 377 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo look at the outtakes and demos included in the new “Revolver Special Edition," and at the set generally. The new Giles Martin-Sam Okell remix will be covered in the next installment. In the news section, we mentioned that the first issue of the “Journal for Beatles Studies” is available online from the University of Liverpool. Here’s the link:...

Duration:01:19:21

Things We Said Today #376 – Jay Bergen on the John Lennon-Morris Levy Lawsuits

10/11/2022
In Episode 376 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo interview Jay Bergen, the lawyer who represented John Lennon in the lawsuits with Morris Levy over the “Roots” album. Mr. Bergen is the author of “Lennon, the Mobster & the Lawyer,” an excellent, richly detailed look at the lawsuits and trials, with plenty of material – including long stretches of Lennon’s testimony – from the trial transcripts. Keen-eared listeners will notice that in this episode, Ken’s...

Duration:01:52:29

Things We Said Today #375 – Ringo’s new EP, & Our Favorite Beatles UK Singles

9/28/2022
Episode 375 of Things We Said Today is a double-header: In the first part, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss Ringo Starr’s new EP, “EP3.” In the second, they each choose their three favorites among the Beatles British singles – with an option for a fourth single from the American catalogue. NOTE: This is an audio version of the podcast. There is also a video version on our YouTube page. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other...

Duration:01:48:25

Things We Said Today #374 – The Best Years for the Solo Beatles

9/21/2022
In Episode 374 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo each choose three years that were particularly important for the former Beatles and/or their work. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to subscribe to us! We also hope you will send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our "Things We Said Today Beatles Fans"...

Duration:01:31:25

Things We Said Today #374 – The Best Years for the Solo Beatles

9/16/2022
In Episode 374 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo each choose three years that were particularly important for the solo Beatles and/or their work. NOTE: This is an audio version of the podcast. There is also a video version on our YouTube page. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address...

Things We Said Today #373 – Lennon & McCartney – Similarities and Differences

8/30/2022
In Episode 372 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss the similarities and differences, both personal and musical, between John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Were they really polar opposites, as some biographers have drawn them, or did they have more in common than it can seem on the surface? NOTE: This is an audio version of the podcast. There is also a video version on our YouTube page. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the...

Duration:01:34:17

Things We Said Today #372 – Revolver at 56

8/17/2022
In Episode 372 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo revisit The Beatles’ “Revolver” album on (okay, a few days after) the 56th anniversary of its release. NOTE: This is an audio version of the podcast. There is also a video version on our YouTube page. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address...

Duration:01:37:26

Things We Said Today #371 – A Talk With Madeline Bocaro about her Yoko Ono book.

8/2/2022
In Episode 371 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo have a talk with Madeline Bocaro about her new book, “in your mind – the infinite universe of yoko ono,” a book that is both a biography and an annotated catalogue of Yoko Ono’s work in art, music and film. NOTE: This is an audio version of the podcast. There is also a video version on our YouTube page. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you...

Duration:01:37:26

Things We Said Today #371 – A Talk With Madeline Bocaro about her new Yoko Ono book.

8/2/2022
In Episode 371 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo have a talk with Madeline Bocaro about her new book, “in your mind – the infinite universe of yoko ono,” a book that is both a biography and an annotated catalogue of Yoko Ono’s work in art, music and film. NOTE: This is an audio version of the podcast. There is also a video version on our YouTube page. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you...

Things We Said Today #370 – Deep Cuts for Ringo’s 82nd

7/20/2022
In Episode 370 of Things We Said Today, an 82nd birthday tribute to Ringo Starr, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss each choose five of his lesser-known tracks that deserve a fresh hearing. NOTE: This is an audio version of the podcast. There is also a video version on our YouTube page. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address...

Duration:01:05:32

Things We Said Today #369 – Paul McCartney at 80: MetLife, Glastonbury, Deep Tracks

7/1/2022
In Episode 369 of Things We Said Today, an 80th birthday tribute to Paul McCartney, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss the MetLife Stadium and Glastonbury concerts, and each choose five of his lesser-known tracks that deserve a fresh hearing. NOTE: This is an audio version of the podcast. There is also a video version on our YouTube page. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this...

Duration:01:54:04

Things We Said Today #368 – “The Green Album”? A Solo Beatles Compilation

6/10/2022
In Episode 368 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo each assembled a compilation of solo recordings made before 1975 as a theoretical followup to the “Red” and “Blue” Beatles compilations. NOTE: This is an audio version of the podcast. There is also a video version on our YouTube page. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email...

Duration:01:58:15

Things We Said Today #367 – Ringo & His All-Starrs’ Press Conference

5/26/2022
Knowing how our listeners like to stay up-to-date with the latest Beatles news, Ken Michaels and Darren DeVivo attended (virtually) Ringo Starr’s press conference in Toronto on May 26th, and offer a recap touching on Ringo’s new tour, his next EP, what else he got up to during the lockdown years, and his memories of drummer Alan White, whose passing was announced shortly before the press conference. Special note – Ken had interviewed Alan White for his Ken Michaels Radio YouTube channel in...

Duration:00:19:54

Things We Said Today #366 – An Album Game

5/19/2022
In Episode 366 of Things We Said Today, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo take up a listener’s suggestion for an unusual game: for each UK album, we each suggest one track that would have fit comfortably on the previous album, and one that would have fit comfortably on the next album. It’s not as easy as you might think – or at least, that’s what we found; your mileage may vary. NOTE: This is an audio version of the podcast. There is also a video version on our YouTube page. As...

Duration:02:00:31