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A podcast that chats to a wide variety of Beatle authors and writers. What inspired them to add their entry into a library of over 1000 books?

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A podcast that chats to a wide variety of Beatle authors and writers. What inspired them to add their entry into a library of over 1000 books?

    Tony Barrell - 'The Beatles on the Roof'

    Tony Barrell - 'The Beatles on the Roof'

    Bonus Mini-Episode!I'm joined by renowned journalist and writer Tony Barrell to discuss 'The Beatles on the Roof' - a fun look at the events leading up to The Beatles final 'concert' in January 1969. Tony met with and interviewed dozens of people who were either involved in or attended that blustery London lunchtime - he shares their memories and more over the course of our chat. More information about Tony's book and sales links can be found at https://www.tonybarrell.com/raising-the-roof/

    • 34 min
    Jim Berkenstadt - 'The Beatle Who Vanished'

    Jim Berkenstadt - 'The Beatle Who Vanished'

    I'm joined by Jim Berkenstadt, author of 'The Beatle Who Vanished' - the fascinating story of Jimmie Nicol, the drummer who replaced Ringo for the first part of The Beatles 1964 World Tour.After his 13 days as Beatle - what happened to Jimmie? Jim's book tells this often surprising and always mysterious tale in his gripping book.Jim's book can be ordered from his website at  https://rockandrolldetective.com/books/the-beatle-who-vanished/

    • 51 min
    Graeme Thomson -'George Harrison Behind The Locked Door'

    Graeme Thomson -'George Harrison Behind The Locked Door'

    I'm joined by one of Britain's leading music writers, Graeme Thomson, to discuss his elegant and insightful account of George Harrison's extraordinary life and career; 'Behind The Locked Door'. We look at George's changes and conflicts and pay particular attention to George's under appreciated post Beatle career.  

    • 59 min
    Paul Du Noyer - 'The Complete John Lennon Songs'

    Paul Du Noyer - 'The Complete John Lennon Songs'

    I'm joined by Paul Du Noyer, a Liverpool born author, editor and music journalist.He discusses 'The Complete John Lennon' -  a new revised version of 1997's 'We All Shine On'. This unique book recounts John Lennon's life after The Beatles with a fascinating and revealing track by track analysis of the stories behind all his solo songs.

    • 54 min
    Ashley Kahn - 'George Harrison on George Harrison'

    Ashley Kahn - 'George Harrison on George Harrison'

    Ashley Kahn joins us to discuss his wonderful collection of George Harrison's interviews. Though known as the 'quiet' Beatle - Ashley's collection shows a thoughtful and outspoken man trying to come understand his place both in and out of The Beatles.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ken McNab -'And In The End: The Last Days Of The Beatles'

    Ken McNab -'And In The End: The Last Days Of The Beatles'

    Ken McNab has written a vivid and thrilling account of perhaps the most dramatic of all the Beatles years - 1969. We discuss at length his book 'And In The End' and examine the key events and decisions which led to the year ending with The Beatles leading separate lives.

    • 1 hr 29 min

Customer Reviews

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

BristolBen11 ,

Great content so far

Have enjoyed the first two episodes. Great guests and Joe mainly gives his guests the floor, only chipping in with intelligent comments and questions, which is a refreshing change versus some other podcasts.

StuArrows ,

First episode

Really enjoyed the first episode - I’ve subscribed to the pod and am looking forward to the next episodes.

Hopey-Scot ,

Beatle Books

A brilliant first episode. I look forward to many more. Bravo!

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