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An educational, informative, and irreverent look at all things Beatles with Dave and Chris.

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An educational, informative, and irreverent look at all things Beatles with Dave and Chris.

    Episode 176: Review of Ringo Starr's new EP, "Zoom In"

    Episode 176: Review of Ringo Starr's new EP, "Zoom In"

    In this episode, we analyze Ringo Starr's new five-song EP, Zoom In. Was it a good idea for Ringo to release the first of two EPs, or should he have just released an album? What about the many people playing on each song? How do these songs compare to his recent work?
    We answer these questions, and discuss the whole EP in detail!
    Complete episodes can be found at https://ivegotabeatlespodcast.podbean.com.Email: ivegotabeatlespodcast@hotmail.comTwitter: @ivegotabeatlesFacebook: I’ve Got A Beatles Podcast

    • 28 min
    Episode 175: Audience Questions!

    Episode 175: Audience Questions!

    To celebrate our 175th episode, we take audience questions from our listeners. You gave us some challenging questions, so we do our best to answer them! Thanks again for your support and for listening!
     
    Complete episodes can be found at https://ivegotabeatlespodcast.podbean.com.Email: ivegotabeatlespodcast@hotmail.comTwitter: @ivegotabeatlesFacebook: I’ve Got A Beatles Podcast

    • 43 min
    Episode 174: Put Them in the Movies, Vol. 6: "The Hours and Times" (Film Review)

    Episode 174: Put Them in the Movies, Vol. 6: "The Hours and Times" (Film Review)

    Join us for a discussion of the 1991 film The Hours and Times, starring Ian Hart as John Lennon and David Angus as Brian Epstein. The movie looks at a much-discussed (and debated) trip John and Brian took to Barcelona in April 1963, and imagines what may (or may not) have happened. We thought the film was artfully done and thought-provoking, and worth your viewing time (it's only 60 minutes). An interesting film off the beaten path!
    Also, send us your questions for our special 175th episode where we'll answer audience questions. You can ask on our Facebook page, Twitter, or email us at ivegotabeatlespodcast@hotmail.com.
     

    • 35 min
    Episode 173: Songs Under the Microscope, Vol. 20: "Hello, Goodbye"

    Episode 173: Songs Under the Microscope, Vol. 20: "Hello, Goodbye"

    Time to go back into the lab for an in-depth discussion of the Beatles' 1967 song (and A-side single) "Hello, Goodbye." We cover the music (with some music theory talk), the lyrics, cover versions, and more. 
    We want to hear from you! For our upcoming 175th episode, send us your questions about anything and we'll answer them in that episode. Send us an email at ivegotabeatlespodcast@hotmail.com
    You can also send a question by Facebook or Twitter as well. 
    Thanks for listening, and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!
    @ivegotabeatles
    @chrisdbragg
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    • 31 min
    Episode 172: Interview with William Echard, author of "Psychedelic Popular Music: A History through Musical Topic Theory"

    Episode 172: Interview with William Echard, author of "Psychedelic Popular Music: A History through Musical Topic Theory"

    "Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream" as Dave interviews author and professor William Echard (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada) about his book on psychedelic popular music. Dave and William discuss what psychedelic music is, how you can analyze it using the technique of topic theory, and dig deep into a discussion of the Beatles' psychedelic music. 
    This may change the way you hear and think about psychedelic music! Here is the link to William's book:
    https://iupress.org/9780253026453/psychedelic-popular-music/
    Enjoy!
     
    Twitter: @ivegotabeatles, @chrisdbragg
    email: ivegotabeatlespodcast@hotmail.com
    Facebook: I've Got A Beatles Podcast
     

    • 58 min
    Episode 171: Hot Starts! Our Favorite Beatles Intros

    Episode 171: Hot Starts! Our Favorite Beatles Intros

    Happy 2021! 
    We're starting the year off with a fun episode about our favorite introductions to Beatles (not solo) songs. Some of the classics are here, but we also bring in a few other songs that have great intros that you might not think of. Thanks to friend-of-the-show Michael for suggesting the idea! Hope you enjoy the episode, and feel free to share your own "hot starts" at any of our contact places below:
    @ivegotabeatles
    @chrisdbragg
    ivegotabeatlespodcast@hotmail.com
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    • 45 min

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