59 episodes

What's the greatest Beatles song of all time? We think there's only one way to find out - by pitting every Beatles song against each other in the ultimate winner-takes-all tournament! Join Jono, Rob and special guests as they progress through the rounds robins, knockouts, and finals to find the ultimate Beatles song. It won't be easy, it will be contentious, but one thing's for sure - no song is safe... Not even your favourite.

The Beatles World Cup The Beatles World Cup

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What's the greatest Beatles song of all time? We think there's only one way to find out - by pitting every Beatles song against each other in the ultimate winner-takes-all tournament! Join Jono, Rob and special guests as they progress through the rounds robins, knockouts, and finals to find the ultimate Beatles song. It won't be easy, it will be contentious, but one thing's for sure - no song is safe... Not even your favourite.

    The Best... Source of Information

    The Best... Source of Information

    How do you like your Beatles facts? Exquisitely researched in minute detail?  In one-sided Anthology form? Or 8 hours long and counting? This week, we're looking at the best sources of Beatles information on offer, in any format (semi-weekly antipodean head-to-head podcasts not included) 

    • 20 min
    The Best... Non-Standard Instrument

    The Best... Non-Standard Instrument

    We're back... again! This week: The Best Use of Non-Standard Instrument. Forget your guitars and drums and pianos - this is all about the beautiful, the obscure or the downright odd instruments that have turned up in Beatles tracks. And yes, the recorder gets a mention. 

    • 10 min
    The Best... Ringo-centric Song

    The Best... Ringo-centric Song

    Don't pass this one by! It's all about Ringo this week, as we work out which Ringo-centric Beatles song is the best of all. We'll act naturally as we dive into a strange bouquet of deeply sonorous musical oddities, but which one will we drum up support for?... Yup, that's all we got. 

    • 11 min
    The Best... Album Cover

    The Best... Album Cover

    Our Best of specials continue this week with a deep dive into the best Beatles album cover of all time. From photos to drawings, collages to single shots, psychedelia to.. well... nothing! 12 to choose from, only one can win... unless of course two do, as let's face it, Jono and Rob’s favourites rarely align!

    • 19 min
    The Best... Opening Track

    The Best... Opening Track

    We're back! After an epic 51 heats, and a wee lie down for a few months, Jono & Rob are back with a special series celebrating the best of the best of the Beatles. This week, the best opening track of a Beatles album.  From I Saw Her Standing There to Two of Us and all the bangers in between, we put our patented ranking system into action to work out the winner. Best start listening! 

    • 14 min
    The Redemption Episode

    The Redemption Episode

    64 Beatles tracks are through to the knockout rounds of The Beatles World Cup ... but there's just time for a quick revisit of our choices, and the opportunity to right some wrongs and wrong some rights. Rob & Jono each pick a song to bring back, but also a song currently on the list to consign to the dustbin. And in true Power to the People, listeners get to as well! Do we redeem ourselves and atone for past sins? Find out over 17 minutes! 

    • 17 min

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