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Beatles News Briefs

Steve Marinucci

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Beatles News Briefs
Beatles News Briefs

Beatles News Briefs

Steve Marinucci

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The latest Beatles news and thought-provoking discussion from Steve Marinucci, who established the first true Beatles news website online. Our contributing editor is Candy Leonard, the author of "Beatleness", an acclaimed book on Beatle fandom, . Send us your comments and questions at beatlesnewsdesk@gmail.com.

Latest Episodes

#74 - EXTRA! - Jean Catharell on the campaign for a Brian Epstein statue in Liverpool

On this special EXTRA! edition, Jean Catharell talks about the campaign to put up a statue for Brian Epstein in Liverpool. Time is running out and the campaign needs your help. You can donate athttps://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/the-brian-epstein-statue-project. The statue has been endorsed publicly by the Epstein family and the family of the late Cilla Black, among others.

24 MIN1 w ago
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#74 - EXTRA! - Jean Catharell on the campaign for a Brian Epstein statue in Liverpool

#73 - The road to Abbey Road (with Contributing Editor Candy Leonard)

This show features a discussion with Contributing Editor Candy Leonard, author of "Beatleness," on what was going on in the world at the time the "Abbey Road" album was released and how it affected fans. Also included is our usual rundown of the latest Beatles news and features and maybe a couple of surprises. Thanks to all our recent new subscribers and pass the word. If you don't subscribe already, please do. And thanks for listening!!

33 MIN1 w ago
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#73 - The road to Abbey Road (with Contributing Editor Candy Leonard)

#72 - First thoughts on the 50th anniversary Abbey Road deluxe box set - yes, really!

We give you the first rundown on the newAbbey Road 50th anniversary deluxe box set -our thoughts on the set and a complete description of what you'll hear, including a detailed rundown on the outtakes in the set. Thanks for listening and we hope you'll spread the word about the show.

22 MINSEP 23
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#72 - First thoughts on the 50th anniversary Abbey Road deluxe box set - yes, really!

#71 - New Ringo album, Beatles "rediscovered" Abbey Road tape, more

Lots of news in this latest edition headlined by the official announcement of Ringo's new album and Paul McCartney's contribution to it, the controversial tape of the Beatles discussing their future work after Abbey Road, plus news on Brian Epstein, the 2020 edition of Abbey Road on the River, the latest chart news and much more. Thanks for listening and pass the word!

15 MINSEP 13
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#71 - New Ringo album, Beatles "rediscovered" Abbey Road tape, more

#70 - Report from International Beatle Week, Johnathan Pushkar interview

A special two-part show features a report from the scene in Liverpool at International Beatle Week with American Beatles fan Olivia Anne Morris Fuchs, Jon Keats from the Cavern Club, who is one of the organizers and Danilo Fiani, who plays George Harrison in the Brazilian Beatles tribute band the BlueBeetles. Also in the show is an interview with Johnathan Pushkar, whose new single, "Isabella," just was released. He'll talk about the song, its influences, his upcoming album (and some of the celebrity players) and his connection with Micky Dolenz of the Monkees. Plus the latest Beatles news, including the new Billboard chart positions and the sudden rise in popularity of a certain Beatles album. Spread the word and thanks for listening! (Our special thanks to Johnathan Pushkar and Marty Scott of JEM Records for allowing us to play "Isabella" in the show.)

53 MINAUG 23
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#70 - Report from International Beatle Week, Johnathan Pushkar interview

#69 - All news: Ringo, Peter Fonda, video and book news

A full show of news: The passing of Peter Fonda and the Beatles song he inspired, new book and video news, UK chart update and what Beatles video is out there for streaming. Thanks for listening!

9 MINAUG 18
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#69 - All news: Ringo, Peter Fonda, video and book news

#68 - More on Abbey Road crossing 50th with British Beatles guide Richard Porter

British Beatles tour guide Richard Porter (www.beatlesinlondon.com) talks about what the scene was like at Abbey Road on the day of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' iconic crossing photo and also reveals a few things you may not know. Plus we give the latest Beatles news including a new guest appearance by Paul McCartney. Listen now!

18 MINAUG 14
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#68 - More on Abbey Road crossing 50th with British Beatles guide Richard Porter

#67 - EXTRA! Beatles 'Abbey Road' crossing 50th anniversary special

On this very special EXTRA! show taped Aug. 8 on the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' photo shoot for the cover of the "Abbey Road" album, we cover the story internationally. We discuss the announcement and the new sets, plus we have exclusive interviews with three distinguished Beatles authors who have written recent books on the album -- Ken McNab ("And In the End"), Kenneth Womack ("Solid State: The Story of Abbey Road and the End of the Beatles") and Bruce Spizer ("The Beatles Get Back To Abbey Road"). We interviewed them on Wednesday after the rumors broke about the announcement and we discuss it with all of them. Bruce Spizer, who was in London, has heard the new mixes and gives a little preview. Thanks for listening!

48 MINAUG 9
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#67 - EXTRA! Beatles 'Abbey Road' crossing 50th anniversary special

#66 - Chip Madinger and Mark Easter, co-authors of 'Eight Arms to Hold You'

This Beatles News Briefs Extra! features an interview with Chip Madinger and Mark Easter, co-authors of the pioneering Beatles reference "Eight Arms to Hold You" that chronicled the Beatles' solo careers. They talk about the making of the book and how it's been updated for the digital age. Plus the latest Beatles news. Check it out, rate us on iTunes and please subscribe to us! (It's free!) And thanks for listening!

42 MINAUG 4
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#66 - Chip Madinger and Mark Easter, co-authors of 'Eight Arms to Hold You'

#65 - What does the movie 'Yesterday'' say about the Beatles?

On this latest show, host Steve Marinucci and Contributing Editor Candy Leonard, author of "Beatleness," play Siskel and Ebert and discuss their views of the movie "Yesterday" and how it adds to the Beatles story. Plus the latest Beatles news.

37 MINJUL 30
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#65 - What does the movie 'Yesterday'' say about the Beatles?

Latest Episodes

#74 - EXTRA! - Jean Catharell on the campaign for a Brian Epstein statue in Liverpool

On this special EXTRA! edition, Jean Catharell talks about the campaign to put up a statue for Brian Epstein in Liverpool. Time is running out and the campaign needs your help. You can donate athttps://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/the-brian-epstein-statue-project. The statue has been endorsed publicly by the Epstein family and the family of the late Cilla Black, among others.

24 MIN1 w ago
Comments
#74 - EXTRA! - Jean Catharell on the campaign for a Brian Epstein statue in Liverpool

#73 - The road to Abbey Road (with Contributing Editor Candy Leonard)

This show features a discussion with Contributing Editor Candy Leonard, author of "Beatleness," on what was going on in the world at the time the "Abbey Road" album was released and how it affected fans. Also included is our usual rundown of the latest Beatles news and features and maybe a couple of surprises. Thanks to all our recent new subscribers and pass the word. If you don't subscribe already, please do. And thanks for listening!!

33 MIN1 w ago
Comments
#73 - The road to Abbey Road (with Contributing Editor Candy Leonard)

#72 - First thoughts on the 50th anniversary Abbey Road deluxe box set - yes, really!

We give you the first rundown on the newAbbey Road 50th anniversary deluxe box set -our thoughts on the set and a complete description of what you'll hear, including a detailed rundown on the outtakes in the set. Thanks for listening and we hope you'll spread the word about the show.

22 MINSEP 23
Comments
#72 - First thoughts on the 50th anniversary Abbey Road deluxe box set - yes, really!

#71 - New Ringo album, Beatles "rediscovered" Abbey Road tape, more

Lots of news in this latest edition headlined by the official announcement of Ringo's new album and Paul McCartney's contribution to it, the controversial tape of the Beatles discussing their future work after Abbey Road, plus news on Brian Epstein, the 2020 edition of Abbey Road on the River, the latest chart news and much more. Thanks for listening and pass the word!

15 MINSEP 13
Comments
#71 - New Ringo album, Beatles "rediscovered" Abbey Road tape, more

#70 - Report from International Beatle Week, Johnathan Pushkar interview

A special two-part show features a report from the scene in Liverpool at International Beatle Week with American Beatles fan Olivia Anne Morris Fuchs, Jon Keats from the Cavern Club, who is one of the organizers and Danilo Fiani, who plays George Harrison in the Brazilian Beatles tribute band the BlueBeetles. Also in the show is an interview with Johnathan Pushkar, whose new single, "Isabella," just was released. He'll talk about the song, its influences, his upcoming album (and some of the celebrity players) and his connection with Micky Dolenz of the Monkees. Plus the latest Beatles news, including the new Billboard chart positions and the sudden rise in popularity of a certain Beatles album. Spread the word and thanks for listening! (Our special thanks to Johnathan Pushkar and Marty Scott of JEM Records for allowing us to play "Isabella" in the show.)

53 MINAUG 23
Comments
#70 - Report from International Beatle Week, Johnathan Pushkar interview

#69 - All news: Ringo, Peter Fonda, video and book news

A full show of news: The passing of Peter Fonda and the Beatles song he inspired, new book and video news, UK chart update and what Beatles video is out there for streaming. Thanks for listening!

9 MINAUG 18
Comments
#69 - All news: Ringo, Peter Fonda, video and book news

#68 - More on Abbey Road crossing 50th with British Beatles guide Richard Porter

British Beatles tour guide Richard Porter (www.beatlesinlondon.com) talks about what the scene was like at Abbey Road on the day of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' iconic crossing photo and also reveals a few things you may not know. Plus we give the latest Beatles news including a new guest appearance by Paul McCartney. Listen now!

18 MINAUG 14
Comments
#68 - More on Abbey Road crossing 50th with British Beatles guide Richard Porter

#67 - EXTRA! Beatles 'Abbey Road' crossing 50th anniversary special

On this very special EXTRA! show taped Aug. 8 on the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' photo shoot for the cover of the "Abbey Road" album, we cover the story internationally. We discuss the announcement and the new sets, plus we have exclusive interviews with three distinguished Beatles authors who have written recent books on the album -- Ken McNab ("And In the End"), Kenneth Womack ("Solid State: The Story of Abbey Road and the End of the Beatles") and Bruce Spizer ("The Beatles Get Back To Abbey Road"). We interviewed them on Wednesday after the rumors broke about the announcement and we discuss it with all of them. Bruce Spizer, who was in London, has heard the new mixes and gives a little preview. Thanks for listening!

48 MINAUG 9
Comments
#67 - EXTRA! Beatles 'Abbey Road' crossing 50th anniversary special

#66 - Chip Madinger and Mark Easter, co-authors of 'Eight Arms to Hold You'

This Beatles News Briefs Extra! features an interview with Chip Madinger and Mark Easter, co-authors of the pioneering Beatles reference "Eight Arms to Hold You" that chronicled the Beatles' solo careers. They talk about the making of the book and how it's been updated for the digital age. Plus the latest Beatles news. Check it out, rate us on iTunes and please subscribe to us! (It's free!) And thanks for listening!

42 MINAUG 4
Comments
#66 - Chip Madinger and Mark Easter, co-authors of 'Eight Arms to Hold You'

#65 - What does the movie 'Yesterday'' say about the Beatles?

On this latest show, host Steve Marinucci and Contributing Editor Candy Leonard, author of "Beatleness," play Siskel and Ebert and discuss their views of the movie "Yesterday" and how it adds to the Beatles story. Plus the latest Beatles news.

37 MINJUL 30
Comments
#65 - What does the movie 'Yesterday'' say about the Beatles?