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Nick Anthony
Winter of Discontent
A Beatles Podcast
It’s January 1969 and The Beatles are commercially at their peak with a number one Album in the charts and the summers smash hit ‘Hey Jude.’ Professionally things couldn’t be worse, however. Paul has convinced them to rehearse for a live show before the cameras, but his band mates have misgivings which will only multiply as the days progress. This is ‘The Winter of Discontent’. And we’re going to listen in to what will transpire.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 126 ratings
deep, deep dives
This amazingly detailed journey forensically explores the events of January 1969 as captured on tape while the Beatles were recording what would become the Let It Be album and film. Nick provides terrific context and busts myths along the way. This is not for the casual listener, but true,...Read full review »
everybodysdummy via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/01/24
Host reading reviews citing how not tedious the show is that that is tedious. Positives - intro music, Sets mood for show. enjoyable instrumental music. A rarity in most podcasts. Host has good voice. Much of the tape hiss and loud beeps on the original Nagra tapes have been muted for a...Read full review »
SpongeBobbyHil589 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/19/24
Perfect companion piece to the Get Back doc - provides all the missing context. Super detailed over 50 episodes and George still hasn’t quit 😂 Great for YouTube and podcasts recommendations as well. Excellent work, thanks 🙏
Mark E Smyth via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/11/24
Recent Episodes
A brief mini episode updating you all on the story of Paul’s missing 1961 Hofner Bass, how it came to be stolen and how it was eventually returned.
Published 02/16/24
After spending virtually no time on George’s new composition, the Beatles spend their final hour and a bit arranging Paul’s Let It Be. Sure it’s a great song but you may not want to hear the intro for a while after listening to this. Denis talks movies with Ringo, John asserts himself in the most...
Published 01/05/24
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