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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
4.7 stars from 95 ratings
A unique Beatles podcast
In an ocean of Beatles podcasts, Nick managed to find a way to talk about the Beatles in an original and entertaining way. Focusing on the last year of the band, he lets the actual recordings of the Beatles tell the story while illuminating the listeners with clarifications and details only when...Read full review »
Everything’s Jake via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/09/22
Fantastic deep dive
For me the best part of this podcast is the analysis/breakdown of the songs, demonstrating the chords, time, key, influences, and more that make up each song. I could listen to a podcast comprised of just that for the whole Beatles catalogue! However, there’s so much more fascinating information...Read full review »
chelsm4889 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/07/22
While I enjoyed Peter Jackson’s documentary, Nick‘s deep dive research into the same. Is much more informative and much more enjoyable. At least it is for me because Nick has gone through the trouble of finding The most interesting and informative parts of that period in The Beatles history....Read full review »
Al O'Leary via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/28/22
Recent Episodes
The finale of season 4. In the absence of any new material John runs through some old favourites, has a quick rehearsal of Don’t Let Me Down and plays the acetate of unreleased Across the Universe. We explore telepathy and nonsense 40’s hip speak in this one.
Published 08/04/22
January 7th 1969. It’s John’s turn to lead rehearsals but his indecisiveness quickly drains the energy out of the session.
Published 07/21/22
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