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 hilarious way yet! Paul tries to be more collaborative and George wants an early night. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 01/05/24
A short seasons greeting with an additional feature left over from episode 51 and a little musical free gift www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 12/22/23
It’s the afternoon of January 9th 1969, John is having fun, and Paul is loving it. This however, is at the expense of rehearsing George’s new song. Instead what we get is a selection of the most controversial material the band ever recorded. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 12/08/23
Restored missing episode 18
Published 11/25/23
Refreshed and buoyant after lunch the Beatles jam their way through an early version of Get Back with some controversial lyrics. George name drops The Band again, John has another go at one of his favourite compositions and Paul is reminded of a song he gave away. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 11/24/23
January 9th 1969 - The Beatles run through more of their completed songs starting with Don’t Let Me Down. John is in a joking mood, Paul is sweating the small stuff, George is too loud and Ringo is the drummer. But they end the morning upbeat before going to lunch. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 11/10/23
It’s still January 9th 1969. The Beatles have finally begun rehearsing. They start running through the songs they know but end up spending a long period fixing some issues with the first song they try. They also discuss ways to improve the onstage sound. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 10/26/23
It’s January 9th 1969. George has a new song to show everyone. Paul and George jam on Piano and Drums respectively. John and Yoko arrive and the Daily Mirror is the main topic of discussion.
Published 10/12/23
It’s January 9th 1969. Paul has arrived and brought a guest with him. Mal is looking to take dictation. Ringo has changed his mind and George is late.
Published 09/28/23
January 8th 1969- Paul has a couple of new songs to teach George and Ringo. Michael and Denis try to get a decision about the show. Ringo moves to Yugoslavia and George puts his foot down.
Published 04/06/23
Day 5 - January 8th 1969. Rehearsals for I Me Mine conclude. Paul tries again to interest the band in The Long and Winding Road. Denis makes an appearance with some design ideas from the Art Department and Michael uses all his powers of persuasion on Ringo. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 03/24/23
January 8th 1969. Part 2 of 3 focussing on I Me Mine or at least the procrastination surrounding it’s development. Michael almost gets buy in for the show, Paul tries to interest them all in a new song, John loses his cool and George tells a story about meeting an old friend. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 03/10/23
George teaches his band mates a new song. John and Yoko dance, Kevin has gone missing. And we learn what John and Yoko did in that Bag.
Published 02/24/23
January 8th 1969. George shows John “I Me Mine” but there’s a delay in rehearsals as they try out a new piece of equipment. George toys with using a new guitar. John auctions a painting and Paul introduces a new song.
Published 02/10/23
Returning from lunch the Beatles get their teeth into Maxwell’s Silver Hammer. The song begins to outstay its welcome for the first time. We also learn about an encounter from their pre fame days that’s not so well known. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 01/27/23
January 8th 1969. It’s George’s turn to lead the band thru rehearsals of All Things Must Pass. Buoyed by the mornings dress rehearsal John is more active and impatient than he’s been since the start of the sessions. He also brings in a New/Old song. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 01/13/23
January 8th 1969. The Beatles give a dress rehearsal of the songs they have so far. It’s the most positive, upbeat and productive they’ve been so far. We also learn about a certain publishers interest in cocktails. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 12/30/22
Day 5 of rehearsals begins. George shows Ringo a new song. They discuss last nights TV and the origins of the song. Denis O’Dell arrives on set after a stressful morning and chats racehorses with Paul. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 12/16/22
This Summer I made a pilgrimage to Liverpool and recorded my observations while I was there. I visited a number of Beatles related historical sites as well as some of the city’s unique buildings and monuments. This is an audio travelogue of my trip.
Published 11/04/22
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. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
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
January 7th 1969. After a break for lunch the Beatles return to rehearsing Maxwell’s Silver Hammer with more enthusiasm than they’ve shown the rest of the day. www.buymeacoffee.com/Wodpod
Published 07/07/22
Jan 7th 1969: After a lengthy discussion with the production crew, where the future of the project and the band were discussed, The Beatles decide to rehearse a little more before breaking for lunch. www.buymeacoffee.com/wodpod
Published 06/23/22