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John Lennon On Double Fantasy – Just Before He Was Killed 34 Years Ago Today

‘Double Fantasy’ was John Lennon’s 7th album released in his lifetime, Recorded during the summer of 1980, Lennon paid for the sessions himself and didn’t sign with a record label until the album was nearly […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/08/2014

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Beatles Couldn’t Name Current Single In This Interview

Today’s Fan 4 @ 4 features a couple of tracks from the Beatles For Sale album that never appeared as singles in the U.K.  But one of the songs was released as a single here […]

06/11/2012

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The Album That Presented A New Beatles To The World

That’s what George Martin said about The Beatles 16th chart album Rubber Soul.  Entering the Billboard album chart on Christmas day 1965,  it peaked at #1 for 6 out of its 59 week run.  Though […]

05/22/2012

The Beatles Knew People Would Either Love Or Hate This Song

There was no middle ground – it’s not just my opinion,[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George Harrison[/lastfm] made the statement just as the Abbey Road album was being released.  It was a [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beatles[/lastfm] song no one was indifferent […]

03/28/2012

Who Was The Only Member Of The Beatles To Live In Penny Lane?

You have a one in four chance of guessing correctly, but do you know which member of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] was a one time resident? 

03/20/2012

George Harrison’s Inspiration For ‘Here Comes The Sun’

Today’s Fab 4 @ 4 features [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles [/lastfm]Abbey Road album. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George Harrison[/lastfm] didn’t write his first song until [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] second album With The Beatles.  The song was Don’t Bother Me, […]

02/16/2012

How Much Did The Beatles Make For The Ed Sullivan Shows?

I remember the evening of February 9, 1964 like it was yesterday.  Sitting on the floor of my Aunt Thelma’s in Haskell, Oklahoma watching [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] first appearance on Ed Sullivan I’m pretty sure […]

02/09/2012

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How We Got Shortchanged With The American Version Of The Help Album

For one thing, the Help! album that was released here in America had half the number of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beatles[/lastfm] recordings than the version released in England.  Orchestral instrumentals from the film soundtrack filled out the […]

12/29/2011

Hear The Beatles 1969 Christmas Record – Last One

[sponsored] Ringo designed the cover for the last [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beatles[/lastfm] Christmas record sent to fan club members on December 19, 1969.  If you want to trace the evolution of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] in about 40 […]

12/25/2011

Was The Beatles Guitar Feedback On ‘I Feel Fine’ Intentional Or Accidental?

To my knowledge, it was the first example of feedback being used on a pop record – or any record for that matter.  If you can find an earlier one, I’d like to know about […]

11/30/2011

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