Tag: The Beatles

  • Thumbnail for Episode 457: Guest Shot – Short Guitar Leads

    Episode 457: Guest Shot – Short Guitar Leads

    Mike Wagner of Houston fills in for Jim & Patrick. He talks about the fine art of the succinct guitar solo.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 398: Guest Shot – Middle Eights

    Episode 398: Guest Shot – Middle Eights

    One more guest episode! Mike Wagner of Houston fills in today and talks about songs with great “middle eights.” What’s a middle eight, you ask? Mike will explain. Features music by the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin and the Replacements.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 310: Perfect Pop – Tommy Keene picks The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel

    Episode 310: Perfect Pop – Tommy Keene picks The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel

    About a month before his passing, we conducted a long interview with power pop master Tommy Keene. At the end of the interview, we asked him to make a Perfect Pop pick. He choose songs by the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 226: Perfect Pop – The Beatles

    Episode 226: Perfect Pop – The Beatles

    We close out this Perfect Pop Week with a true classic. Our friend Mike Snider picks a pop standard by the Beatles.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 205: Book Nook – NYC in the 2000s, Beatles

    Episode 205: Book Nook – NYC in the 2000s, Beatles

    Patrick just finished two books and wants to share them with you. The first is “Meet me in the Bathroom,” by Lizzy Goodman, an oral history of the New York music scene in the 2000s, which brought us the Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem and many other cool indie bands. The second book is “You Never Give me Your Money” by Peter Doggett, about the business and legal battles of the Beatles after they broke up.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 202:¬†Perfect Pop – Raspberries, Beatles, Young Rascals

    Episode 202: Perfect Pop РRaspberries, Beatles, Young Rascals

    Matthew Sweet joins the pod again, this time to talk about two songs he considers Perfect Pop. Plus, a listener pick closes out the week.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 184: Interview: Matthew Sweet, Part 2

    Episode 184: Interview: Matthew Sweet, Part 2

    We pick up the conversation with Matthew Sweet. He talks about recording via file sharing and the mysteries of time, space and songwriting.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 169: Hurricane Harvey update from Mike Wagner in Houston

    Episode 169: Hurricane Harvey update from Mike Wagner in Houston

    We check in with a member of the Rockin’ the Suburbs extended family, Mike Wagner of Houston, In the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 154: Guest Shot: Bud Verge – Beatles, Sergio Mendes

    Episode 154: Guest Shot: Bud Verge – Beatles, Sergio Mendes

    This week: a series of mini-episodes from listeners (while Jim & Patrick continue their Summer Break). Today, the great Bud Verge talks about attending a record auction and nabbing some Beatles, Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66, and more.

  • Thumbnail for A Month with The Beatles Channel

    A Month with The Beatles Channel

    SiriusXM satellite radio debuted a Beatles channel in mid-May and our pal Phil Ingrassia soaked it all in. Here are his impressions after 30 days with The Fabs.