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Thursday, 28 August 2014

1982 06 06 - BBC Radio Rock Hour Tug Of War Special

Thirty years ago this week McCartney 
released one his best solo albums Tug of War.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

1983 12 - McCartney on Russell Harty Show

A TV interview from 1983 as McCartney does the PR tour to sell Broad Street.
McCartney was having a lot of fun that night and Russell Harty did well to
get the best out of Macca.

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

1987 12 18 - George and Ringo on Aspel and Co

George and Ringo on ITVs Aspel and Co.
This is one of my personal favourites as G and R are on great form
How about George and Ringo and the possible
law suit concerning Photograpgh. The Beatles story occasionally gets
very silly, this is a fine example.
. As always Enjoy.

Monday, 25 August 2014

1990 07 17 - KCCI Iowa Press Conference

One of my favourite Macca interviews, The year McCartney took
the Beatles songs back on the road on the back of the
successful Flowers in the Dirt album.

The press are a little hostile, but Macca in confident mood
responds well.You can't quiet here some of the questions but his 
answers generally explain what  has been asked. Enjoy.

Saturday, 23 August 2014

1996 08 - BBCR2 Beatles v Beach Boys

The compelling story of the creative race between two of
histories biggest selling bands. Forget The Beatles V The Stones
the real battle of the Bands in the mid sixties was The Beatles
V The Beach Boys.

Friday, 22 August 2014

1999 09 - BBCR2 Abbey Road at 30

Janice Long looks back at the Beatles final studio album.

Thursday, 21 August 2014

1970 05 23 - Let It Be Radio Special

Huge thank you to halfjapanese and the folk at maccaspan for this radio show.

Files in MP3

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

2010 11 14 - BBCR4 - When Cassius Met The Beatles

The tale of an unexpected encounter between 20th century legends -
a meeting which created a new template for global celebrity.
February 1964: The Beatles fly into Miami, sparking Beatlemania as
they prepare to perform on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Meanwhile in a low-rent Miami gym, the underdog Cassius Clay trains
to fight reigning champion Sonny Liston for the world title. The
 pundits say Clay hasn't a hope. Quite unexpectedly, the
paths of these legendary figures cross.

British photographer Harry Benson arranges for The Beatles to
visit Cassius Clay in the gym. Clay picks up Ringo and swings
him around the ring as if he's no heavier than a toddler,
as the other band-members lie at his feet. Clay pretends to
knock all four Beatles down with a single punch. The resulting
images remain in the memory long after this brief encounter.

The Beatles triumph on TV. Cassius Clay amazes all the
boxing writers by defeating Liston. They suddenly both find
themselves on the cusp of a new kind of stardom - they're
young, outspoken and able to capture the global imagination.

John Wilson reports from Miami on the background to this
unique encounter, with the memories of three people who
were there at the time: photographer Harry Benson, who
was travelling with the Beatles, writer Robert Lipsyte, who
was covering the fight for the New York Times as a rookie
reporter, and fight doctor Ferdie Pacheco, then working
at the gym in Miami. All witnessed the moment when
Cassius met The Beatles.
John also taps the memories of Paul McCartney.
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Tuesday, 19 August 2014

BBCR6 - Great Producers George Martin 2hr Extended Version


The Record Producers profiles a man often labelled "The Fifth Beatle'', Sir
George Martin. In this exclusive interview, Sir George talks about
various aspects of the studio and recording process, the albums Sgt
Pepper and Abbey Road, along with a number of songs, including
Strawberry Fields Forever, Tomorrow Never Knows and Rain.