Click Here To Listen Till There Was You is up for discussion this week, as JG and Andrew delve into another one of the cover versions on With The Beatles. Is the track as chintzy as its reputation? Do the band make a good fist of a complicated number? Plus we return to one of … Continue reading “Beatles Stuffology Podcast – Episode 25: Till There Was You”
Click Here To Listen This episode, JG and Andrew turn their attention to “Little Child”, which turns out to be a Lennon/McCartney Original and not a cover version at all! What difference does knowing how something was recorded make to appreciating a song? Should this have been a Ringo song, as was originally intended? And … Continue reading “Beatles Stuffology Podcast – Episode 23: Little Child”
[Apologies for delay: life stuff. I’ll get to the other episodes eventually] The running thread of Dr M’Benga’s sick daughter, and his efforts to cure her, has been just that – a running thread. It’s come up in a couple of episodes, it’s been absent from a couple of episodes, but it’s been used to … Continue reading “Strange New Worlds: Season 1, Episode 8 – “The Elysian Kingdom””
Click Here To Listen We turn to George’s first Beatles song on an album this episode as JG and Andrew cover “Don’t Bother Me”. How does George’s first attempt at songwriting stack up against Lennon and McCartney? Is his solo output worth bothering (ho ho) with? And how contentious will the final score be? … Continue reading “Beatles Stuffology Podcast – Episode 23: Don’t Bother Me”
What’s The Show, JG? Slow Horses What’s It All About? After screwing up a training mission, MI5 officer River Cartwright is kicked downstairs to the so-called Slow Horses of Slough House, a dumping ground for failed agents. This is a humiliation where instead of pretending to be James Bond, he’s stuck with tedious paperwork overseen … Continue reading “Slow Horses”
Click Here To Listen It’s something of a classic that’s getting covered this episode as “All My Loving” falls under the spotlight. Does it deserve to be such a popular live number? Why is JG pulled up for speaking French? And how on-topic will things stay before the inevitable score? Rankings: Track-by-track Ranking eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org … Continue reading “Beatles Stuffology Podcast – Episode 22: All My Loving”
Click Here To Listen The second song on With The Beatles goes under the JG/Andrew microscope today with All I’ve Got To Do. Does it continue the album’s run of quality after the terrific opener? How go Lennon’s vocals? And for how long can two people prevaricate over picking a score for the song while … Continue reading “Beatles Stuffology Podcast – Episode 21: All I’ve Got To Do”
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