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Things We Said Today #308 – Solo Beatles – Our Favorite Year

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The assignment this week was to each select the best year – whether for recordings, live appearances or other aspects of their careers – collectively for two or more of the former Beatles. That is, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo each chose a single year that they regard as the best for the solo (former) Beatles. Which, as it turns out … well, hear for yourselves!

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Things We Said Today #307 – Ringo’s “What’s My Name” review

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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo review Ringo Starr’s latest album, “What’s My Name.”

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Things We Said Today #306 – The Meeting Tape & The End of the Beatles

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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss the September 1969 meeting at which the Beatles planned a possible future – and at how and why everything unraveled less than two weeks later.

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Things We Said Today #305 – Beatles Album Covers: Our Faves, & an Interview with John Kosh

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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss their favorite Beatles and solo album covers, and have a chat with John Kosh, who in 1969 was Apple’s creative director, and designed the front and back covers of “Abbey Road.”

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Things We Said Today #304 – Reviewing the Abbey Road 50th Anniversary Edition

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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo offer their impressions of the Abbey Road 50th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition, which is out on Sept. 27.  

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Things We Said Today #303 – Albums We Appreciate Better Now (Than When They Were Released)

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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo each pick a solo album that they had some reservations about – or in some cases, actively disliked – when it was released, but have come to appreciate over the years. Plus news, of course – and Darren’s overview of the Abbey Road listening session he attended in New York.

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Things We Said Today #302 – Ringo, Mark Hudson & Beyond

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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo discuss Ringo’s post-1989 albums, and the differences between those produced by Mark Hudson, and those produced after Ringo and Mark parted ways (during the making of Liverpool 8) And of course, there’s plenty of Beatles news, including Ken’s and Darren’s impressions of Ringo concerts they both saw during the previous week.

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Things We Said Today #301 – Revolver at 53

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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo pay tribute to the Revolver album – and the seemingly perennial question of whether it was the Beatles’ best work – to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of its release. And of course, there’s plenty of Beatles news, including information about McCartney Legacy, the series of books Allan is writing with Adrian Sinclair.

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Things We Said Today #300 – 300th Show Reunion, with Ken, Steve, Allan, Al & Darren

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Things We Said Today #299 – Interview with Terry Crain

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This week, Ken Michaels, Allan Kozinn and Darren DeVivo have a chat with Terry Crain about “NEMS and the Business of Selling Beatles Merchandise in the U.S. 1964-1996” his new book about vintage Beatles memorabilia.