Category: john lennon

The Beatles in India

The Beatles in India

Something of a Beatles and India theme has emerged in 2018, with this year marking the 50th anniversary of the time the band spent six weeks in an ashram in Rishikesh learning about Transcendental Meditation ™, and along the way writing a prolific amount of fabulous songs.

Last week the George Harrison estate announced the creation of a new record label to mine the rich Harrisonarchives and…

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Strange/Unusual Finds of the Month – Nowhere M…

Strange/Unusual Finds of the Month – Nowhere Man and Double Fantasy

Every couple of months the Lifeline organisation (which offers a free phone crisis and suicide prevention counselling service in Australia) holds a huge fundraising book fair. They always have, as a side note, lots of second-hand CDs, and usually a few records too. These are usually placed in one corner and any Beatle titles would be scattered in amongst hundreds of other artists.

However, the…

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The Beatle Years, Bob Malik, March 24, 2018.  …

The Beatle Years, Bob Malik, March 24, 2018.  Download  

John & Yoko’s views on religion.

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Beatles,  Things We Said Today #262 – A close…

Beatles, 

Things We Said Today #262 – A close look at John Lennon’s ‘Walls and Bridges’ album

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This week, Steve, Ken and Allan give their analysis of John Lennon’s “Walls and Bridges” album and go into the album track-by-track. We also report on the latest Beatles news.  As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page and comment there, tweet us at @thingswesaidfab or catch us each on Facebook and give us your thoughts. And we thank you very much for listening. You can hear and download our show on Podbean and iTunes and stream us through the Tune In Radio app and from our very own YouTube page.  Our shows appear just about every week. Please be sure and write a review of our show on our iTunes page. If you subscribe to any of our program providers, you’ll get the first word as soon as a new show is available. We don’t want you to miss us. And thank you very much for your continued support. Our download numbers have been rising steadily each week as more people discover us and it’s all because of you! So we thank you very much for supporting us.

Label Variations Part Eleven – Happy Xmas (War…

Label Variations Part Eleven – Happy Xmas (War is Over)

A Christmas theme for the next installment in our occasional Label Variations segment. This time it’s John Lennon, Yoko Ono and the Plastic Ono Band, with the Harlem Community Choir  and the 1972 song ‘Happy Xmas (War is Over)’. Early versions (and some re-issues) were on green vinyl to suit the season.

The US Bell Sound test pressing:

Other US variations:

Some of the UK releases:

And…

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Some Sgt. Pepper’s Holiday Listening

Some Sgt. Pepper’s Holiday Listening

With the holidays upon us, and to celebrate the release of the 2017 remix of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (on 180 gram vinyl) in single LP form – plus the Sgt. Pepper vinyl picture disc, here are a couple of Pepper-related items for your listening pleasure.

They all come from the Australian Radio National program, The Music Show – hosted by Andrew Ford.

For the 50th anniversary of Sgt.…

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John Lennon – 2018 US Postal Service Stamp

John Lennon – 2018 US Postal Service Stamp

Looks like the US Postal Service is to honour John Lennon in 2018.

The newest stamp in its Music Icons series will honor singer and songwriter John Lennon (1940–1980), “….a rock ’n’ roll hero successful both as a founding member of the Beatles and as a solo artist.”

If the photograph for the stamp looks familiar, it is the same one used for the cover of Philip Norman’s book John Lennon – The Life

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Beatlesongs, Rob Leonard, December 8, 2017.  D…

Beatlesongs, Rob Leonard, December 8, 2017.  Download  

John Lennon

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Beatles, Chris Carter, December 10, 2017.  Dow…

Beatles, Chris Carter, December 10, 2017.  Download  

John Lennon

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Beatle Brunch, Joe Johnson, December 10, 2017….

Beatle Brunch, Joe Johnson, December 10, 2017.  Download  

A tribute
to John Lennon and his work on Rubber Soul

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