When They Was Fab: Electric Arguments About the Beatles
2020.bonus3 Twist and Shout (Beatlemania Now) — Charles F. Rosenay!!!, Scot Arch, Beatlemania Now

2020.bonus3 Twist and Shout (Beatlemania Now) — Charles F. Rosenay!!!, Scot Arch, Beatlemania Now

September 23, 2020

Bonus episode!   Charles F. Rosenay!!! (Good Day Sunshine, Liverpool Productions) joins the show to discuss the Remember Lennon (www.rememberlennon.com) livestream taking place on John's 80th birthday.    

2020.38 Hello Goodbye (vocal only) — Ethan Alexanian, The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Wings

2020.38 Hello Goodbye (vocal only) — Ethan Alexanian, The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Wings

September 21, 2020

Part two of our look at Wednesday, November 22, 1995.   The American Broadcasting Company once again became A-Beatle-C as the World was presented with a second new Beatles song, and the Beatles story "in their own words" from the first full US tour through the first Worldwide Satellite broadcast was presented.

2020.37 I Feel Fine (Sullivan) — Ethan Alexanian, The Beatles, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Howard Cosell

2020.37 I Feel Fine (Sullivan) — Ethan Alexanian, The Beatles, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Howard Cosell

September 14, 2020

Ethan Alexanian (Fans on the Run) joins the show this week and next as we continue our look at "The Beatles Anthology" as it appeared on ABC in 1995.     This week we continue with part 2 (from the Wednesday Night), which begins with the 1964 August American tour and carry through to The Beatles at Shea Stadium.

2020.36 Your Loving Flame (Parkinson Rehearsal) — Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, David Gilmour

2020.36 Your Loving Flame (Parkinson Rehearsal) — Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, David Gilmour

September 7, 2020

The fifth (and final) week of the WTWF look at the Flaming Pie Archive Edition.    This week, the rest of the B-sides (Oobu Joobu), the "Flaming Pie at the Mill" walkthrough of Paul's studio and chat about the 1995 radio series and the new segments recorded for the "Flaming Pie" singles.

2020.35 Broomstick (Instrumental) — Paul McCartney, Jeff Lynne, Dave Stewart, Ringo Starr, Steve Miller, Linda

2020.35 Broomstick (Instrumental) — Paul McCartney, Jeff Lynne, Dave Stewart, Ringo Starr, Steve Miller, Linda

August 31, 2020

Part 4 of the WTWF look at the "Flaming Pie" archive edition.     Back to the music this week, as we cover disc 3 ("In The Studio") and the B-sides ("Flaming Pies").     Someone may be on a mission to the Lonely Lorelei, but we will be back in a week to finish our look at the "castle in the sky" that is Paul McCartney's 2020 edition of Flaming Pie.    (hey, that rhymes too!)

2020.34 Flaming Pie (TFI Friday) — Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, John Fugelsang, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, David Frost.

2020.34 Flaming Pie (TFI Friday) — Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, John Fugelsang, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, David Frost.

August 24, 2020

Week three of the "When They Was Fab" look at the Flaming Pie archive edition box set.    This week we settle into the two DVD's.    Paul gives us videos, EPKs, excerpts from interviews and the entire "In The World Tonight" documentary.     Make it a beautiful night by spending the hours with Paul, Linda, and your friends from WTWF.

2020.33 Somedays (Home Recording) — Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Steve Miller

2020.33 Somedays (Home Recording) — Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Steve Miller

August 17, 2020

Week two of the WTWF look at the Flaming Pie Archive Collection.    This week, disc two - the home demos Paul McCartney recorded for Flaming Pie.    Telephones, airplanes, dishes, crickets and a whole lot of music.     We run through the demos, and consider each performance on its own merits, along with our thoughts on how Paul got from this version to the one we all know!

2020.32 Young Boy (Oprah) — Paul McCartney, Oprah Winfrey, Smokin’ Mojo Filters

2020.32 Young Boy (Oprah) — Paul McCartney, Oprah Winfrey, Smokin’ Mojo Filters

August 10, 2020

Twenty Three years ago (1997), Paul McCartney unleashed "Flaming Pie" on the World.    In 2020, we revisit the disc (and feel old!) as the archive edition hits store shelves.      Part one of the WTWF deep dive into what is buried in the dark blue box.     This week:   The album proper, our thoughts on the remaster, and Paul's media blitz at the time.     

2020.31 Homeward Bound (GH/Paul Simon SNL) — George Harrison, Paul Simon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, John Lennon

2020.31 Homeward Bound (GH/Paul Simon SNL) — George Harrison, Paul Simon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, John Lennon

August 3, 2020

A look back at the Bicentennial year from a Beatles perspective.     "Wings Over America" frequently overshadows everything else, but there were plenty of other things going on.     Sid Bernstein and Bill Sargent offered the four men that were once Beatles seven (and eight!) figures to do a concert or two.     John Lennon started his househusband era while pondering his future as a recording artist.    Paul McCartney (and Wings), George Harrison and Ringo Starr each released a solo album, Capitol ramped up its reissue series, and Tony Palmer had the bright idea of building a feature around the BeeGees doing a Beatles cover (no, not that one).

2020.30 Roll Over Beethoven (Melbourne) — The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Kenn Brodziak

2020.30 Roll Over Beethoven (Melbourne) — The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Kenn Brodziak

July 27, 2020

Fifty-six years ago, Beatlemania hit Australia and New Zealand.    Among the momentoes:   "The Beatles Sing For Shell".    Channel Nine broadcast the June 17, 1964 concert across the region.     On July 13, 2020 a "remastered" version of the show "puts viewers right in among the sea of excited fans at the height of Beatlemania."

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