When They Was Fab: Electric Arguments About the Beatles
2020.29b It Don’t Come Easy (Frampton) — Kit O’Toole, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Peter Frampton, Peter Jackson.

2020.29b It Don’t Come Easy (Frampton) — Kit O’Toole, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Peter Frampton, Peter Jackson.

July 22, 2020

Kit O'Toole (Talk More Talk) returns as we continue our discussion of "Ringo's Big Birthday Show".       The gang is all on board as we continue to celebrate Sir Starkey's eightieth.       Once the show is over, you might just be able to answer the question:   "How does one go from "Sharna" to "Sshh" (pronounced "Shush") 

2020.29a With a Little Help From My Friends (Lynch Foundation) — Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, David Lynch, Ben Folds and a cast of dozens

2020.29a With a Little Help From My Friends (Lynch Foundation) — Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, David Lynch, Ben Folds and a cast of dozens

July 20, 2020

Kit O'Toole (Talk More Talk, aka "The Queen of All Beatles Media") joins the full complement of WTWF guys (yep, Lonnie Pena is in the house this week) as we discuss Ringo Starr's Big Birthday Show from July 7th.    This will be a two-part show, but don't go anywhere, as pt. 2 will be around before next week!

2020.28 Sure to Fall (Lord Reith) — Tom Brennan, The Beatles, James Clarke of Abbey Road Studios

2020.28 Sure to Fall (Lord Reith) — Tom Brennan, The Beatles, James Clarke of Abbey Road Studios

July 13, 2020

Spectral stereo remixes of the Beatles have quickly become a favorite amongst the WTWF crew for listening to the Beatles in new and interesting ways.    This week, Tom Brennan joins the show as we discuss the technology, its origins (Capitol's "Duophonic" stereo, "Out of Phase Stereo" isolations), how it found its way into products including "The Beatles: Rock Band" and "The Beatles - Live at the Hollywood Bowl" and the amazing things the community can do with tools available to everyone!

2020.bonus2 Sunshine Life For Me [Sail Away Raymond] (Don McLean) — Ringo Starr, Don McLean, George Morgan.

2020.bonus2 Sunshine Life For Me [Sail Away Raymond] (Don McLean) — Ringo Starr, Don McLean, George Morgan.

July 7, 2020

Happy 80 Ringo!    Download and begin precisely at 11:55 AM on the seventh of July to join in on the "Peace and Love"!

2020.27 Band on the Run (One Hand Clapping) — Paul Salley, Paul McCartney, Wings, Irma Thomas, Denny Laine, Jimmy McCulloch, Geoff Britton,

2020.27 Band on the Run (One Hand Clapping) — Paul Salley, Paul McCartney, Wings, Irma Thomas, Denny Laine, Jimmy McCulloch, Geoff Britton,

July 6, 2020

Paul Salley returns as we continue through the 1974/5 Wings television spectacular "One Hand Clapping".    Paul and the band take us through material both new and old (at the time).     We nearly trip over Geoff Britton's Karate Gi, then take a side alley through space and time to New Orleans.    Do you think Paul was doing his "Monkberry Moon Delight" voice in that clip?    Maybe...

2020.26 Love My Baby (One Hand Clapping) — Paul Salley, Paul McCartney, Wings, Jimmy McCulloch, Geoff Britton, Rusty Anderson

2020.26 Love My Baby (One Hand Clapping) — Paul Salley, Paul McCartney, Wings, Jimmy McCulloch, Geoff Britton, Rusty Anderson

June 29, 2020

Paul Salley (author of the forthcoming book on Jimmy McCulloch) joins the show this week and next as we go through the 1974 McCartney and Wings film "One Hand Clapping".      The film has been legitimately available for over a decade, but is still less well-known than the Bruce McMouse project! 

2020.25 Blackbird (San Francisco) — Steve Marinucci, Paul McCartney, The Beatles, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, The Kronos Quartet.

2020.25 Blackbird (San Francisco) — Steve Marinucci, Paul McCartney, The Beatles, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, The Kronos Quartet.

June 22, 2020

Steve Marinucci returns for part two of our look at Paul McCartney (and Ringo Starr) coming through the San Francisco Bay Area in recent years.    What would you do if you happened upon Paul McCartney riding bikes through the park?    (Don't ask me, I missed that by an hour or two).    Would such an encounter be as memorable as the show later that evening?     We discuss!  

2020.24 You’re Sixteen (Oakland) — Steve Marinucci, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Rufus Wainwright, Sean Lennon, Deerhoof

2020.24 You’re Sixteen (Oakland) — Steve Marinucci, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Rufus Wainwright, Sean Lennon, Deerhoof

June 15, 2020

Steve Marinucci (Beatles News Briefs Podcasts, Things We Said Today, Billboard) joins the show this week and next.    Our topic:   The Beatles (both group and solo) in the San Francisco Bay Area.    This week, we look at the Cow Palace, Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose.    Next week, Paul and Ringo in San Francisco proper.

2020.24 You’re Sixteen (Oakland) — Steve Marinucci, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Rufus Wainwright, Sean Lennon, Deerhoof

2020.24 You’re Sixteen (Oakland) — Steve Marinucci, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Rufus Wainwright, Sean Lennon, Deerhoof

June 15, 2020

Steve Marinucci (Beatles News Briefs Podcasts, Things We Said Today, Billboard) joins the show this week and next.    Our topic:   The Beatles (both group and solo) in the San Francisco Bay Area.    This week, we look at the Cow Palace, Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose.    Next week, Paul and Ringo in San Francisco proper.

2020.23 Can’t Buy Me Love (Take 1/2) — Kit O’Toole, The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Jools Holland, Ringo Starr, The ABC Stars of 1995

2020.23 Can’t Buy Me Love (Take 1/2) — Kit O’Toole, The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Jools Holland, Ringo Starr, The ABC Stars of 1995

June 8, 2020

Kit O'Toole returns for part two of our look at "The Beatles Anthology" as it aired on ABC November 19, 1995.     Leading in to the world premiere of "Free as a Bird", the public heard the Beatles (+ George Martin, Derek Taylor and Neil Aspinall) tell their own story.    This week, we join the story as Brian Epstein enters, and follow it through Jimmie Nicol and the 1964 tour of Australia and New Zealand.

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