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Your Own Personal Beatles
94 minutes | Dec 23, 2021
Get Back with Friends of the Podcast
It's the YOPB Christmas Special! Jack & Robin are joined by some friends of the podcast to chat about Get Back as we bid farewell to series 2. Guests popping in include James Acaster, Christine Feldman-Barrett, John Bradley, Sam Carter, Matthew Crosby, Elis James, Geoff Lloyd, Josie Long, Pictish Trail, John Robins, Jon Ronson, Matthew E White and Josh Widdicombe. Don't forgot you can vote for us for in the Best Music Podcast and Oh My Pod categories in Pod Bible's Poll Winners 2021 here: podbiblemag.com. Thanks for listening and see you 'round the clubs. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
74 minutes | Dec 16, 2021
Abbey Road with Elis James
It's another Xmas bonus podcast! Before we wrap up the show with our festive Get Back special, here's our trip to Abbey Road from August. On an unforgettable summer's evening, Jack, Robin and friend of the show, Elis James, fulfil a life-long dream of stepping over the zebra crossing and through the famous doors of Abbey Road studios. In this special bonus podcast, we do our very best to recount the emotional experience of walking down those steps into Studio 2, meeting all the iconic instruments and gear that The Beatles used to create timeless music, and generally doing our very best not to get completely overwhelmed. Vote for us for Pod Bible's music podcast of the year here: http://podbiblemag.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
68 minutes | Dec 9, 2021
Beatles Cover Challenge with Johnny White Really-Really
As a little festive treat, here is our bonus episode from earlier this year. Johnny White Really-Really returns to the podcast as we challenge each other to cover some Beatles songs! Listen to us pick each other's songs, discuss the process of recording and producing them, and then hear the results in full! Many thanks to James Whiting for mixing and production on Jack's song and to Joe Ryan for playing drums on Robin's track. Find out more about Jame's production work at jameswhiting.co.uk and on his Instagram @fishislandstudio. Joe's Bandcamp can be found here: https://heartfeltrhythms.bandcamp.com/ and you can visit his website here: https://www.heartfeltrhythms.com/. You can find some of Johnny White Really-Really's music as 'Xmas' on his Bandcamp here: https://xmas.bandcamp.com/releases SPOILER ALERT: You can listen to the final versions of the songs on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoNNKB4VToUGJOkxONjYTFg See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
80 minutes | Dec 2, 2021
Shaun Keaveny's Personal Beatles
Broadcaster Shaun Keaveny joins Jack and Robin this week to chat about his love of the Beatles. Shaun chats to Jack and Robin about his experiences with the band growing up, interviewing Paul and Ringo for Eight Days a Week, and we take a deep dive into the Super Deluxe re-release of Let It Be. Jack and Robin also offer some more thoughts on The Beatles: Get Back. Apologies for the slightly poor audio quality during the intros and outros, we had some technical problems. You can vote for us for Pod Bible's Best Music Podcast in the 2021 winners poll here: http://podbiblemag.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
102 minutes | Nov 25, 2021
Adam Buxton's Personal Beatles
Comedian and podcaster Adam Buxton joins us to share his Personal Beatles. In this suitably rambling chat, Jack and Robin talk to Adam about everything from the Stars on 45 Beatles medley, the 2000 TV movie Two of US, recording his version of How Do You Sleep, and of course, interviewing Sir Paul on his podcast. You can also hear some unheard audio from Adam and Joe's Vinyl Justice sketch with Ray Manzarek, in which The Doors keyboard player talks to Adam about Rubber Soul. And if that wasn't enough, we also offer our (spoiler free) thought's on Peter Jackson's Get Back! The Beatles: Get Back is available to stream on Disney+ now. Vote for us (and Adam!) at the Pod Bible Poll Winners 2021: https://podbiblemag.com/pod-bible-poll-winners-2021-vote/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
77 minutes | Nov 18, 2021
Wendy Erskine's Personal Beatles
Jack and Robin are back with the first of our post-series extra podcasts. This week, Belfast-based author Wendy Erskine joins us to share her personal Beatles, as well as discussing her recent interview with Paul McCartney: The Lyrics editor, poet Paul Muldoon, and her own short stories including 2018's Sweet Home. We also have an extended intro in which Jack and Robin discuss Paul's new book and his recent live Q and A with Paul Muldoon at the Royal Festival Hall. rykFUxlNnBIqRWIAma9H See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
77 minutes | Oct 21, 2021
Pictish Trail's Personal Beatles
Johnny Lynch AKA Pictish Trail joins us this week from the Isle of Eigg to share his Personal Beatles. We chat about his formative Brit Pop years, his first exposure to The Beatles in second hand CD shops in America, and how he set up is record label, Lost Map. Johnny’s critically acclaimed latest album as Pictish Trail, Thumb World, is available now on Fire Records. We also have an extended chat about the upcoming Get Back films on Disney+. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
73 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Alasdair MacLean's Personal Beatles
This week, Jack and Robin are joined by Alasdair MacLean of the band The Clientele. We discuss the impact Twist and Shout and Strawberry Fields had on Alasdair, slightly dodgy Beatles compilations including Beatles Ballads and the Rock n Roll Music albums of the 70s, the book, Songwriting Secrets of the Beatles, and a whopping controversial Beatles opinion. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
80 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
Joe Wisbey's Personal Beatles
Joe Wisbey of the superb Beatles Books podcast joins Jack and Robin to talk about the highlights of his collection of over 400 books about The Beatles. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
84 minutes | Sep 14, 2021
John Bradley's Personal Beatles
Actor and Beatles super-fan, John Bradley joins Jack & Robin this week. John chats about Beatle fandom past and present, the love for the band on the set of Game of Thrones, and how the Paul is Dead rumours ignited his passion for the Fab Four. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
80 minutes | Sep 7, 2021
Jeremy Pritchard's Personal Beatles
Jeremy Pritchard of the band Everything Everything joins Jack and Robin this week to reveal his personal Beatles and take a deep dive into Paul's bass playing. We chat about what makes a McCartney bass lines special, the influences on Everything Everything's approach to songwriting, and Jeremy offers his 'controversial Beatles opinion'. Everything Everything are on tour in 2022, and their most recent album, Re-Animator, is out now on AWAL. You can hear an extended, ad-free version of this podcast by joining our Patreon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
73 minutes | Aug 30, 2021
Christine Feldman-Barrett's Personal Beatles
American academic, Christine Feldman-Barrett joins us this week to discuss her personal Beatles and her new book, A Women's History of the Beatles. Christine is a senior lecturer at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, and chats to Jack and Robin about the how her love of the Beatles and her connections to Hamburg and the epicentre of grunge, informed her musical passions and academic work on youth culture history. Includes fascinating chats about reassessing the depiction of women in Beatles history, the media's relationship with the 'Beatle Wives', and the integral and overlooked role that women played in the fab four phenomenon and beyond. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
79 minutes | Aug 24, 2021
Jim Moray's Personal Beatles
Folk singer and songwriter Jim Moray pops in this weeks to chat about his personal Beatles. In a fascinating and rambling chat, Jim talks about the presence of Beatles songs in the folk cannon, the 'Sgt Pepper of folk', Bright Phoebus by The Watersons, and we take a deepish dive into the Paul McCartney and Elvis Costello demos from the 1980s. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
76 minutes | Aug 17, 2021
Laura Barton's Personal Beatles
Music journalist and author Laura Barton joins Jack & Robin to discuss growing up in the Beatles heartland of North West England. In a very sprawling chat, we cover everything from the intensity of being a music fan 17, the joy of sad songs, the ever-changing relationship with Beatles albums, and her experiences interviewing some musical heroes including Yoko Ono and Van Morrison. There is also chat about Laura's former fat cat, Paul McCartney, and why The Beatles never got rubbish. You can hear an extended version of this episode by signing up to our Patreon: http://patreon.com/personalbeatles See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
77 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
Matthew Crosby's Personal Beatles
Comedian, broadcaster and 1/3 of the fantastic sketch group, Pappy's, Matthew Crosby joins us this week to talk in depth about Yellow Submarine, Beatles for Sale, and Richard Curtis's Yesterday, amongst many other things. You can also hear Jack make a pig's ear of the introduction to Mr Moonlight. Enjoy the show! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
74 minutes | Aug 3, 2021
Nish Kumar's Personal Beatles
On the show this week is the fantastic comedian and host of The Mash Report, Nish Kumar. Nish reveals his love of the Beatles Anthology, notably the gigantic silver book, and how his love for the Beatles and the music of the 60s shaped his musical taste, with lots of chat about Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan. Amongst many other things, we discuss George's Indian influence, butchering Blackbird as amateur guitarists, and the joy of Abbey Road side 2. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
69 minutes | Jul 27, 2021
Felicity Ward's Personal Beatles
Felicity Ward, the fantastic Australian comedian and actor joins Jack & Robin this week to discuss her Personal Beatles. In this fantastically wandering chat, topics up for discussion include Felicity loves of The White Album and Abbey Road, formative musical loves including Urge Overkill, British Big Beat acts of the 90s, and Wilco. We also lean some Aussie slang from the bush-rave scene and hear about Felicity's brilliant new drama, Wakefield. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
77 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
Geoff Lloyd's Personal Beatles
Award winning broadcast, podcaster and Beatles superfan Geoff Lloyd joins Jack and Robin this week to share his personal Beatles. There's fantastic chats about Beatle fandom, what it's like interviewing Paul, and what made The Beatles the GOAT. Check out Geoff's podcast, Beatle Juice wherever you get your podcasts. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
75 minutes | Jul 13, 2021
Shaparak Khorsandi's Personal Beatles
This week's guests is the fantastic comedian and writer, Shappi Khorsandi. Jack & Robin chat to Shappi over a glass of wine about her introduction to The Beatles, which includes a Beatles-themes school play about an Ealing shopping centre, and the Fab Four's place in our shared cultural identity. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
54 minutes | Jul 6, 2021
Field Music's Personal Beatles
David and Peter Brewis of Field Music join Jack & Robin to discuss their personal Beatles. There's special love for Ringo, how Happiness is a Warm Gun shaped their sound, and the enduring influence of The Beatles and George Martin on their music. Field Music are a rock band from Sunderland who have been releasing music since 2004. Their latest album, Flat White Moon, is available now on Memphis Industries. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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