beatles http://wamc.org en Beatles Vs. Stones: A Rivalry's History http://wamc.org/post/beatles-vs-stones-rivalrys-history <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Stoked by a rabid tabloid press and international interest the likes of which hasn’t been seen in pop music since, the Beatles-Rolling Stones rivalry was considered overblown even by members of each band. But below the surface, there was plenty of tension and competition, often good-natured but sometimes nasty, especially as the </span>60s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> came to a close.</span></p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 79834 at http://wamc.org Beatles Vs. Stones: A Rivalry's History Freiman to peel back White Album layers in Amherst http://wamc.org/post/freiman-peel-back-white-album-layers-amherst <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><em>The White Album</em> is nearly 45 years old, but interest in one of the Beatles’ most important artistic achievements, and in the group itself, remains rampant. One person who has paid special attention to what might have been the Beatles’ greatest year, 1968, is Scott Freiman, a composer, sound designer and musician in his own right who lectures on the Beatles and their work.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:59:48 +0000 Ian Pickus 61337 at http://wamc.org Freiman to peel back White Album layers in Amherst John Lennon's final day remembered http://wamc.org/post/john-lennons-final-day-remembered <p></p><p>WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with Keith Elliot Greenberg, author of <em>December 8, 1980: The Day John Lennon Died</em>, now out in paperback from Backbeat Books.</p><p>Lennon was cut down 32 years ago this week, the victim of a crazed fan who flew to New York from Hawaii and waited for the ex-Beatle outside his home at the Dakota, where Lennon and Yoko Ono were living a mostly quiet life with their young son.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 53406 at http://wamc.org John Lennon's final day remembered Any Questions #53 http://wamc.org/post/any-questions-53 <p>WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel wrap up the first season of the show with a segment all about The Beatles.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 08:56:45 +0000 Ian Pickus 46851 at http://wamc.org Any Questions #53