As a Beatles critic, no one was tougher than John Lennon, who actually disliked many of the songs the band did, for a number of reasons. This week Matt delves into Lennon's least favorite. This show originally aired on August 9, 2018.
Many times the Beatles, or individual members, would make references to themselves, the other Beatles, or Beatles songs in their own songs, while in the group or as solo artists. Matt plays some of these self-referencing songs this week. This show originally aired on August 2, 2018.
George Harrison was insprired in different ways from the main songwriting team of Lennon and McCartney. This week Matt plays some of his favorite "cosmic" Harrison songs. This show originally aired on July 26, 2018.
Yoko Ono was a divisive charecter in Beatles lore. Some blamed her for breaking the band up. But she was John Lennon's muse and the inspirartion of many of his songs. Matt takes a look at Yoko-inspired music by John. This show originally aired on July 19, 2018.
Paul McCartney was always a romantic in his song writing. In fact John Lennon would sometimes tease Paul for his "sappy" tunes. This week Matt looks at some of Paul's songbook devoted to love and affection. This show originally aired on June 7, 2018.
Ths week Matt makes a side-by-side comparison between the demo versions and fully-produced versions of sverale Beatles songs. This show originally aired on May 31, 2018.
Ths week Matt flips last week's idea upside down by playing his least favorite cuts by album. Not that he doesn't love these songs, but just the ones he likes least.. This show originally aired on April 19, 2018.
Ths week Matt shares his favorite cuts by album. This show originally aired on April 12, 2018.
Ths week Matt focuses on the the last album the Beatles released as a band...Let It Be. This show originally aired on April 5, 2018.
Before Beatlemania hit the USA, the Beatles were a sensation in England thanks to their live performances on the BBC. This week Matt Dion brings you another hour of those broadcasts, featuring the Beatles doing their early hits and a surprising number of rock and roll covers from American artists that inspired them. This show originally aired on April 1, 2018.