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Producing The Beatles

  • 015 Paul McCartney and Wings, "Live and Let Die"

    5 GIU 2023 · Kozinn, co-author of The McCartney Legacy Volume 1, who takes us through all the details of the writing and recording process. We also learn how Paul debuted the song before the film’s release, we walk through George Martin’s Grammy-winning arrangement, and we consider Martin’s droll story about the film’s producer, as well as what Martin left out of that story.
    28 min. 42 sec.
  • 014 George Harrison, "Isn't It A Pity"

    20 DIC 2022 · In the second episode looking at the making of All Things Must Pass, we explore the recording of the largest production on the album. We hear from participants at the sessions, listen to outtakes and isolations, peek into Mal Evans’ diaries, and sample a reconstruction of the song’s epic orchestral score.
    23 min. 38 sec.
  • 013 George Harrison, "My Sweet Lord"

    25 APR 2022 · Today, the first of two episodes exploring the production of George Harrison’s first solo album, All Things Must Pass, with new research and interviews drawn from the book Ken Womack and I wrote on the making of the album. In this episode, we cover the intricate and painstaking production of “My Sweet Lord.” We explode the myth of Phil Spector’s contributions, speak to a number of people who were there, and get an exclusive sneak preview of the contents of Mal Evans’ diary entries about these sessions, courtesy Ken Womack.
    37 min. 59 sec.
  • 012 John Lennon, "Love" (S1 bonus episode)

    22 FEB 2021 · In the first bonus episode for Season 1, we step outside of our regular format and take a peek into solo Beatles territory, with a look at the recording of John Lennon’s song “Love” from his first post-Beatles solo album, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band. We trace the song’s development all the way from home demo to finished recording, sampling the session tapes and discovering the role both Yoko and Phil Spector played in reaching the final take.
    22 min. 2 sec.
  • 011 Nothing is Real: Strawberry Fields Forever, take 26

    13 APR 2020 · Examining the making of Strawberry Fields Forever, with special focus on George Martin's score for three cellos and four trumpets
    27 min. 20 sec.
  • 010 It's Gonna Be Alright: The Revolution Trilogy — Part II

    9 SET 2019 · In Part 2 of our look at the trio of songs titled “Revolution,” we dive into the recording of the electric guitar driven single version of the song.
    23 min. 32 sec.
  • 009 It's Gonna Be Alright - Part I

    22 LUG 2019 · John lying on the studio floor recording his vocal for “Revolution 1” (photo by Tony Bramwell) Sparked by the air of social upheaval in 1968, John's song "Revolution" spawned three very different recordings: “Revolution 1,” “Revolution 9,” and “Revolution” (the single version). Today in the first of a two part episode, we look at how “Revolution 1” gave birth to “Revolution 9,” and discover the mesmerizing missing link between the two. Former New York Times music critic Allan Kozinn helps us deconstruct “Revolution 9,” and to make sense of why John created such a challenging recording in the first place. MUSIC“Gesang de Junglinge” by Karlheinz Stockhausen“Hymnen” by Karlheinz StockhausenSymphonic Etudes, Op 13, No XII by Robert Schumann, performed by Dame Myra Hess“O Clap Your Hands” by Ralph Vaughn WilliamsSymphony No. 7 by Jean Sibelius, performed by John Barbirolli“Awal Hamsa” by Farid al-AtrashREFERENCESKehew, Brian, and Ryan, Kevin. Recording The Beatles.Lewisohn, Mark. The Beatles Complete Recording Sessions.
    36 min. 17 sec.
  • Upcoming Side Project: Sister Tempest soundtrack

    21 APR 2019 · A brief message about an upcoming project I'm excited to be working on, and how you can contribute.
    2 min. 3 sec.
  • 008 Producing an "Unproduced" Album - Get Back/Let It Be

    11 MAR 2019 · In this episode, we discover what role George Martin played in the infamous Get Back sessions of January 1969, a project where John Lennon made clear they didn't want any of Martin's "production shit."
    34 min. 2 sec.
  • 007 Changing Speeds - The 'Varispeed' Technique

    31 DIC 2018 · Starting in 1966, George Martin and The Beatles used varispeed – variable speed recording – to change the textures of their recordings to create a variety of effects.
    20 min. 1 sec.
The podcast dedicated to exploring the untold story behind producer George Martin's revolutionary collaboration with The Beatles.
Autore Jason Kruppa
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