Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution

Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution

We pick apart why and how the Beatles became the most influential musical group of all-time with interviews, performances and roundtable discussions.... Show More

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August 16, 2019 40 min

The Beatles were barely still a band in 1969, and while they were indeed offered a headlining spot at Woodstock, the band didn't make the trip. On this episode, Ken Dashow and Producer Andrew discuss why the Beatles and some other notable bands didn't play Woodstock, and whether The Beatles *should* have played Woodstock. Subscribe so you don't miss an episode of 'Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution'!

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August 2, 2019 19 min

Ken Dashow looks at why Ivan Vaughan is such an important name in Beatles history, and why being at the right place at the right time can change everything. Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

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Ken Dashow and producer Andrew discuss HOW a song gets written. Then we analyze the genius of John Lennon and Paul McCartney with the legendary Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule, Allman Bros. Dead & Co and more).

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Part 2 with legendary producer Jack Douglas. Jack explains his approach as a producer and recalls how Steven Tyler overcame writer's block to write lyrics to "Walk This Way." He also looks back at the first time he saw Cheap Trick, which was at a bowling alley in Wisconsin; they were amazing! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

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Jack Douglas produced classic albums by John Lennon, Aerosmith, The Who, Patti Smith and many others. He discovered Cheap Trick at a Wisconsin bowling alley. And he's on 'Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution' this week, taking us behind the scenes of some of rock's biggest albums and best stories! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

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This week, Ken Dashow is talking to British comic great Eddie Izzard about The Beatles, Monty Python and his own career. Eddie was in the documentary '8 Days A Week,' talking about how funny the Fab Four was! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode of 'Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution'!

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This week, Ken Dashow is talking to British comic great Eddie Izzard about The Beatles, Monty Python and his own career. Eddie was in the documentary '8 Days A Week,' talking about how funny the Fab Four was! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode of 'Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution'!

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On this episode, Ken combines his two greatest passions: the Mets and the Beatles. Former Mets outfielder Art Shamsky's new book, 'After The Miracle,' not only explains the Mets' amazing run to the 1969 World Series Championship but puts it in context of the tumultuous year: Vietnam, the Beatles, Woodstock, the Moon landing and more. Like the Fab Four, the '69 Mets were a band of brothers! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode! Read more

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Ken Dashow takes a look at how fast trends in music change with Procol Harum singer/keyboardist Gary Brooker. Ken and Gary discuss how The Beatles led the way, changing from pop to rock and roll to progressive rock and opening the door for tons of other bands along the way. Gary’s old R&B group, The Paramounts, used to open for the mop-topped Beatles in the early days. Subscribe so you don’t miss an episode of ‘Ken Dashow’s Beatle... Read more

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April 12, 2019 27 min

Kinks guitarist Dave Davies HATES the term "British Invasion," but he loves rock 'n' roll! Dave joins the show to explain the world of rock and roll, from Liverpool to Muswell Hill, London! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

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Rock and roll legend Randy Bachman joins the show to discuss the new documentary about his career, that features interviews with Neil Young, Alex Lifeson, Peter Frampton, Fred Turner and many others! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

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On March 25, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono invited the press to the bedroom of their honeymoon suite in Amsterdam to talk about peace. The couple spent 12-hours a day for the next week in bed taking questions from the press about what the heck their point was. A month later, the two held a second Bed-In in Montreal. On this episode, Ken Dashow and Producer Andrew discuss the inspiration for the Bed-In for Peace, its goal and its ... Read more

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Ken is joined by Q104.3 New York Program Director and iHeartRadio Classic Rock czar Eric Wellman and Producer Andrew for a robust discussion of band names in rock history. We discuss the many prior monikers of the Beatles as well as what makes a great band name and which band was most successful despite its name! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode of 'Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution'!

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On this episode, Yes co-founder/singer Jon Anderson talks to Ken Dashow and Producer Andrew about his start at the Cavern Club in Liverpool! From the Beatles to Yes, to Jon's current album '1,000 Hands,' Jon is honest, appreciative, loving and does a hilarious Liverpudlian "Scouse" accent! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

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Ken, Producer Andrew, all-star publicist Sammy Steinlight, music executive John Boulos and Z100/LiteFM Music Director Cara Hahn discuss Beatlemania in our first LIVE podcast! The panel discusses how the Beatles made their arrival in America one of the biggest pop culture events of the 20th century and how it relates to the music business in 2019!

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Mike Nesmith of The Monkees fame explains Beatlemania in Corpus Christie, Texas, and what it was like, staying at John Lennon's house in London. Mike also has a great book out, called 'Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff.' Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

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Music and A&R legend Peter Asher returns to the show to discuss his Storytellers Tour with Jeremy Clyde (of Chad & Jeremy), telling stories of the the British music scene in the mid to late'60s, and what it was like being an executive at the Beatles' Apple Records! Subscribe so you don't miss an episode! Episode 60.

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Dr. Ken Womack, Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences of Monmouth University in New Jersey, joins the show this week to talk about a course he teaches on The Beatles. It's no gut course; Prof. Womack says some students fail! So naturally, Ken takes the "Abbey Road" quiz! If he fails, the podcast is over... Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

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December 27, 2018 58 min

From Steve Hackett of Genesis to Lenny Kravitz and Rosanne Cash, Ken Dashow and Producer Andrew sure learned a lot about modern artists' passion for The Beatles' music. We take you through the first FULL year of 'Ken Dashow's Beatles Revolution.' Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

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Thirty-eight years after his brutal murder, this episode focuses on John's early life, and what made him such a rebel and spiritual seeker. PLUS, we talk to longtime guest of BWTB Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone of The Zombies, who finally get their due with their induction into the 2019 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

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