Beatles Medley

Sundays at 6:30 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One and Fridays at 2:30 p.m. on Studio One online

Enjoy half an hour of uninterrupted material from one of the most influential rock and roll bands in history. Hear rare material and familiar masterpieces recorded by John, Paul, George and Ringo as The Beatles. In addition, hear music created by the boys from Liverpool as solo artists and as leaders of bands like The Plastic Ono Band, The Traveling Wilburys and Wings.

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The Beatles Medley May 1

22 hours ago

This week's Medley was picked out by San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay with the theme: Questions?

THE BEATLES-AIN'T SHE SWEET/WHAT GOES ON

RINGO STARR-WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO

PAUL MC CARTNEY-WHY SO BLUE/OH WOMAN, OH WHY

THE BEATLES-WHY DON'T WE DO IT IN THE ROAD/HOW DO YOU DO IT

GEORGE HARRISON-WHAT IS LIFE

THE BEATLES-IF I FELL

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This week's Medley was picked out by Des Moines listener John Gallaher with the theme: Covers

THE BEATLES-ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC/KANSAS CITY/HEY HEY HEY HEY/HONEY DON'T

PAUL MC CARTNEY-IT'S SO EASY

JOHN LENNON-YOU CAN'T CATCH ME/AIN'T THAT A SHAME/DO YOU WANNA DANCE

THE BEATLES-MR. POSTMAN/TWIST & SHOUT (LIVE)

This week's Medley was suggested by Riverside listeners Keith Warwick and Claire Winkleblack (this Medley originally aired 3/6/16)

THE BEATLES-I'LL GET YOU/SOMETHING/I'M HAPPY JUST TO DANCE WITH YOU

JOHN LENNON-INSTANT KARMA

THE BEATLES-SOLDIER OF LOVE/THIS BOY/IT WON'T BE LONG

JOHN LENNON-LOVE

THE BEATLES-A TASTE OF HONEY/HONEY PIE/'TIL THERE WAS YOU

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

It's literally Ringo, John, Paul, George!

RINGO STARR-LOVE ME DO

THE BEATLES-THIS BOY

WINGS-BAND ON THE RUN

GEORGE HARRISON-LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD

THE BEATLES-I WANNA BE YOUR MAN/BAD BOY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-BLUE JEAN BOP

THE BEATLES-THE INNER LIGHT

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

THE BEATLES-TELL ME WHY/ANY TIME AT ALL/I'LL CRY INSTEAD

RINGO STARR-CONFIRMATION

THE BEATLES-FOR YOU BLUE/GET BACK/I ME MINE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-ALLIGATOR

THE BEATLES-DON'T LET ME DOWN/MATCHBOX/CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

An all live recordings show

THE BEATLES-I SAW HER STANDING THERE/FROM ME TO YOU/MONEY

GEORGE HARRISON-SOMETHING/BANGLA DESH

THE BEATLES-ALL MY LOVING/SHE LOVES YOU/LONG TALL SALLY

GEORGE HARRISON-HERE COMES THE SUN

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Tonight's Medley was suggested by Des Moines listener John Gallaher with the theme "Characters"

THE BEATLES-LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS/BEING FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR. KITE/LOVELY RITA

WINGS-MAGNITO & TITANIUM MAN

THE BEATLES-THE CONTINUING ADVENTURES OF BUNGALO BILL/ROCKY RACCOON/SEXY SADIE

GEORGE HARRISON-THE BALLAD OF SIR FRANKIE CRISP

THE BEATLES-MEAN MR. MUSTARD

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Tonight's Medley was suggested by Des Moines listener Sue Thill with the theme Life's Good (all the songs have either the word "life" or "good" in the title)

THE BEATLES-GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE/JOHNNY B. GOODE/A DAY IN THE LIFE

WINGS-GOOD NIGHT TONIGHT

GEORGE HARRISON-WHAT IS LIFE

THE BEATLES-GOOD MORNING GOOD MORNING/IN MY LIFE/GOOD DAY SUNSHINE

This week's Medley was suggested by Riverside listeners Keith Warwick and Claire Winkleblack

THE BEATLES-I'LL GET YOU/SOMETHING/I'M HAPPY JUST TO DANCE WITH YOU

JOHN LENNON-INSTANT KARMA

THE BEATLES-SOLDIER OF LOVE/THIS BOY/IT WON'T BE LONG

JOHN LENNON-LOVE

THE BEATLES-A TASTE OF HONEY/HONEY PIE/'TIL THERE WAS YOU

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This Valentine's Day Medley was submitted by Cedar Rapids listener Matt Brandt

THE BEATLES-YOU NEVER GIVE ME YOUR MONEY/WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS

PAUL MC CARTNEY-ANOTHER DAY

THE BEATLES-IN MY LIFE/YOU'VE GOT TO HIDE YOUR LOVE AWAY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-GOODNIGHT TONIGHT

THE BEATLES-GOLDEN SLUMBERS/CARRY THAT WEIGHT/THE END

THE BEATLES-ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE (EXCERPT)

THE BEATLES-A HARD DAYS NIGHT/HELP

RINGO STARR-IT DON'T COME EASY

THE BEATLES-SHE'S A WOMAN/BABY'S IN BLACK/I'M A LOSER

RINGO STARR-YELLOW SUBMARINE

THE BEATLES-LONG TALL SALLY

JOHN LENNON-MONEY (THAT'S WHAT I WANT)

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

THE BEATLES-I'LL GET YOU/SHE LOVES YOU/I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND

RINGO STARR-BAMBOULA

THE BEATLES-I ME MINE/I'VE GOT A FEELING/ONE AFTER 909

PAUL MC CARTNEY-I GOT STUNG

THE BEATLES-BAD BOY/YES IT IS

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This week's playlist was submitted by Iowa State University student Rachel Brandt

THE BEATLES-HER MAJESTY/TICKET TO RIDE/SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE BATHROOM WINDOW

PAUL MC CARTNEY-ALL THINGS MUST PASS

THE BEATLES-PAPERBACK WRITER/NOWHERE MAN

RINGO STARR-HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU?

THE BEATLES-MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR/PENNY LANE/STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This week's Medley was suggested by Waterloo listener Dale Shaw

PAUL MC CARTNEY-TAKE IT AWAY

JOHN LENNON-STARTING OVER

THE BEATLES-KANSAS CITY/HEY HEY HEY HEY

JOHN LENNON-READY TEDDY/RIP IT UP

THE BEATLES-REVOLUTION

WINGS-HELEN WHEELS

JOHN LENNON-INTUITION

GEORGE HARRISON-DREAM AWAY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

My annual Birthday Beatles Medley

THE BEATLES-WHEN I'M 64/BIRTHDAY/I'M DOWN

JOHN LENNON-HOW DO YOU SLEEP?

THE BEATLES-TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS/TAXMAN/HEY BULLDOG

JON LENNON-GOD

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

This week's medley originally aired 11/8/15. Check that week's playlist for a complete list of songs

This Medley originally aired 12/21/14

THE BEATLES-CHRISTMAS TIME/1964 FAN CLUB XMAS MESSAGE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-THE CHRISTMAS SONG

THE BEATLES-I FEEL FINE/1966 FAN CLUB XMAS MESSAGE/HELLO GOODBYE

RINGO STARR-THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REGGAE (EXCERPT)

This week's Medley was suggested by Mason City listener Bill Schmiedeskamp with the them The Beatles as a cover band

THE BEATLES-ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN/SLOW DOWN/WORDS OF LOVE

GEORGE HARRISON-IF NOT FOR YOU

THE BEATLES-ANNA/MATCHBOX/DEVIL IN HER HEART

JOHN LENNON-STAND BY ME

THE BEATLES-LONG TALL SALLY/TWIST AND SHOUT

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW

THE BEATLES-I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND/I FEEL FINE/HELP

PAUL MC CARTNEY-I'LL GIVE YOU A RING

PAUL MC CARTNEY-SIMPLE AS THAT

THE BEATLES-WE CAN WORK IT OUT/PENNY LANE/THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO

Holiday season kickoff

WINGS-LET 'EM IN

THE BEATLES-SAVOY TRUFFLE/CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE AGAIN/I DON'T WANT TO SPOIL THE PARTY

JOHN LENNON-COLD TURKEY (EXCERPT)

THE BEATLES-STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER/ALL TOGETHER NOW/A TASTE OF HONEY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

The latest Paul McCartney remixed/remastered reissues are out, Tug of War and Pipes of Peace. They're featured in this Medley.

PAUL MCCARTNEY-EBONY & IVORY (demo)/EBONY & IVORY (solo version)/TUG OF WAR (remix)

THE BEATLES-GET BACK (Naked version)

PAUL MCCARTNEY-SAY SAY SAY (2015 Remix)/AVERAGE PERSON (Demo)/PIPES OF PEACE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This Halloween soundscape originally aired 10/28/12

THE BEATLES-I AM THE WALRUS/BLUE JAY WAY/DEVIL IN HER HEART

RINGO STARR-SPOOKY WEIRDNESS

THE BEATLES-OCTOPUS'S GARDEN/EVERYBODY'S GOT SOMETHING TO HIDE EXCEPT FOR ME AND MY MONKEY/THE INNER LIGHT

JOHN LENNON-MY MUMMY'S DEAD

THE BEATLES-WHAT'S THE NEW MARY JANE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-OOBU JOOBU

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

No theme, totally at random

THE BEATLES-TWO OF US/AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING/GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE

JOHN LENNON-CRIPPLED INSIDE

THE BEATLES-THE FOOL ON THE HILL/PENNY LANE/ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

TRAVELING WILBURYS-TWEETER & THE MONKEY MAN

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This week's theme is Ringo, John, Paul, George, repeat

RINGO STARR-RORY & THE HURRICANES

THE BEATLES-IF I FELL/LET IT BE (NAKED)

GEORGE HARRISON-THIS IS LOVE

THE BEATLES-BOYS

JOHN LENNON-BE BOP A LULA

PAUL MC CARTNEY-APPRECIATE

THE BEATLES-DON'T BOTHER ME

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

This Medley originally aired 8/23/15 and was suggested by the Cozad Family of the Quad Cities

THE BEATLES-HEY JUDE/ROCK & ROLL MUSIC/FOR NO ONE

GEORGE HARRISON-GIVE ME LOVE

THE BEATLES-BABY'S IN BLACK/DR. ROBERT/DIG IT

JOHN LENNON-INSTANT KARMA

THE BEATLES-PENNY LANE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Totally at my whim/random picks. I LOVE my job! bd

THE BEATLES-I'M DOWN/WHAT YOU'RE DOING/THE NIGHT BEFORE

GEORGE HARRISON-SUE ME, SUE YOU BLUES

THE BEATLES-BACK IN THE USSR/CRY BABY CRY/DON'T PASS ME BY

JOHN LENNON-OH MY LOVE

THE BEATLES-ANY TIME AT ALL

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

This Medley originally aired March 29, 2015

THE BEATLES-MONEY/I WANNA BE YOUR MAN/IT'S ONLY LOVE

RINGO STARR-IT DON'T COME EASY

THE BEATLES-COME TOGETHER/WHEN I'M 64

GEORGE HARRISON-WHEN WE WAS FAB

THE BEATLES-I CALL YOUR NAME

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

I can't seem to shake my new found interest in Ringo!

THE BEATLES-MATCHBOX

RINGO STARR-VERTICLE MAN/NOT LOOKING BACK/I'M THE GREATEST

THE BEATLES-WHAT GOES ON

RINGO STARR-TOUCH AND GO/CONFIRMATION/BYE BYE BLACKBIRD

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This week's Medley was suggested by listener Laura Larkin in celebration of her fiance's birthday

THE BEATLES-HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER/LOVELY RITA

PAUL MC CARTNEY-WATERFALLS

THE BEATLES-WILD HONEY PIE/A TASTE OF HONEY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-TEMPORARY SECRETARY

THE BEATLES-THINGS WE SAID TODAY/HEY BULLDOG/P. S. I LOVE YOU

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This week's Medley was suggested by San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay with the theme "All Beatles"

THE BEATLES-ALL MY LOVING/ANY TIME AT ALL

PAUL MC CARTNEY-ALL MY TRIALS/THAT'S ALL RIGHT, MAMA

RINGO STARR-AFTER ALL THESE YEARS/ALL IN THE NAME OF LOVE

THE BEATLES-GLAD ALL OVER/ALL THINGS MUST PASS/ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

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