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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This Week's Medley was submitted by The Cozad Family from the Quad Cities, with all the songs either in the key of F or A or B!

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)

This week's Medley originally aired 3/22/15, check that week's playlist for a complete list of songs

The Beatles Medley July 26

Jul 25, 2015

This week's Medley originally aired 3/15/15. Check that week's playlist for a complete list of songs

The Beatles Medley July 19

Jul 19, 2015

It's the annual summer trip to the movies with The Fabs!

THE BEATLES-A HARD DAYS NIGHT/AND I LOVE HER/TELL ME WHY

THE GEORGE MARTIN ORCH-ANOTHER HARD DAYS NIGHT

THE BEATLES-HELP/I NEED YOU/ANOTHER GIRL

THE GEORGE MARTIN ORCH-THE BITTER END/YOU CAN'T DO THAT

THE BEATLES-BLUE JAY WAY/HELLO GOODBYE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

The Beatles Medley July 12

Jul 18, 2015

This week's Medley was suggested by Iowa City listener Penny McKean with the theme: The Beatles-Exploring The Cosmos. This Medley originally aired 5/3/15

THE BEATLES-MR. MOONLIGHT/LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS/HERE COMES THE SUN

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-VENUS & MARS

THE BEATLES-GOOD DAY SUNSHINE/FOOL ON THE HILL

GEORGE HARRISON-HERE COMES THE MOON

THE BEATLES-ACROSS THE UNIVERSE

JOHN LENNON-IMAGINE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

The Beatles Medley July 5

Jul 6, 2015

This week's Medley celebrates Ringo Starr's 75th birthday on July 7

RINGO STARR-RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD

THE BEATLES-I WANNA BE YOUR MAN

RINGO STARR-BAMBOULA

THE BEATLES-HONEY DON'T

RINGO STARR-YOU BRING THE PARTY DOWN

THE BEATLES-MATCHBOX

RINGO STARR-ISLAND IN THE SUN/POSTCARDS FROM PARADISE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

The Beatles Medley June 28

Jun 29, 2015

This week's Medley was suggested by Iowa State University prof Christopher Chase with the theme Apple Obscurities. This show originally aired May 31, 2015

GEORGE HARRISON-YOU

RINGO STARR-WHISPERING GRASS

JACKIE LOMAX-SOUR MILK SEA

DORIS TROY-AIN'T THAT CUTE

MARY HOPKINS-GOODBYE

BILL ELLIOTT & THE ELASTIC OZ BAND-GOD SAVE US

RINGO STARR-COOCHY COOCHY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-COME & GET IT (DEMO)

The Beatles Medley June 21

Jun 21, 2015

This week's Medley was suggested by Cedar Rapids listener Matt Brandt, compiled from some of his favorite Fab tunes

THE BEATLES-YOU'VE GOT TO HIDE YOUR LOVE AWAY/IT'S ONLY LOVE/YOU NEVER GIVE ME YOUR MONEY

WINGS-NINETEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY FIVE

JOHN LENNON-INSTANT KARMA

THE BEATLES-GOOD MORNING/SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND (REPRISE)/A DAY IN THE LIFE

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

The Beatles Medley June 14

Jun 14, 2015

This week's Medley was suggested by Paul DuBay, who listens to IPR via streamed audio in San Antonio TX, honoring his favorite Beatle, Paul McCartney's 73rd birthday on June 18th

WINGS-HELEN WHEELS

THE BEATLES-HALLELUJAH, I LOVE HER SO/ANOTHER GIRL

PAUL MC CARTNEY-FLAMING PIE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-SAVE US

PAUL MC CARTNEY-THAT WAS ME

THE BEATLES-PENNY LANE/SHE'S A WOMAN

PAUL MC CARTNEY-GREAT COCK AND SEAGULL RACE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-TWENTY FLIGHT ROCK

The Beatles Medley June 7

Jun 7, 2015

This week's Medley was picked out by Charles City listener Bruce Eldridge with every song having the word Love in the title

THE BEATLES-SHE LOVES YOU/ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE/AND I LOVE HER

PAUL MC CARTNEY-MY LOVE

THE BEATLES-P S I LOVE YOU/CAN'T BUY ME LOVE/LOVE ME DO

GEORGE HARRISON-GIVE ME LOVE

JOHN LENNON-LOVE

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

The Beatles Medley May 31

May 31, 2015

This week's Medley was suggested by Iowa State University prof Christopher Chase with the theme Apple Obscurities

GEORGE HARRISON-YOU

RINGO STARR-WHISPERING GRASS

JACKIE LOMAX-SOUR MILK SEA

DORIS TROY-AIN'T THAT CUTE

MARY HOPKINS-GOODBYE

BILL ELLIOTT & THE ELASTIC OZ BAND-GOD SAVE US

RINGO STARR-COOCHY COOCHY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-COME & GET IT (DEMO)

The Beatles Medley May 24

May 24, 2015

On this Memorial Day weekend, we remember the two Fabs who are no longer making earthly music

THE BEATLES-DON'T BOTHER ME/THIS BOY

GEORGE HARRISON-WHAT IS LIFE

JOHN LENNON-I DON'T WANT TO BE A SOLDIER MAMA I DON'T WANT TO DIE

THE BEATLES-I WANT TO TELL YOU/TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS

GEORGE HARRISON-CHEER DOWN (LIVE)

JOHN LENNON-DIZZY MISS LIZZY (LIVE)

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

The Beatles Medley May 3

May 3, 2015

This week's Medley was suggested by Iowa City listener Penny McKean with the theme: The Beatles-Exploring The Cosmos

THE BEATLES-MR. MOONLIGHT/LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS/HERE COMES THE SUN

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-VENUS & MARS

THE BEATLES-GOOD DAY SUNSHINE/FOOL ON THE HILL

GEORGE HARRISON-HERE COMES THE MOON

THE BEATLES-ACROSS THE UNIVERSE

JOHN LENNON-IM,AGINE

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This week's playlist was suggested by The Cozad Family, who listen to The Medley in the Quad Cities, with the theme: Travel & Locations

THE BEATLES-MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR/DAY TRIPPER/DRIVE MY CAR

GEORGE HARRISON-ANY ROAD

THE BEATLES-KANSAS CITY/HEY-HEY-HEY-HEY/FLYING/BACK IN THE USSR

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-MULL OF KINTYRE

THE BEATLES-NOWHERE MAN

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

THE BEATLES-HELP/HELLO GOODBYE/ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-SAVE US

THE BEATLES-I NEED YOU/FREE AS A BIRD/DON'T LET ME DOWN

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

This weeks playlist was suggested by Iowa City listener Michael Perry with "Bluesy-Jazzy" theme

THE BEATLES-YOU REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME/MATCHBOX/BABY'S IN BLACK

JOHN LENNON-JUST BECAUSE

THE BEATLES-YER BLUES/REVOLUTION I

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-LET ME ROLL IT

THE BEATLES-FOR YOU BLUE

This week's Medley was suggested by Iowa City listener Jim McKean with the theme: Beatles Time: Past, Present, Future

THE BEATLES-YESTERDAY/IN MY LIFE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-EVER PRESENT PAST

THE BEATLES-LOVE YOU TO

PAUL MC CARTNEY-ANOTHER DAY

THE BEATLES-THINGS WE SAID TODAY/WHEN I'M 64

GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THOSE YEARS AGO

THE BEATLES-TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (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 week's Medley has The Boys doin' it LIVE!

THE BEATLES-SHE'S A WOMAN/TICKET TO RIDE/CAN'T BUY ME LOVE

GEORGE HARRISON-SOMETHING

THE BEATLES-DIG A PONY/GET BACK

RINGO STARR-IT DON'T COME EASY

THE BEATLES-TWIST & SHOUT

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

The week's Medley was suggested by West Des Moines listener Julie Thomas with the theme "Beatles Nonsense Syllables"

THE BEATLES-OB-LA-DI, OB-LA-DA

JOHN LENNON-YA-YA

GEORGE HARRISON-WAH-WAH

THE BEATLES-I AM THE WALRUS/SUN KING

PAUL MC CARTNEY-BIP BOP

JOHN LENNON-WALLS & BRIDGES

This week's Medley was suggested by Dave Koester from Carroll IA with the theme Let's Get Together

THE BEATLES-OH DARLING/FOR NO ONE/GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE

JOHN LENNON-WOMAN

THE BEATLES-GIRL/WHEN I'M 64/WHY DON'T WE DO IT IN THE ROAD

PAUL MC CARTNEY-MY VALENTINE

THE BEATLES-A HARD DAYS NIGHT/I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

The Beatles Medley March 1

Feb 28, 2015

This week's Medley originally aired 2/1/15. Check that week's playlist for a complete song list.

RINGO STARR-DRIFT AWAY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-DRIVING RAIN

THE BEATLES-KOMM, GIB MIR DEINE HAND/I'LL FOLLOW THE SUN/I FEEL FINE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-ALLIGATOR

JOHN LENNON-BE MY BABY

THE BEATLES-SLOW DOWN

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This week's Medley play list was submitted by Cedar Falls listener Patrick Ashwood

GEORGE HARRISON-THE BALLAD OF SIR FRANKIE CRISP

THE BEATLES-ONLY A NORTHERN SONG/BECAUSE/A DAY IN THE LIFE

RINGO STARR-OH MY MY

THE BEATLES-REVOLUTION I

JOHN LENNON-REMEMBER

THE BEATLES-12 BAR BLUES (EXCERPT)

THE BEATLES-I'LL BE BACK/DIZZIE MISS LIZZIE/IT'S ALL TOO MUCH

GEORGE HARRISON-ISN'T IT A PITY

THE BEATLES-GET BACK/YOU KNOW MY NAME

JOHN LENNON-MY MUMMY'S DEAD

THE BEATLES-HER MAJESTY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

This week's Medley was suggested by listener Paul DuBay who listens to IPR via streamed audio in San Antonio TX, using the theme "YOU".

THE BEATLES-YOU NEVER GIVE ME YOUR MONEY/YOU CAN'T DO THAT/FOR YOU BLUE

JOHN LENNON-WHATEVER GETS YOU THROUGH THE NIGHT

GEORGE HARRISON-GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-TO YOU

THE BEATLES-YOU WON'T SEE ME/ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

It's my birthday (Monday) Only SOME of these songs have something to do with my life! bd

THE BEATLES-BIRTHDAY/YER BLUES

JOHN LENNON-INSTANT KARMA

THE BEATLES-ACT NATURALLY/YESTERDAY

RINGO STARR-THE NO-NO SONG

THE BEATLES-A DAY IN THE LIFE

JOHN LENNON-(JUST LIKE) STARTING OVER

THE BEATLES-I WILL

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

PAUL MC CARTNEY-LET 'EM IN (DEMO)

WINGS-LET 'EM IN

RINGO STARR-VERTICAL MAN

WINGS-SALLY G/WALKING IN THE PARK WITH ELOISE

GEORGE HARRISON-LOVE COMES TO EVERYONE

WINGS-BRIDGE ON THE RIVER SUITE (EXCERPT)

This evening's Medley, suggested by Iowa City listener Penny McKean, originally aired 11/23. Check that day's listing for a complete song list

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)

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