Beatles Medley

Sundays at 6:30 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One

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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We celebrate George's birthday

THE BEATLES-DON'T BOTHER ME/I'M HAPPY JUST TO DANCE WITH YOU/I NEED YOU

GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THINGS MUST PASS

THE BEATLES-IF I NEEDED SOMEONE/TAXMAN/FOR YOU BLUE

GEORGE HARRISON-WHEN WE WAS FAB

THE BEATLES-WITHIN YOU WITHOUT YOU

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Tonight's medley was suggested by Iowa City listener Penny McKean with the theme "Beatles For The Birds"

THE BEATLES-BLUE JAY WAY/AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING/BLACKBIRD

GEORGE HARRISON-BALTIMORE ORIOLE

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-BLUE BIRD

THE BEATLES-FREE AS A BIRD

PAUL MC CARTNEY-BYE BYE BLACKBIRD

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

This week's medley was suggested by Cedar Rapids listener Matt Brandt

THE BEATLES-YOU'VE GOT TO HIDE YOUR LOVE AWAY/THINGS WE SAID TODAY

GEORGE HARRISON-WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS

RINGO STARR-IT DON'T COME EASY

JOHN LENNON-INSTANT KARMA

WINGS-JUNIOR'S FARM

GEORGE HARRISON-IF NOT FOR YOU

RINGO STARR-MATCH BOX

BEATLES-FLYING (ECERPT)

The Fabs play live!

THE BEATLES-I'LL GET YOU/FROM ME TO YOU/SHE LOVES YOU

JOHN LENNON-BLUE SUEDE SHOES

THE BEATLES-SHE'S A WOMAN/DIZZY MISS LIZZIE/TICKET TO RIDE

GEORGE HARRISON-SOMETHING

THE BEATLES-HELP/EVERYBODY'S TRYING TO BE MY BABY

This week's medley was suggested by Rebecca Raw from Solon IA

THE BEATLES-HER MAJESTY

THE TRAVELING WILBURY'S-HANDLE WITH CARE/END OF THE LINE

THE BEATLES-FOR YOU BLUE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-THAT WOULD BE SOMETHING/DANCE TONIGHT

THE BEATLES-BLACKBIRD

JOHN LENNON-IMAGINE/MOTHER

THE BEATLES-NORWEIGAN WOOD

THE BEATLES-FLAYING (EXCERPT)

This week's Medley was picked out by Iowa City listener Jim McKean with the theme"Night & Day With The Beatles"

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-DAYTIME NIGHTIME SUFFERING

THE BEATLES-DAY TRIPPER/THE NIGHT BEFORE/GOOD DAY SUNSHINE

JOHN LENNON-WHATEVER GETS YOU THRU THE NIGHT

THE BEATLES-8 DAYS A WEEK

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-GOODNIGHT TONIGHT

GEORGE HARRISON-THE DAY THE WORLD GETS ROUND

THE BEATLES-A HARD DAYS NIGHT

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

The final of my weekend "It's My Birthday And I'll Play What I Want To" shows, with the tunes heavy on the early Fabs and early solo careers

THE BEATLES-DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/MISERY/FROM ME TO YOU

GEORGE HARRISON-I DIG LOVE

THE BEATLES-THANK YOU GIRL/I'LL GET YOU/THIS BOY

RINGO STARR-BACK OFF BOOGALOO

THE BEATLES-BIRTHDAY/A DAY IN THE LIFE

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

It's Beatle Christmas time! In addition to solo Holiday songs from Paul and Ringo, we'll hear the Beatle Fan Club messages of 1965 and 1969.

We alternate between the newest Beatle releases: BBC Live Vol. 2 and Paul McCartney's "New"

33 years ago, Dec. 8, 1980, John Lennon was murdered outside of his New York City apartment. I was on the air at the time. This week's medley remembers Lennon and that night.

This week's medley was picked out by IPR listeners Carol Kress from Gladbrook and Doug Ruby from Lincoln NE

This week's medley was picked out by Independence IA listener Mark Hoover with the theme "Songs that present a question".

This evenings Beatle playlist was picked out by Quad Cities listener Adam Gustafson.

This medley originally aired 9/15/13

We alternate songs from Paul McCartney's NEW cd with songs from his career with Wings and The Beatles

This evening's medley was picked out by Tony Venuto who listens to IPR from his home in Mt. Vernon IA

This medley originally aired 9/22/13

A Beatle Halloween Soundscape

This medley originally aired for Halloween 2011

A Halloween soundscape for this week's medley.

This medley originally aired for Halloween 2011

This week's song list comes from San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay with the theme "Advice, Statements, and Suggestions"

A fundraising edition of The Medley including Paul McCartney's new single

We alternate back and forth between the two surviving Fabs, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr

This program originally aired August 25

We alternate back and forth between the two surviving Fabs, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr

This medley originally aired 8/25/13

This evening's medley was picked out by Tony Venuto who listens to IPR from his home in Mt. Vernon IA

This evenings Beatle playlist was picked out by Quad Cities listener Adam Gustafson.

Everything is from the Anthologies!

The Fabs as a "working band". Songs about work or at least the word work in the title or lyric for this Labor Day weekend edition of the medley.

We alternate back and forth between the two surviving Fabs, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr

This week's medley was picked out by San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay with the theme: Then & Later, featuring songs first done by The Beatles and later redone by one of the boys in his solo career.

This medley originally aired 7/14/13

It's Aug. 11. The medley is comprised of the 11th selection from each of the discs used on the show!

This week's theme is 2 X 4 (two by four) Two songs by each of the four Fabs, one song sung by each Beatle with the band, one song from their solo career.

The Beatles Medley July 28

Jul 11, 2013

Beatle obscurities! (this medley originally aired 4/14/13)

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