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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Some recent Beatle additions to my personal collection including 70s vinyl from George's Extra Texture LP and the Wings 3-record set Wings Over America plus selections from the Yellow Submarine Soundtrack.

An at random selection, post 1966, with a little Luck o' the Irish thrown in for St. Paddy's Day!

"Help!" "Money" "Can't Buy Me Love" but it can get you great radio shows on Iowa Public Radio! It's a fundraising edition of the medley. Fab Four Fans we need to hear from you, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! Pledge: 800-971-8815 or iowapublicradio.org

An unusual at random playlist with the 3rd song on each successive album comprising the 10 song medley

Cedar Rapids listener Ray Marshall picks out this week's medley, celebrating his favorite Beatles' birthday. George Harrison would have been 70 years old this weekend!

A late Valentine's present. A LUVly Medley this week.

The lads play live!

As we head into the final 6-8 weeks of winter, this week's medley listens to songs by the boys that were on the Billboard singles charts in February and March.

There was no listener submitted medley this week, so, left to my own devices, it's Songs With John Lennon As The Lead Singer!

This week's medley was picked out by San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay. It's a bright and sunny collection of tunes with all the song titles having the word "sun" in them!

I'm wrapping up my birthday weekend with a totally self indulgent medley, with each FAB song having some life experience relevance for me. It's a Happy Birthday Beatles Medley!

This week listener Don Sutherland stacks the medley with some of his favorites from 1969-71.

Paul McCartney has remastered and rereleased a lot of his early albums in 2012. This week's Medley is comprised of songs from the "Bonus Audio" CD that is included with each original release.

This medley originally aired 9/9/12

Beatle Christmas!

Tonight's medley was submitted by Iowa City listener Jim Dreier to commemorate his 40th wedding anniversary. Happy anniversary Jim and Lee!

This week centers on the period 1967-72, so, late Beatles as a band and early Beatles as solo artists

This medley originally aired 11/11/12

A Day In The Life of The Fabs

This medley originally aired 6/3/12

This week's medley was suggested by San Antonio TX listener Karen Grady as a remembrance of George Harrison, who died Nov. 29, 2001

No theme, just Free Form Fun with The Fabs!

This medley originally aired 10/14/12

This week centers on the period 1967-72, so, late Beatles as a band and early Beatles as solo artists

The Beatles as a cover band including The Fabs playing songs by Carl Perkins, Larry Williams, and Little Richard.

This show originally aired 9/30/12

A Halloween soundscape from The Fabs

Listener Tim Juhl from Greene IA has submitted a playlist focusing on great Beatle guitar riffs.

This show originally aired 9/16/12

No theme, just Free Form Fun with The Fabs!

The Fabs after 1994

This show originally aired 8/19/12

The Beatles as a cover band including The Fabs playing songs by Carl Perkins, Larry Williams, and Little Richard.

Summertime is the time for live music, so this week, it's The Fabs playing live, including shows in Stockholm Sweden 1963, The Hollywood Bowl 1965, and on the rooftop for the Let It Be album.

This medley originally aired 6/10/12

Listener Tim Juhl from Greene IA has submitted a playlist focusing on great Beatle guitar riffs.

Paul McCartney has remastered and rereleased a lot of his early albums in 2012. This week's Medley is comprised of songs from the "Bonus Audio" CD that is included with each original release.

Continuing the British Blues theme from Blue Avenue, it's The Beatles as a blues band!

This show originally aired 1/8/12

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