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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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)

The Beatles Medley July 21

Jul 11, 2013

Every summer we go to the movies with The Fabs! All the songs on this week's Medley are taken from The Boys' movies.

The Beatles Medley July 14

Jun 22, 2013

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.

The Beatles Medley June 30

Jun 18, 2013

This week's medley was picked out by listener Dan Messerschmidt from Marion. It originally aired April 7.

The Beatles Medley July 7

Jun 12, 2013

Today is Ringo's 73rd birthday so the medley is all about the drummerman!

The Beatles Medley June 23

Jun 12, 2013

A totally at random medley that includes something from Ringo's All-Starr Band circa 1990 and Paul's Run Devil Run solo record

The Beatles Medley June 16

Jun 11, 2013

Tuesday (June 18) is Paul McCartney's 71st birthday. San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay has dedicated this medley of McCartney music to his favorite Beatle.

The Beatles Medley June 9

Jun 6, 2013

Every song is from vinyl recordings this week

The Beatles Medley May 26

May 19, 2013

This Memorial Day weekend, The Medley remembers John Lennon and George Harrison.

The Beatles Medley May 19

May 16, 2013

FABulous songs that I haven't played recently on The Medley

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