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AlphaBeatical

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A 12-to-Y trip through the Beatles’ song catalog.


The Beatles (White Album): Super Deluxe Edition
Feb 23, 2019 • 54 min
The boys are back together to discuss the re-released White Album.
The Spreadsheet Special
Jul 8, 2016 • 53 min
Join us as we crunch the numbers and release the spreadsheets.
248: Your Mother Should Know
May 20, 2016 • 26 min
Is this The End of the podcast? “Your Mother Should Know!”
247: You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away
May 18, 2016 • 23 min
Hey! We did a podcast about “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away!”
246: You’re Going to Lose That Girl
May 16, 2016 • 23 min
We make a point of discussing “You’re Going to Lose That Girl!”
245: You’ll Be Mine
May 13, 2016 • 12 min
The teenage Beatles goof around on “You’ll Be Mine!”
244: You Won’t See Me
May 11, 2016 • 19 min
You won’t know what you’re missing until you hear “You Won’t See Me!”
243: You Really Got a Hold on Me
May 9, 2016 • 24 min
We don’t like “You Really Got a Hold on Me” but did we love “You Really Got a Hold on Me?”
242: You Never Give Me Your Money
May 6, 2016 • 20 min
Paul upsets the Apple cart with “You Never Give Me Your Money!”
241: You Like Me Too Much
May 4, 2016 • 19 min
How much did we like “You Like Me To Much?” The answer may surprise you!
240: You Know What to Do
May 2, 2016 • 17 min
If you want to listen to us discuss a lost George song “You Know What to Do!”
239: You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)
Apr 29, 2016 • 21 min
Let’s hear it for “You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)!”
238: You Can’t Do That
Apr 27, 2016 • 17 min
What did we think of “You Can’t Do That?” I don’t know…
237: Yesterday
Apr 25, 2016 • 33 min
We take a listen to Paul looking back on “Yesterday!”
236: Yes It Is
Apr 22, 2016 • 17 min
Is this another podcast about a Beatles song? “Yes It Is!”
235: Yer Blues
Apr 20, 2016 • 20 min
Listen to oer thoughts on “Yer Blues!”
234: Yellow Submarine
Apr 18, 2016 • 28 min
In the town where I was born… Lived a man who sailed to sea… And he told us of this episode… About “Yellow Submarine”
233: Words of Love
Apr 15, 2016 • 18 min
Hey, Buddy, listen to our podcast about “Words of Love!”
232: Within You Without You
Apr 13, 2016 • 29 min
We were talking about the love between us all and “Within You Without You!”
231: With a Little Help from My Friends
Apr 11, 2016 • 20 min
Billy Shears gets by “With A Little Help From My Friends!”
230: Wild Honey Pie
Apr 8, 2016 • 16 min
She’s driving him crazy but Paul still loves his “Wild Honey Pie!”
229: Why Don’t We Do It in the Road?
Apr 6, 2016 • 19 min
Paul asks the musical question “Why Don’t We Do It In the Road?”
228: While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Apr 4, 2016 • 28 min
Eric Clapton gleefully plays “While My Guitar Gently Weeps!”
NickelYak 90: When We Stand Together
Apr 1, 2016 • 9 min
It’s a sad day in NickelYak land… and ironically enough it’s time to cover “When We Stand Together”
227: When I’m Sixty-Four
Mar 31, 2016 • 20 min
We’ll still be talking about the Beatles “When I’m Sixty-Four!”
226: When I Get Home
Mar 29, 2016 • 17 min
Let’s talk about The Beatles “When I Get Home!”
225: What’s The New Mary Jane
Mar 25, 2016 • 21 min
What a shame The Beatles never released “What’s the New Mary Jane!”
224: What You’re Doing
Mar 23, 2016 • 17 min
If you’re not too busy Paul wants to know “What You’re Doing”
223: What Goes On
Mar 21, 2016 • 23 min
Ringo asks the musical question “What Goes On?”
222: We Can Work It Out
Mar 17, 2016 • 18 min
Do we have to keep on talking till we can’t go on about “We Can Work It Out?”
221: Wait
Mar 15, 2016 • 17 min
Just “Wait” until you listen to this podcast about a song from Rubber Soul!
220: Two of Us
Mar 10, 2016 • 23 min
You and me burning matches, lifting latches and talking about “Two of Us!”
219: Twist and Shout
Mar 8, 2016 • 23 min
Those of you in the cheaper seats clap your hands, the rest of you just listen to us review “Twist and Shout!”
218: Tomorrow Never Knows
Mar 4, 2016 • 28 min
Turn off your mind, relax and listen to us talk about “Tomorrow Never Knows!”
217: Till There Was You
Mar 2, 2016 • 19 min
Paul takes center stage to perform “Till There Was You!”
216: Ticket to Ride
Feb 29, 2016 • 18 min
I think I’m gonna be sad if “Ticket to Ride” doesn’t make the Hall of Fame!
215: Three Cool Cats
Feb 26, 2016 • 17 min
Find out if we really fell in love with “Three Cool Cats”
214: This Boy
Feb 24, 2016 • 18 min
There’s something about “This Boy”…
213: Think for Yourself
Feb 22, 2016 • 18 min
Want to know how we feel about this song? Hear what we “Think for Yourself”
212: Things We Said Today
Feb 19, 2016 • 19 min
Paul nostalgically reflects on “Things We Said Today!”
211: There’s a Place
Feb 17, 2016 • 19 min
“There’s a Place” to talk about The Beatles and it’s right here on the podcast!
210: The Word
Feb 15, 2016 • 20 min
Have you heard our podcast about “The Word?”
209: The Sheik of Araby
Feb 12, 2016 • 19 min
George starts his exploration of eastern cultures with “The Sheik of Araby!”
208: The Night Before
Feb 10, 2016 • 23 min
Hear the things we said today about “The Night Before!”
207: The Long and Winding Road
Feb 8, 2016 • 28 min
We harp on “The Long and Winding Road!”
206: The Inner Light
Feb 5, 2016 • 25 min
Just let me hear some of that rolling raga music and “The Inner Light!”
205: The Fool on the Hill
Feb 3, 2016 • 31 min
Paul lets loose the flutes with “The Fool on the Hill!”
204: The End
Feb 1, 2016 • 25 min
That drum solo can only mean “The End!”
203: The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill
Jan 29, 2016 • 23 min
Gather around to hear the podcast about “The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill”
202: The Ballad of John and Yoko
Jan 27, 2016 • 25 min
Golly, you know it ain’t easy to do a podcast about “The Ballad of John and Yoko!”
201: That’ll Be the Day
Jan 25, 2016 • 21 min
A Beatles record from 1958? “That’ll Be the Day”
200: That Means a Lot
Jan 22, 2016 • 19 min
The Beatles gave this song to P.J. Proby and “That Means A Lot!”
199: Thank You Girl
Jan 20, 2016 • 15 min
If you listen to today’s podcast all we can say is “Thank You Girl!”
198: Tell Me Why
Jan 18, 2016 • 18 min
“Tell Me Why” we’re talking about this early Beatles song on the podcast today!
197: Tell Me What You See
Jan 15, 2016 • 20 min
Paul punches the clock with “Tell Me What You See!”
196: Teddy Boy
Jan 13, 2016 • 20 min
Which of the Beatles found “Teddy Boy” unbearable? The answer might surprise you but probably not!
195: Taxman
Jan 11, 2016 • 32 min
Anybody got a bit of money? Keep it away from the “Taxman!”
194: Sun King
Jan 8, 2016 • 26 min
Everybody’s laughing, but is everybody happy with “Sun King?”
193: Strawberry Fields Forever
Jan 6, 2016 • 33 min
It’s getting hard to talk about “Strawberry Fields Forever” but it all works out
192: Step Inside Love/Los Paranoias
Jan 4, 2016 • 20 min
Please come join us discussing “Step Inside Love/Los Paranoias!”
191: Something
Jan 1, 2016 • 26 min
A podcast about “Something”
190: Slow Down
Dec 30, 2015 • 20 min
The Beatles “Slow Down” and cover some classic Larry Williams
189: Sie Liebt Dich
Dec 28, 2015 • 18 min
Die Beatles sind glücklich, zu spielen “She Loves You!”
188: Shout
Dec 24, 2015 • 21 min
Play this podcast about “Shout!” a little bit softer, then a little bit louder
187: She’s Leaving Home
Dec 22, 2015 • 19 min
She said she said she’s a woman but now “She’s Leaving Home!”
186: She’s a Woman
Dec 18, 2015 • 21 min
Paul confirms that in addition to not being a peasant “She’s a Woman”
185: She Said She Said
Dec 16, 2015 • 21 min
Listen to what we said we said about “She Said She Said!”
184: She Loves You
Dec 14, 2015 • 23 min
Do we love “She Loves You?” Yes! Yes! Yes!
183: She Came in Through the Bathroom Window
Dec 11, 2015 • 21 min
We quit the police department and got ourselves a steady job talking about “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window!”
182: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
Dec 9, 2015 • 24 min
We’re sorry but it’s time to go discuss “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band (Reprise)!”
181: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Dec 7, 2015 • 27 min
It’s wonderful to be here discussing “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band!”
180: Sexy Sadie
Dec 4, 2015 • 31 min
John Lennon gets mad at “Sexy Sadie!”
179: Searchin’
Dec 2, 2015 • 22 min
The Beatles are “Searchin’” for a recording contract but will this Coasters cover close the case?
178: Savoy Truffle
Nov 30, 2015 • 22 min
George warns us all about the importance of good oral hygiene with “Savoy Truffle!”
177: Run for Your Life
Nov 27, 2015 • 21 min
John Lennon is coming to get you, little girl, so “Run For Your Life!”
176: Roll Over Beethoven
Nov 25, 2015 • 21 min
Today we “Roll Over Beethoven” and decide whether it should be chucked or buried!
175: Rocky Raccoon
Nov 23, 2015 • 25 min
Somewhere in the black steel canyons of Manhattan we recorded a podcast about “Rocky Raccoon!”
174: Rock and Roll Music
Nov 19, 2015 • 37 min
Any old time you use it, it’s gotta be our episode about “Rock and Roll Music”
173: Rip It Up/Shake, Rattle, and Roll/Blue Suede Shoes
Nov 17, 2015 • 27 min
Well, it’s one for the money, two for the show about “Rip It Up/Shake, Rattle, and Roll/Blue Suede Shoes”
172: Revolution 9
Nov 13, 2015 • 28 min
Turn us on, deadman, because we did a podcast about “Revolution 9!”
171: Revolution 1
Nov 11, 2015 • 24 min
We ba-oom-shoobee-doo-wop about “Revolution 1!”
170: Revolution
Nov 9, 2015 • 23 min
You say you want a podcast about “Revolution?” All right!
169: Real Love
Nov 5, 2015 • 28 min
The Threetles come together for “Real Love!”
168: Rain
Nov 3, 2015 • 32 min
We slip into the shade and drink our lemonade while listening to “Rain!”
167: Polythene Pam
Oct 30, 2015 • 22 min
If she’s attractively built and wearing a kilt it can only be “Polythene Pam!”
166: Please Please Me
Oct 28, 2015 • 28 min
John plays a little bit of mouth organ on the rousing “Please Please Me!”
165: Please Mr. Postman
Oct 26, 2015 • 25 min
“Please Mr. Postman” listen to our podcast about the Beatles covering The Marvelettes!
164: Piggies
Oct 22, 2015 • 20 min
George looks down on the filthy sties of “Piggies!”
163: Penny Lane
Oct 20, 2015 • 46 min
Paul looks back on the suburban skies of “Penny Lane!”
162: Paperback Writer
Oct 15, 2015 • 31 min
Paul writes a song about a writer writing a letter about becoming a “Paperback Writer!”
161: P.S. I Love You
Oct 13, 2015 • 17 min
Paul writes a song about writing a letter in “P.S. I Love You!”
160: Only a Northern Song
Oct 9, 2015 • 21 min
George writes a song about the business of writing songs in “Only a Northern Song”
159: One After 909
Oct 7, 2015 • 20 min
The Beatles pick up their bags and head to the roof for a little “One After 909!”
158: Old Brown Shoe
Oct 5, 2015 • 21 min
George explores the duality of the sole with “Old Brown Shoe”
157: Oh! Darling
Oct 2, 2015 • 24 min
Paul nearly broke down and died when he heard us talk about “Oh! Darling”
156: Octopus’s Garden
Sep 30, 2015 • 30 min
We would be so happy, you and me, if you’d listen to our podcast about “Octopus’s Garden!”
155: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Sep 28, 2015 • 32 min
Will “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” leave you happy ever after or make you wish you stayed at home?
154: Nowhere Man
Sep 25, 2015 • 20 min
Please listen to our podcast about “Nowhere Man!” You don’t know what you’re missing!
153: Not Guilty
Sep 24, 2015 • 14 min
We don’t want to upset the apple cart, but we’re talking about “Not Guilty!”
152: Not a Second Time
Sep 23, 2015 • 18 min
I see no use in wondering why we’re talking about “Not a Second Time!”
151: Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
Sep 22, 2015 • 26 min
We once had a podcast about “Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown).” Isn’t it good?
150: No Reply
Sep 21, 2015 • 23 min
I nearly died when we talked about “No Reply!”
149: My Bonnie
Sep 17, 2015 • 17 min
We take a break from the Beatles to take a listen to “My Bonnie” by Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers!
148: Mr. Moonlight
Sep 15, 2015 • 19 min
Does “Mr. Moonlight” make you howl or leave you barking mad?
147: Mother Nature’s Son
Sep 11, 2015 • 19 min
He may be a billionaire now but this poor young country boy will always be “Mother Nature’s Son!”
146: Moonlight Bay
Sep 9, 2015 • 23 min
The Beatles goof around and sail along “Moonlight Bay” with Morecambe and Wise!
145: Money (That’s What I Want)
Sep 7, 2015 • 26 min
The best things in life are free and so is our podcast about “Money (That’s What I Want)!”
144: Misery
Sep 4, 2015 • 22 min
Out of desperation we take a stand on “Misery!”
143: Michelle
Sep 2, 2015 • 17 min
A podcast a propos de la chanson des Beatles “Michelle!”
142: Mean Mr. Mustard
Aug 31, 2015 • 18 min
We get to the bottom of “Mean Mr. Mustard!”
141: Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
Aug 28, 2015 • 19 min
It took us 95 takes but we finally did a podcast about “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer!”
140: Matchbox
Aug 26, 2015 • 20 min
Ringo takes Carl Perkins’s “Matchbox” out for a spin!
139: Martha My Dear
Aug 24, 2015 • 17 min
Paul lets the dog out and her name is “Martha My Dear!”
138: Mailman, Bring Me No More Blues
Aug 21, 2015 • 24 min
Should “Mailman, Bring Me No More Blues” be marked Return to Sender or given the sack?
137: Magical Mystery Tour
Aug 19, 2015 • 27 min
Step right this way for a chat about “Magical Mystery Tour!”
136: Maggie Mae
Aug 17, 2015 • 22 min
The boys revive a traditional ode to working women with “Maggie Mae!”
135: Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
Aug 14, 2015 • 20 min
Julian Lennon sends us on a trip with “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds!”
134: Lovely Rita
Aug 12, 2015 • 17 min
Paul loves a woman in uniform, especially if it’s “Lovely Rita!”
133: Love You To
Aug 10, 2015 • 21 min
Do you want to hear us discuss George’s first foray into Indian music? We’d “Love You To!”
132: Love Me Do
Aug 7, 2015 • 22 min
Ringo, Andy and Pete record their debut hit “Love me do!”
131: Long, Long, Long
Aug 5, 2015 • 16 min
We hit the bottle and spend a “Long, Long, Long” time discussing this George number!
130: Long Tall Sally
Aug 3, 2015 • 25 min
We’re gonna have some fun tonight with “Long tall Sally!”
129: Little Child
Jul 31, 2015 • 16 min
Baby, we aren’t kidding when we say that the Beatles recorded a song called “Little Child!”
128: Like Dreamers Do
Jul 29, 2015 • 13 min
Paul auditions to be a rock star “Like Dreamers Do!”
127: Let It Be
Jul 27, 2015 • 31 min
Mary McCartney urges her son to “Let It Be!”
126: Lend Me Your Comb
Jul 24, 2015 • 15 min
Brush up on your personal grooming with “Lend Me Your Comb!”
125: Leave My Kitten Alone
Jul 22, 2015 • 17 min
Is “Leave My Kitten Alone” a cool cat or were the Beatles right to scratch it from B4$?
124: Lady Madonna
Jul 20, 2015 • 25 min
The boys get into the groove of “Lady Madonna” before these lucky stars go on holiday!
123: Komm Gib Mir Deine Hand
Jul 16, 2015 • 15 min
Die Beatles singen “I Want To Hold Your Hand ” — auf Deutsch!
122: Kansas City/Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey
Jul 14, 2015 • 18 min
Paul gives us a little Richard on “Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey Hey”
121: Junk
Jul 9, 2015 • 16 min
Paul sings about bicycles for two and other “Junk”
120: Julia
Jul 7, 2015 • 22 min
John Lennon’s ode to motherhood “Julia”
119: It’s Only Love
Jul 3, 2015 • 17 min
Late-early Beatles classic or bland filler? Either way, “It’s Only Love!”
118: It’s All Too Much
Jul 1, 2015 • 18 min
George chronicles his experiments with birthday cake and tea on “It’s All Too Much”
117: It Won’t Be Long
Jun 29, 2015 • 19 min
It won’t be long until you download today’s podcast about “It Won’t Be Long!”
116: In Spite of All the Danger
Jun 26, 2015 • 19 min
Young Paul and George attempt a collabo “In Spite of All the Danger”!
115: In My Life
Jun 24, 2015 • 21 min
John looks at the lovers and friends who went before “In My Life”!
114: If You’ve Got Trouble
Jun 22, 2015 • 18 min
You can listen to our discussion of a lost Ringo song “If You’ve Got Trouble”!
113: If I Needed Someone
Jun 19, 2015 • 15 min
George just isn’t that into you as he croons “If I Needed Someone”
112: If I Fell
Jun 17, 2015 • 16 min
John contemplates taking the plunge with “If I Fell”!
111: I’ve Just Seen a Face
Jun 15, 2015 • 16 min
“I’ve Just Seen a Face” and that face is you listening to us on the podcast.
110: I’ve Got a Feeling
Jun 12, 2015 • 18 min
“I’ve Got a Feeling” we’re discussing the final true Lennon/McCartney song!
109: I’m So Tired
Jun 10, 2015 • 17 min
The Empire Strikes Back of John’s laziness trilogy: “I’m So Tired!”
108: I’m Only Sleeping
Jun 8, 2015 • 18 min
Paul may be greeting the sunshine but “I’m Only Sleeping!”
107: I’m Looking Through You
Jun 5, 2015 • 15 min
We’re listening to Paul sing “I’m Looking Through You!”
106: I’m Happy Just to Dance with You
Jun 3, 2015 • 15 min
George gets the hand-me-downs but “I’m Happy Just to Dance With You”!
105: I’m Down
Jun 1, 2015 • 14 min
Paul gives us a little Richard when he belts “I’m Down!”
104: I’m a Loser
May 29, 2015 • 18 min
Emo John drops the c-word in “I’m a Loser!”
103: I’ll Get You
May 27, 2015 • 15 min
We’ll get you to listen to our podcast about “I’ll Get You!”
102: I’ll Follow the Sun
May 25, 2015 • 16 min
Paul travels back to 1959 to write “I’ll Follow the Sun!”
101: I’ll Cry Instead
May 22, 2015 • 18 min
I would be delighted if you listened to the podcast but if you don’t “I’ll Cry Instead!”
100: I’ll Be Back
May 20, 2015 • 20 min
He didn’t want to spoil the party but now John vows “I’ll Be Back!”
99: I Will
May 18, 2015 • 24 min
Hands up, who’s going to listen to our podcast about “I Will?”
98: I Want You (She’s So Heavy)
May 15, 2015 • 24 min
John ponders the life of the drowning man with “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)”
97: I Want to Tell You
May 13, 2015 • 17 min
We want to tell you about George’s dissonant “I Want to Tell You!”
96: I Want to Hold Your Hand
May 11, 2015 • 25 min
We can’t hide, we can’t hide, we can’t hide our podcast about “I Want to Hold Your Hand!”
95: I Wanna Be Your Man
May 8, 2015 • 17 min
Time is on Ringo’s side when he sings “I Wanna Be Your Man”
94: I Should Have Known Better
May 6, 2015 • 18 min
John gets wobbly and admits “I Should Have Known Better!”
93: I Saw Her Standing There
May 4, 2015 • 19 min
You know what we mean when we discuss “I Saw Her Standing There!”
92: I Need You
May 1, 2015 • 14 min
We need you to listen to us talk about “I Need You!”
91: I Me Mine
Apr 29, 2015 • 13 min
George hangs on to his ego on “I Me Mine!”
90: I Feel Fine
Apr 27, 2015 • 19 min
Having left that dud of a party John announces “I Feel Fine!”
89: I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party
Apr 24, 2015 • 19 min
Eager to spoil the party, emo John announces “I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party”
88: I Call Your Name
Apr 22, 2015 • 15 min
“I Call Your Name” and it must be Will Ferrell.
87: I Am the Walrus
Apr 20, 2015 • 24 min
Hear our textpert opinion on “I Am the Walrus”
86: How Do You Do It?
Apr 17, 2015 • 15 min
The Beatles lost first single will have you asking “How Do You Do It?”
85: Honey Pie
Apr 15, 2015 • 13 min
Paul goes wild for his “Honey Pie!”
84: Honey Don’t
Apr 13, 2015 • 14 min
We may rock on one time for Ringo but “Honey Don’t!”
83: Hold Me Tight
Apr 10, 2015 • 15 min
We shrug and fill out the week with “Hold Me Tight!”
82: Hey Jude
Apr 8, 2015 • 25 min
We clap our hands and sing Paul McCartney’s bloody song “Hey Jude!”
81: Hey Bulldog
Apr 6, 2015 • 16 min
If you’re lonely you can listen to us talk about “Hey Bulldog!”
80: Here, There and Everywhere
Apr 3, 2015 • 14 min
Paul spends some time poolside and winds up “Here, There and Everywhere!”
79: Here Comes the Sun
Apr 1, 2015 • 24 min
Here comes George’s tune “Here Comes the Sun!”
73: Hey Girl
Apr 1, 2015 • 18 min
Justin shows off his knowledge of shoes in “Hey Girl!”
78: Her Majesty
Mar 30, 2015 • 18 min
“Her Majesty” is a pretty nice song but should it have been left off Abbey Ro
77: Helter Skelter
Mar 27, 2015 • 19 min
The Beatles explore the nature of The Who when they climb to the top of “Helter Skelter!”
76: Help!
Mar 25, 2015 • 20 min
John explores the nature of despair when he cries for “Help!”
75: Hello, Goodbye
Mar 23, 2015 • 20 min
Paul explores the nature of duality when he says “Hello, Goodbye”
74: Hello Little Girl
Mar 20, 2015 • 13 min
Goodbye, Pete Best, “Hello Little Girl!”
73: Happiness is a Warm Gun
Mar 18, 2015 • 15 min
Nobody will do you no harm when you get a fix of “Happiness is a Warm Gun!”
72: Hallelujah, I Love Her So
Mar 16, 2015 • 15 min
The Beatles get waaaay back but did we love “Hallelujah, I Love Her So?”
71: Got to Get You Into My Life
Mar 13, 2015 • 17 min
Paul chronicles the life of an addict in the harrowing “Got to Get You Into My Life”
70: Good Night
Mar 11, 2015 • 17 min
Ringo greets the evening by tucking in Julian Lennon and singing “Good Night”
69: Good Morning, Good Morning
Mar 9, 2015 • 15 min
John greets the day with nothing to say (and it’s okay) about “Good Morning, Good Morning!”
68: Good Day Sunshine
Mar 6, 2015 • 18 min
Paul greets the day and feels good in a special way about “Good Day Sunshine!”
67: Golden Slumbers
Mar 4, 2015 • 18 min
Talk of “Golden Slumbers” will fill your ears on today’s show.
66: Glass Onion
Mar 2, 2015 • 20 min
Put down that acrylic artichoke and peel back the layers of “Glass Onion” instead
65: Girl
Feb 27, 2015 • 17 min
Is there anybody going to listen to our podcast about “Girl?” After all this time guest star Matt Fazzi doesn’t know why.
64: Getting Better
Feb 25, 2015 • 19 min
I have to admit today’s song is “Getting Better” featuring guest Matt Fazzi on lead stab.
63: Get Back
Feb 23, 2015 • 23 min
The Beatles “Get Back” at least five ways, with Billy Preston. Guest star Matt Fazzi!
62: From Me to You
Feb 20, 2015 • 15 min
Between you and me we’re talking “From Me to You”
61: Free as a Bird
Feb 18, 2015 • 21 min
The ghost of John Lennon stops by to say ‘ello on the controversial “Free as a Bird!”
60: For You Blue
Feb 16, 2015 • 14 min
George has some blues for you: “For You Blue”. Rhythm and blues!
59: For No One
Feb 13, 2015 • 14 min
Why did it die? “For No One.”
58: Flying
Feb 11, 2015 • 18 min
Take a trip with the Beatles when they go “Flying!”
57: Fixing A Hole
Feb 9, 2015 • 17 min
If you aren’t sure if the song is about carpentry or the horrors of addiction it can only be “Fixing a Hole!”
56: Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby
Feb 6, 2015 • 9 min
Carl Harrison can’t keep the honeys away as he boasts “Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby”
55: Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey
Feb 5, 2015 • 17 min
John horses around on the frantic “Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey”
54: Every Little Thing
Feb 4, 2015 • 12 min
Today we bring up every little thing about “Every Little Thing” with special guest Mrs. The Retailer!
53: Eleanor Rigby
Feb 3, 2015 • 13 min
“Eleanor Rigby” looks back to a time when people used to mend socks.
52: Eight Days a Week
Feb 2, 2015 • 12 min
Do we have anything but love for “Eight Days a Week?”
51: Drive My Car
Jan 30, 2015 • 14 min
Paul foreshadows his own looming death with “Drive My Car!”
50: Don’t Pass Me By
Jan 28, 2015 • 17 min
Ringo makes his writing debut with the fiddlefied “Don’t Pass Me By!”
49: Don’t Let Me Down
Jan 26, 2015 • 18 min
John takes to the rooftops to shout “Don’t Let Me Down!”
48: Don’t Bother Me
Jan 23, 2015 • 12 min
George begs for privacy in the plaintive “Don’t Bother Me”!
47: Doctor Robert
Jan 21, 2015 • 12 min
Well, well, well you’ll be feeling fine after listening to our discussion of “Doctor Robert”
46: Do You Want to Know a Secret
Jan 19, 2015 • 14 min
George asks the musical question “Do You Want to Know a Secret?” The answer may leave you stunned. Shocked and stunned.
45: Dizzy Miss Lizzy
Jan 16, 2015 • 11 min
The boys dig into the old cover bag for their take on Larry Williams’s “Dizzy Miss Lizzy!”
44: Dig It
Jan 14, 2015 • 10 min
The Beatles jam out but some of us “Dig It” more than others.
43: Dig a Pony
Jan 12, 2015 • 10 min
It’s a week of digging as John Lennon reminds us that in addition to picking a moondog and rolling a stony, he will, on occasion, “Dig a Pony!”
42: Devil In Her Heart
Jan 9, 2015 • 9 min
George displays his early interest in spirituality with his version of “Devil In Her Heart”
41: Dear Prudence
Jan 7, 2015 • 10 min
Look around round round round round and you’ll notice Ringo.
40: Day Tripper
Jan 5, 2015 • 15 min
Unlike other Beatle podcasts AlphaBeatical takes you all the way there. “Day Tripper?” Yeah!
39: Cry for a Shadow
Jan 2, 2015 • 14 min
PETE BEST ALERT! Today we’re tackling what is easily everyone’s favorite Lennon/Harrison instrumental “Cry for a Shadow!”
38: Cry Baby Cry
Dec 31, 2014 • 15 min
You’re old enough to know better but you’ll listen to us discuss “Cry Baby Cry” nevertheless.
37: Come Together
Dec 29, 2014 • 17 min
We come together to discuss another Beatles song! (Warning: side effects include: Joo-joo eyeballs, monkey finger and hair down to your knee.)
36: Come and Get It
Dec 26, 2014 • 14 min
Paul demos his song “Come and Get It” for Badfinger but guest Tony Thaxton worries there must be a catch.
35: Christmas Time (Is Here Again)
Dec 24, 2014 • 20 min
Tony Thaxton joins us to wish you a feliz navidad now that “Christmastime (is Here Again)”
34: Chains
Dec 22, 2014 • 12 min
Tony Thaxton steps in for a frank talk about “Chains”
33: Cayenne
Dec 19, 2014 • 11 min
Now we go to the McCartney family living room where Jim’s son Paul and his friends from school play their instrumental “Cayenne.”
32: Carry That Weight
Dec 17, 2014 • 14 min
The Beatles cash in on the work-out craze as they urge you to “Carry That Weight”
31: Can’t Buy Me Love
Dec 15, 2014 • 11 min
Paul lets you know love don’t cost a thing when you “Can’t Buy Me Love”
30: Boys
Dec 12, 2014 • 11 min
Ringo stars in this cover of The Shirelles “Boys”
29: Blue Jay Way
Dec 10, 2014 • 10 min
Bird week continues as George shows us how to do it the “Blue Jay Way”
28: Blackbird
Dec 8, 2014 • 12 min
All your life you were only waiting for the moment to arrive when we’d discuss “Blackbird”
27: Birthday
Dec 5, 2014 • 15 min
What do Martin Van Buren, Walt Disney and Werner Heisenberg have in common? The answer may shock you. Also, Joe Dator is here to discuss “Birthday”
26: Besame Mucho
Dec 3, 2014 • 12 min
PETE BEST ALERT! Paul goes Latin and begs “Besame Mucho.” Joe Dator es aqui, tambien!
25: Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!
Dec 1, 2014 • 19 min
And now, in the center ring, “Jumping Joe” Dator joins us for a death-defying discussion of the senses-shattering spectacle of “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!”
24: Because
Nov 28, 2014 • 11 min
Why should you listen to today’s AlphaBeatical? The answer may surprise you.
23: Bad Boy
Nov 26, 2014 • 8 min
We’re back under the covers as John sings Larry Williams’s “Bad Boy”
22: Back in the U.S.S.R.
Nov 24, 2014 • 13 min
The Beatles channel Brian Wilson when they get “Back in the U.S.S.R.”
21: Baby’s in Black
Nov 21, 2014 • 10 min
Baby week concludes with the dark waltz “Baby’s in Black”
20: Baby, You’re a Rich Man
Nov 19, 2014 • 11 min
The Beatles offer clues to their secret buried treasure in “Baby, You’re a Rich Man”
19: Baby It’s You
Nov 17, 2014 • 8 min
We recorded today’s podcast with one listener in mind and “Baby, It’s You!”
18: Ask Me Why
Nov 14, 2014 • 10 min
Another podcast for you-woo-woo-woo-woo as the boys tackle “Ask Me Why”
17: Any Time at All
Nov 12, 2014 • 12 min
The scoundrel Paul might have another girl but you can call John Lennon “Anytime at All”
16: Another Girl
Nov 10, 2014 • 11 min
Paul doesn’t need any Help because he’s got “Another Girl”
15: Anna (Go to Him)
Nov 7, 2014 • 9 min
All of your life you’ve been searching for a podcast discussing the Beatles covering “Anna (Go to Him)”
14: And Your Bird Can Sing
Nov 5, 2014 • 11 min
The ratings controversy continues as Alex declares “And Your Bird Can Sing” bigger than Jesus.
13: And I Love Her
Nov 3, 2014 • 10 min
Not everyone on the podcast loves “And I Love Her”
12: All You Need is Love
Oct 31, 2014 • 14 min
All you need is love and this podcast discussing the Beatles hippie anthem “All You Need is Love”
11: All Together Now
Oct 29, 2014 • 11 min
Sail the ship, chop the tree, skip the rope, listen to us discuss “All Together Now”
10: All Things Must Pass
Oct 27, 2014 • 11 min
Is it a pity The Beatles decided to pass on “All Things Must Pass?”
9: All My Loving
Oct 24, 2014 • 9 min
Paul takes some time away from pretending to kiss you to send you “All My Loving”
8: All I’ve Got to Do
Oct 22, 2014 • 10 min
What detail did John Lennon include in this song to appeal to American listeners? “All I’ve Got to Do” is download the podcast and find out!
7: Ain’t She Sweet
Oct 20, 2014 • 11 min
The Beatles get way back as they cover the 1927 chestnut “Ain’t She Sweet” - featuring Pete Best on drums!
6: Act Naturally
Oct 17, 2014 • 12 min
The Beatles go country as Ringo takes a starring role in “Act Naturally!”
5: Across the Universe
Oct 15, 2014 • 11 min
Our thoughts meander like a restless wind in a letterbox so we must be discussing “Across the Universe!”
4: A Taste of Honey
Oct 13, 2014 • 8 min
The Beatles break out the show tunes! Is their cover of “A Taste of Honey” sweet or a boo boo?
3: A Hard Day’s Night
Oct 10, 2014 • 13 min
The boys work like dogs to bring you today’s podcast about “A Hard Day’s Night”
2: A Day in the Life
Oct 8, 2014 • 12 min
Controversy strikes as we review “A Day in the Life” from the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
1: 12-Bar Original
Oct 6, 2014 • 12 min
We start our coverage with the song “12-Bar Original”, as heard on Anthology 2