Breakfast with the Beatles

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‘Rubber Soul’ and the Beatles’ Maturation: Breakfast With The Beatles Roundtable

“Rubber Soul” marked a transition for the Beatles. They brought in a whole new array of musical influences and began to establish themselves as great artists, and more than just pop stars. That’s the topic for this week’s roundtable.

04/11/2014

Music legend John Lennon in Cannes on May 17, 1971 where he presented his movies 'Apotheosis' and 'The Flu'. (AFP/Getty Images)

Canadian Dentist Wants to “Own John Lennon’s DNA” and Raise Him as a Son

The Canadian doctor who bought John Lennon’s tooth three years ago has said he wants to clone the Beatles legend, but he may have even bigger plans. He might want to actually raised the clone as his son…

04/10/2014

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Chachi’s Collectible Corner: One of the World’s Rarest George Harrison Autographs

Chachi has collected a bunch of Beatles autographs over the years – not one from all of them together, the rarest of the rare, but he still has some very valuable items in his possession. His most prized Beatles autograph is from his personal favorite Beatle, George Harrison.

04/06/2014

The Beatles in 1964 (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Beatles Go Solo: Breakfast with the Beatles Roundtable

The Beatles’ legacy as a band is unquestioned and unmatched in terms of quality and popularity. The solo careers of each of the members of the Fab Four, however, are a little more varied. That’s [...]

03/27/2014

Labor Party leader Harold Wilson with the Beatles (from left) Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Paul McCartney, during the Variety Club of Great Britain’s “Show Business Personality” award presentation ceremony at the Dorchester Hotel in London, England on March 19, 1964. Wilson presented the Liverpudlian pop group with the award . (AP Photo/P)

Trivia with Chuck Nowlin: Breakfast with the Beatles Roundtable

We have another special guest in the studio: ZLX afternoon drive DJ Chuck Nowlin! The group play some Beatles trivia. You might be surprised by how much (or how little) these guys know about the band…

03/20/2014

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Revisiting ‘The White Album’: Breakfast with the Beatles Roundtable

The Beatles’ self-titled “White Album” drew a mixed reaction in 1968, but has endured as a timeless classic. Breakfast With The Beatles host Chachi Loprete, along with fellow Beatles fanatics, deconstructs the album and analyze its vast musical soundscapes in the latest Beatles roundtable.

03/12/2014

The Beatles on the Set of 'A Hard Day's Night'

Photo Flashback: The Beatles Begin Filming ‘A Hard Day’s Night’

The Beatles began filming their movie “A Hard Day’s Night” on this day 50 years ago. Here are some photos from the set.

03/12/2014

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The Cops Raided George Harrison’s Home 45 Years Ago Today

Not everyone bowed down to the Beatles in the late-60s. George Harrison got his house raided – for weed, no less – on this day in 1969.

03/12/2014

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Original Beatles Merchandise: From Trays to Train Sets

The Beatles put their faces on everything back in their beginnings. Chachi got his hands on all of it – and he’s here to show it off on Chachi’s Collectible Corner.

03/09/2014

The Beatles, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and John Lennon, have their hair combed by stylists on the set of their first movie production, "A Hard Day's Night," at Twickenham Film Studios in Middlesex, outside London, England, on March 12, 1964.  The hair stylists, who have parts in the film, are, from left, Patti Boyd, 19, Tina Williams, 17, Pru Bury, 22, and Susan Whitman, 17.  (AP Photo)

Fab Four on Film: Breakfast With The Beatles Roundtable

For this week’s Breakfast with the Beatles podcast, Chachi and our other resident Beatles fanatics discuss the movies of the Beatles’ career, including the aforementioned “Hard Day’s Night” and “Yellow Submarine”, among others.

03/07/2014