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Breakfast with the Beatles

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“Just look at them down,” the Beatles seem to say as they appear on the balcony of the Town Hall in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, for the benefit of the Australian fans who gathered in their thousands to welcome them, on June 16, 1964. From left: Paul McCartney; Ringo Starr; George Harrison; Mayor Curtis of Melbourne, and John Lennon. The group is on a tour of Australia and New Zealand. (AP Photo)

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Beatles’ Debut in Australia

The Beatles made their debut in Australia 50 years ago this week. Their arrival in that country rivaled America in terms of size, scope and sheer chaos. Here are 10 things you may or may not know about the Fab Four’s time down under.


English musician Paul McCartney performs during the opening concert of his "Out There" tour on April 19, 2014 in Montevideo. (AFP PHOTO/ Miguel ROJO)

Is Paul McCartney Playing Gillette Stadium This Summer?

Paul McCartney continues to roll out tour dates, and has added one at a football stadium. So that begs the question: is he coming to GIllette Stadium this summer?


Ringo Starr (left background) John Lennon (right background) Paul McCartney (left foreground) and George Harrison wave to fans from their airliner, named clipper Beatles in their honour on arrival at London airport on Feb. 22, 1964, after their United States trip. Some 5,000 fans, the largest crowd ever greeted them at the airport. (AP Photo/P)

The Best of the Beatles 45s: Breakfast With The Beatles Roundtable

This week’s roundtable brings another special guest to the roundtable: Suffolk University music professor David Gallant, who instructs a Beatles course. He joins the group to talk Beatles singles, specifically the “45” records that Chachi loved to collect as a kid – mainly because he could afford them more than the full records!


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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.


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…



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.


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 [...]


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…


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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.


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.



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