Chachi Loprete

Members of the Beatles, from left, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, are seen in the back seat of a car after their arrival in Boston, Ma., Aug. 18, 1966.  The British group will appear at Suffolk Downs horse track.  John Lennon is hidden behind unidentified man in foreground.  (AP Photo)

Roundtable: Remembering the Beatles in Boston, 50 Years Later

The Breakfast with the Beatles Roundtable has returned, just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ concert at the Boston Garden on September 12, 1964.

09/12/2014

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Chachi Recalls the Beatles at the Boston Garden, 50 Years Later

The Beatles played the Boston Garden 50 years ago today, and for the most part it was like every other Beatles show in 1964 – except for one major difference, as Breakfast with the Beatles host Chachi Loprete explains.

09/12/2014

English singing group faces the Press at Delmonico’s Hotel, in New York City, on Aug. 29, 1964. From left,  John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and George Harrison. (AP Photo)

How a Group of Beatles Fans Infiltrated the Band’s Press Conference With Just a College ID

How much value would you place on a used cigarette? Probably not much, but what if it came from the mouth of a Beatle? That’s what two fans actually took from the Fab Four’s 1964 press conference in Boston.

09/11/2014

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That Time Ringo Got Rejected by The Beatles

On September 11, 1962, Ringo’s version of “Love Me Do’ got rejected by the Beatles. Do you know which drummer ended up playing on the album version?

09/11/2014

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!

04/21/2014

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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

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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

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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

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