Chachi Loprete

Picture released on April 4, 1983 of US singer Lou Reed, giving a press conference at the Claridge Hotel, in Stockholm.        (STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Chachi Loprete Isn’t Impressed with Lou Reed’s Comments on The Beatles

Some old interview was unearthed of Lou Reed saying The Beatles and The Doors basically sucked. We had Cha Chi, host of “Breakfast with The Beatles”, on to react.

02/18/2015

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The Struggle Behind John Lennon’s ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’

On Feb. 17, 1975, John Lennon released an album of covers, but creating it was a challenge from the start.

02/17/2015

John Lennon (1940 - 1980) of the Beatles plays the guitar in a hotel room in Paris, 16th January 1964. (Photo by Harry Benson/Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Remember John Lennon with Chachi at the Berklee Bookstore

December 8 marks the anniversary of the tragic death of John Lennon. Remember the legendary Beatle with a Q&A hosted by Chachi Loprete at the Berklee Bookstore.

12/03/2014

Britain's pop quartet The Beatles arrived almost unnoticed at the Hippodrome, Birmingham, Nov. 10, 1963, dressed as policemen. They are George Harrison, third left, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and Ringo Starr in front. Others in picture are real policemen. (AP Photo)

The Beatles and the “Bobbies”

Most bands have run-ins with the authorities. Not the Beatles. Here’s how the Fab Four not only avoided hostility with policemen, but fostered a healthy and even friendly working relationship.

11/10/2014

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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