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Happy Birthday Beautiful Boy- John Lennon Tribute by Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney with me In The Studio remembering John Lennon on what would have been John's 77th birthday . -Redbeard

Echoes In the Studio-pt 2

In memoriam: Echoes In the Studio, pt 2.

Julian Lennon- Saltwater- Dallas 11-91

John Lennon's eldest son Julian Lennon performed the Earth Day eco-ballad "Saltwater" acoustically Thanksgiving Eve November 1991 live on my radio show in a Far North Dallas pool hall with no stage , no proper monitors, and Jules with an abscessed molar .-Redbeard
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George Harrison-Best pt 1

Part one of my interviews with the late George Harrison, who surprised everybody by becoming the most popular maker of solo music for the first five years after the Beatles called it a career.

The Babys 40th Anniversary-John Waite, Jonathan Cain

John Waite and Jonathan Cain put on their big boy pants for a frank conversation about The Babys.

Billy Squier Biggest"Don't Say No" Has Sad John Lennon Memory

...and I was thinking about what it must be like to be John Lennon. That's the basis of my song "Nobody Knows", that ' nobody knows what it's like to be in my skin...",said Billy Squier. "Ironically and very sadly, the night John Lennon was killed we were recording that very song," Squier confides...

John Lennon (10-9-40 to 12-8-80) Remembered by Paul McCartney

John Lennon was assassinated December 8 , 1980 . Like Mahatma Gandhi and the Reverend Dr.Martin Luther King jr. , deeply committed social reformers dedicated to peaceful change ,...I asked boyhood friend Paul McCartney to remember John Lennon for us on this notorious day.
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Beatles-White Album pt1-Paul McCartney,the late George Harrison

The unparalleled intensity of world-wide fame, the sudden death of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, and the complexities of adult romantic relationships had all conspired to fracture the internal unity of the Beatles so that their only double album was, in effect, the first Beatles solo albums...
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Beatles-White Album pt2-Paul McCartney,the late George Harrison

Paul McCartney joins me In the Studio here in part two to explore the songs "Birthday", Lennon's "Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except for Me and My Monkey", Paul's "Mother Nature's Son", one of three versions of "Revolution", the campy pally band arrangement on "Honey Pie", Lennon's "Cry Baby Cry", and the real inspiration behind the song which figured into the notorious Charles Manson multiple murder case,"Helter Skelter".

Julian Lennon-Help Yourself 25th Anniversary

...prior to Help Yourself. A peculiar and confounding thing happened with the reception to that fourth Julian Lennon album and its brilliant eco-ballad "Saltwater". The song went to #6 in the UK and straight to #1 in Australia, but failed to even chart in America.