Apple and UME have just released the first three songs of hundreds that will be made available in a newly remixed edition on October 15th, 2011. Hear "Let it Be", "For You Blue", and "Don't Let Me Down" - rooftop performance, here in Brunch Bytes, then read the news today, Oh Boy, for full details on the complete package in Beatles News on our home page.
Beatle Brunch host Joe Johnson speaks with rock legend Gary Wright about his then new album "Connected", plus his connection to George Harrison. This interview was recorded in 2010 along with Tom Frangione of The Beatles Channel.
Beatle Brunch host Joe Johnson speaks to Olivia Harrison about the remastering of the film, The Concert for Bangladesh, celebrating 50 years now. This interview was recorded in 2005 and Mrs. Harrison was lovely to speak with. Enjoy the interview.
George had been stockpiling material for nearly half a decade, with a number of songs – including this just released track, “Run Of The Mill,” named by both George and Olivia Harrison as one of their all-time favorites. Here is take 36.
Beatle Brunch Host Joe Johnson, along with Beatles Channel host Tom Frangione, met and talked with the true "Fifth Beatle", Billy Preston on August 21, 2004, about his then new EP CD of Beatles tunes and his plans for those songs, plus everything George and Beatles. Surprisingly, Billy told us he was a listener of Beatle Brunch, which just made our day. Billy passed away on June 6, 2006 at the age of 59.He is truly missed.
John & Yoko's Plastic Ono Band 50th anniversary remix remaster is OUT. Here this this 1-hour radio show hosted by noted British archivist, author and radio personality, Kevin Howlett, featuring interviews with Ringo Starr, Klaus Voorman, Yoko Ono, Alan White and many others, PLUS historic recollections from John Lennon. Enjoy this commercial free special honoring John & Yoko's favorite project together: Plastic Ono Band.
Steve Lukather's been part of the band TOTO for more than 40 years. He's been a part of Ringo's All Starr Band for 9 years and NOW Steve has a new album out called "I Found the Sun Again". Joe J talks with Luke about his amazing career, his love for The Beatles and working with Ringo. What a blast!
George's sister Louise Harrison spoke to Joe Johnson a few years ago and talked all about her Beatle Brother. Louise tells us the ACTUAL day George was born, and recalls the first time she heard "All Things Must Pass", and who it was written for.