Talk More Talk: A Solo Beatles Videocast
Talk More Talk: A Solo Beatles Videocast
Talk More Talk
Talk More Talk is a videocast analyzing the solo catalog of the Beatles. The biweekly program features engaging discussion, interviews, audience Q&A, and much more. Hosted by Tom Hunyady, Ken Michaels, Kit O'Toole, Mean Mr. Mayo, and Ken Womack.
Episode 65: Exploring the John Lennon & Plastic Ono Band Box Set
In this episode, we explore the huge John Lennon & the Plastic Ono Band box set.  We discuss its strengths and weaknesses, share our favorite tracks, and compare it to other releases in both the John Lennon and Paul McCartney archives.  Plus Ken Michaels shares the latest news.     @talkmoretalk1
May 10
1 hr 45 min
Episode 64: George Harrison Greatest Hits Compilations
Do the three existing "best of" George Harrison compilations properly represent his body of work? We explore the three albums, rate their strengths and weaknesses, and propose what we'd like to see in a future compilation.    @talkmoretalk1
Apr 27
1 hr 47 min
Episode 63: Paul McCartney's Best 2000-2020
We're back and ready for a new challenge: choose 15 songs from Paul McCartney's albums (and songs from movie soundtracks) from 2000-2020 for a fictional compilation album. Think of it as "Pure McCartney, Part II." Each of us will share our picks (five at a time). What are your choices? @talkmoretalk1
Apr 13
1 hr 42 min
TMT Hosts Ken Womack and Kit O'Toole discuss their new book Fandom and the Beatles: The Act You've Known for All These Years. The book features chapters by prominent scholars about all aspects of fandom, from tribute bands to social media to fan fiction.   Copies available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Oxford University Press.
Apr 8
58 min
Episode 62: "'Zoom In" on Ringo!
In this episode we review his brand-new EP and discuss his news concerning his 2022 tour and autumn EP. Plus Ken Michaels shares all the other latest news. @talkmoretalk1
Mar 23
1 hr 43 min
Episode 61: Rank the Tracks: Cloud Nine
In the first of an occasional series, we rank the tracks of a solo album. We start with George Harrison's 1987 comeback album Cloud Nine. Each of us rank the songs from least favorite to best, and we invite you to play along! Plus Ken Michaels shares the latest news. @talkmoretalk1
Mar 10
2 hr
Episode 60: 4X4: The 70s Solo Collection, Deep Tracks Edition
In this episode, we each create our fantasy solo compilation album featuring the following: four songs each from John, Paul, George, and Ringo. Only album tracks are allowed (no standalone singles), and no live cuts. What are your picks? Plus Ken Michaels shares the latest news. @talkmoretalk1
Feb 23
1 hr 56 min
Episode 59: Best Solo Cover Songs
Throughout their solo careers, John, Paul, George, and Ringo covered songs from a variety of genres. In this episode, we each reveal our picks of some of the best, from pop to rock to reggae. Plus Ken Michaels shares the latest news. @talkmoretalk1
Feb 12
2 hr 6 min
Episode 58: The Beatles and Phil Spector
In marking producer Phil Spector's recent passing, we'll explore his work with the Beatles on Let It Be and how that led to his collaborations with George Harrison and John Lennon. We're thrilled to welcome guest Jason Kruppa, host of the excellent podcast Producing the Beatles, who shares his extensive knowledge of Spector's producing style (and busts a few myths along the way).  NOTE: Apologies for the sound quality at points in the episode. Zoom sometimes does not cooperate! @talkmoretalk1 Producing the Beatles:
Jan 29
1 hr 49 min
Episode 57: DIY McCartney
In the first episode of 2021, we each create our own McCartney album taking four songs from all three "McCartney" albums. It's a mix tape, 2021 style! Which songs would you choose to create the perfect "McCartney" LP?  Plus Ken Michaels shares the latest news, including the latest "McCartney III" sales figures and much more. @talkmoretalk1
Jan 12
1 hr 25 min
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