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  • 01:00

    Tribute to John Lennon: Tim Piper!

    in Pop Culture

    Truly a magical "Pied" Piper, Tim Piper IS John Lennon in his multi-media performance, "Just Imagine: A Tribute to John Lennon." And Thursday night at 9pmET, Jude will talk to Tim about the inspiration for his performance, his songs, and his Lennonesque technique. They'll also discuss the history of each Lennon masterpiece played.


    Join Jude and Tim as they play 4 of John's biggest hits, a la Tim...and as Tim gives you the back story on each of these incredible songs. "Strawberry Fields Forever" to "She's So Heavy" : John's greatest moments will come to life tonight with Tim Piper at the interveiw mic! Call in at 646-668-2641 to chat with Tim and ask him your questions as well. Some FUN tonight!

  • 01:00

    The John Lennon Hour: Anthony Robustelli 'Splains Beatles Music!

    in Pop Culture

    Author and musician, Anthony Robustelli takes Jude (and you!) "behind the scenes" of EVERY single Beatles song (both original numbers and cover tunes) performed on LP by the lads in 1962-1963. Giving us all the scoop about each track (in terms that anyone can understand and appreciate), Robustelli (who once opened for Paul McCartney and recorded with Julian Lennon!!!!) offers a new understanding of old favs.


    Hear "You've Really Got a Hold on Me" and "Little Child" like you've never heard them before. Discover the depths of John's talent with the harp and harmonica. Discuss George Harrison's ability on lead guitar.


    All this and more tonight. CALL in at 646-668-2641 to talk with Anthony about his new book I Want to Tell You: The Definitive Guide to the Music of The Beatles and to talk about any song from 1962-63!

  • 01:00

    The John Lennon Hour Gets Beatledd!

    in Pop Culture

    A Pennsylvania institution, Beatledd has hosted the Beatledd Fab Four Hour from WRKC in Wilkes-Barre, PA for lo these many years! (We'll ask him how many!) And he's interviewed everyone in The Beatles's world including May Pang, Sid Bernstein, Gary Van Scyoc, Julia Baird and so many more!!! Ed's also talked with the great stars of the 1960's: Henry Winkler and Sally Kellerman. AND he's been instrumental in getting Beatles authors' books into the hands of readers...which we soooo appreciate!!! He's helped Dave Bedford of Liddypool, Lanea Stagg of Recipe Records, Judith Kristen of Once Upon a Time in Liverpool and me! We love Ed Raineri and you will, too. Call in to ask him your questions! He's a GREAT guy! 

  • 00:59

    The John Lennon Hour: Meet Beatles Author Ken Womack Part 2

    in Pop Culture

    Author of The John Lennon Series, host Jude Southerland Kessler interviews Dr. Kenneth Womack of Penn State Altoona who has just released his second book about The Beatles, The Beatles Encyclopedia: All Things Fab Four. Listeners will be able to call in and ask Womack questions about The Beatles music and lives. They can also discuss his first book, Long and Winding Roads: The Evolving Artistry of The Beatles.

  • 00:26

    The John Lennon Hour: Meet Beatles Author Ken Womack Part 1

    in Pop Culture

    Author of The John Lennon Series, host Jude Southerland Kessler interviews Dr. Kenneth Womack of Penn State Altoona who has just released his second book about The Beatles, The Beatles Encyclopedia: All Things Fab Four. Listeners will be able to call in and ask Womack questions about The Beatles music and lives. They can also discuss his first book, Long and Winding Roads: The Evolving Artistry of The Beatles.

  • 01:00

    Kit 'n Kaboodle: John Lennnon's Protest Songs: Righteous or Rubbish?

    in Music

    Join Dr. Kit O'Toole (author of Songs We Were Singing) Jude Southerland Kessler, author of The John Lennon Series http://www.johnlennonseries.com  as they discuss John Lennon's political protest anthems. They'll exmaine 4 of John's impactful solo creations and pose the question: Are these songs righteous or rubbish? What makes a successful protest anthem? And did John hit or miss the mark? Find out when Kit and Kaboodle (Jude) get together for an hour of informational and fun debate.

  • 00:36

    Imagine Saving John Lennon! Author Donovan Day's New Book Indulges!

    in Music

    A new "paperback writer" has emerged in the world of Beatles books. Donovan Day chats with me about his debut novel, "Get Back:  Imagine...saving John Lennon." The book takes readers back to the 60's where The Beatles were at the height of their fame. An imaginative tale that combines today's technology with the charm of the 60's, find out what happens when 17 year-old Lenny Funk "gets back" and potentially saves John Lennon from demise. 


    Find Donovan at:


    https://t.co/YmvLyRQhdd


    https://twitter.com/donovanday18


    https://www.facebook.com/DonovanDayAuthor/


     


     

  • 01:00

    The John Lennon Hour: Chat With Pat Matthews of BeatlesARama

    in Pop Culture

    Jude chats with Pat Matthews, the originator of the longest running Beatles internet radio station.

  • 01:00

    John Unleashed

    in Current Events

    Celebrity P. I. John J Nazarian's weekly take on the news from the funny, to the bizarre, to the serious. John's show will have 1-3 guests  depending on the topic; which will be announced on his site.

    The guests will range from the funny, bizarre, good friends to the top experts.

    John and his guests will be covering current events including High Profile trials, celebrity gossip, celebrity guests and/or top expert guests in their fields.

    Some shows will have guests debating with John, other shows will be fun, or to gossip about Hollywood and the rich and famous; some shows are serious with serious content, like John's commitment to stop teen bullying and suicides.

    John's  shows will run the gambit to crumple you over with laughter from bizarre headline; to educate you with society tough topics; to making you cry as you listen to a guest bare all.

    Telephone lines are always open to call in throughout each show.  We encourage you to join in the discussion, or ask questions of John and/or his guests.

    Visit John's website to get the latest breaking topics coming up on future shows at:

    http://www.desperateexes.com

    Or you can just check back here to see who John's guests for a particular show; guaranteed to make you laugh, think and at times cry.

    Be sure to go through his website to see the pictures of John and Charlie the $10k PI doberman, and John's love for cars, motorcycles and all things fast!

  • 02:03

    John Lennon 75: Celebrating the Music & Cultural Icon's Enduring Legacy

    in Rock Music

    "We all shine on. Like the moon and the stars and the sun " - John Lennon 


    Amy Beth commemorates John Lennon’s 75th birthday with a celebration of the music and cultural icon’s enduring legacy. From his musical influences to the earth shaking sounds he forged with The Beatles and beyond, we dip into his dynamic discography and explore his political and social imprints through his generous, peace-loving spirit tinged with a sharp, witty edge.


    Listeners’ requests are in the mix.


    Share your memories via Twitter 24/7 @abwrites


    ***Please support the artists you hear on this show. All books &music are available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes and wherever fine work is sold.  


     

  • 01:00

    John Unleashed

    in Current Events

    John J Nazarian has returned to the airwaves!


    Celebrity P. I. John J Nazarian's weekly take on the news from the funny, to the bizarre, to the serious. John's show will have 1-3 guests  depending on the topic; which will be announced on his site.

    The guests will range from the funny, bizarre, good friends to the top experts.

    John and his guests will be covering current events including High Profile trials, celebrity gossip, celebrity guests and/or top expert guests in their fields.

    Some shows will have guests debating with John, other shows will be fun, or to gossip about Hollywood and the rich and famous; some shows are serious with serious content, like John's commitment to stop teen bullying and suicides.

    John's  shows will run the gambit to crumple you over with laughter from bizarre headline; to educate you with society tough topics; to making you cry as you listen to a guest bare all.

    Telephone lines are always open to call in throughout each show.  We encourage you to join in the discussion, or ask questions of John and/or his guests.

    Visit John's website to get the latest breaking topics coming up on future shows at:

    http://www.desperateexes.com

    Or you can just check back here to see who John's guests for a particular show; guaranteed to make you laugh, think and at times cry.

    Be sure to go through his website to see the pictures of John's family, grandchildren, Charlie the $10k PI doberman, and John's love for cars, motorcycles and all things fast!