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The John Lennon Hour

The John Lennon Hour


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Weekly radio talk show about John Lennon & The Beatles with guest authors, musicians, and experts from The Beatles World hosted by Jude Southerland Kessler, author of The John Lennon Series, http://www.johnlennonseries.com

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Hailed by The New York Times and The Guardian in the U.K., author Jonathan Gould is one of the most respected Beatles experts on either shore. His best-selling work, Can't Buy Me Love: The Beatles, Britain, and America,... more

This is a "live" version of a show already in the archives. We are just placing this one here so that we can play the show at its regular time on Thursday night the 12th. You can hear the same show in the archives if you go there now. It's an... more

Get to know Sir Macca's vivacious and witty step-mother, Angie, and his lovely step-sister, Ruth, as Jude Southerland Kessler (author of The John Lennon Series, http://www.johnlennonseries.com) chats with them and explores... more

In 1963, Sean O'Mahoney created Beatles Monthly, a magazine devoted solely to The Beatles, and it ran succesfully until 1969. In Liverpool, Bill Harry created a pop music journal known as MerseyBeat which is still live and vital... more

Who wrote the better love songs in the team of Lennon and McCartney, John or Paul? And what solid evidence is there to back it up? Thursday night at 9pmET, Dr. Kit O'Toole (Kit) and Jude Southerland Kessler (Kaboodle) will square off... more

Having just passed the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles 4th LP, "Beatles for Sale," Jude Southerland Kessler (author of The John Lennon Series, http://www.johnlennonseries.com) will focus on each song on the LP tonight.... more

Tired of hearing the SAME OLD Beatles stories? Seeing the SAME OLD Beatles photos? Well, fret no more! Tonight Sara Schmidt, the creator of http://www.meetthebeatlesforreal.com will join Jude for an hour of refreshing... more

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... more

Having penned a GREAT new book called Joint Venture, Elephant's Memory Band Tour Manager, Ed Kleinman, gives John Lennon fans an exciting glimpse at John's solo career during the New York City years...a time about which we've... more

Welcome to 2015 and a year of 50th Anniversary Parties for Beatles Fans. It's the 50th of "Help!" and "Rubber Soul" and John's book, A Spaniard in the Works. All across America, we'll be celebrating throughout the year, and tonight I'm going... more