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Nothing Is Real - A Beatles Podcast

Jul 31, 2019

1972 was the first year in his career that Paul McCartney didn’t put out an album. That doesn’t mean he wasn’t busy: Wings became a live band with tours in the U.K. and Europe; they released a scattering of stand-alone singles; and they worked towards the release of Red Rose Speedway, the second Wings album, which...

Jul 23, 2019

In 1971, Paul McCartney decided his third post-Beatles album would be as a band, and the band was called Wings. He was 29. Through Wings he would live the fantasy he had suggested to The Beatles when they started the Get Back project in January 1969: be a real band, start from scratch and hit the road.

In December 2018...

Jul 9, 2019

In the second and final part, Steven and Jason look at more songs The Beatles wrote about each other. Starting at the end of 1971, Paul McCartney’s Dear Friend was the first musical peace offering. After the death of John Lennon, these songs evolved into tributes and warm reminiscences.

Live on tape from Dublin,...