Posts Categorized: Radio

Radio: Everett Is Here

BBC Radio 1 disc jockey Kenny Everett was present during the mixing sessions for the Abbey Road album which took place on this day. During a break in the session, Everett interviewed John Lennon.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono are interviewed for BBC radio’s Night Ride

Early in the morning of 12 December 1968, following their performances in The Rolling Stones’ Rock And Roll Circus, John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview to the BBC radio show Night Ride. The show was presented by John Peel, and went out live from the BBC’s Broadcasting House in central London from 12.05-2am… Read more »

Paul McCartney is interviewed for Radio Luxembourg

Following the completion of the White Album, The Beatles spent several weeks apart, on holiday or working on their own projects. With the group unable or unwilling to pull together to promote the album, Paul McCartney gave an interview on this day to Radio Luxembourg.

Radio: The Kenny Everett Show

During the session for Don’t Pass Me By, The Beatles were interviewed in the studio by the presenter of BBC radio’s weekly The Kenny Everett Show.

The BBC bans A Day In The Life

BBC disc jockey Kenny Everett gave the official preview of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band on this day, on the radio show Where It’s At, broadcast on the BBC Light Programme from 4pm.

BBC interview with George Harrison

The day after he held a press conference at the Taj Mahal hotel in Bombay (Mumbai), India, George Harrison granted an exclusive interview to the BBC.

Radio: Pop Profile

The day after The Beatles were interviewed by BBC presenter Brian Matthew for Saturday Club, John Lennon and George Harrison again spoke to him for another radio show, Pop Profile.

Radio: Saturday Club

The Beatles returned to the BBC Aeolian Hall in central London to record an interview for the corporation’s radio show Saturday Club.

Television: Tonight

On this day John Lennon made an appearance on the final edition of the BBC television show Tonight, presented by Kenneth Allsop.

Radio: BBC European Service

The Beatles were due to perform their first Italian concert in Milan on 24 June 1965. Ahead of the date, they gave an interview for the BBC’s Italian language service.