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Female Protagonists in McCartney Songs

What can we learn about Paul McCartney from the female protagonists in his songbook? Phoebe and Thalia discuss several McCartney compositions featuring prominent female characters and identify their central themes.

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Sources:
“Many Years From Now” by Barry Miles (1997)
Interview w/ Allison Anders, Bomb Magazine (1997)
Paul McCartney interview w/ Jonathan Wingate Record Collector (2008)
“Chaos and Creation at Abbey Road” (2006)
“Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou (1978)
“The Oprah Winfrey Show” (1984)
Interview w/ Paul McCartney for Billboard Magazine (2001)
Paul McCartney Interview w/ Susan Goldberg for National Geographic (2017)

PLAYLIST:
She’s Leaving Home (1967)
Jet (1973)
Blackbird (1968)
Jenny Wren (2005)
Working Women at the Top (1991)
It’s Not On (1982)
Temporary Secretary (1980)
Another Day (1971)
Penny Lane (1967)
Eleanor Rigby (1966)
Eleanor’s Dream (1984)
Treat Her Gently/Lonely Old People (1975)
English Tea (2005)
Let it Be (1970)
Imprisonment, Ocean’s Kingdom (2011)
Daytime Nighttime Suffering (1979)
Mama’s Little Girl (1973)
The World You’re Coming Into (1991)
Lady Madonna (1968)
For No One (1966)

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Jealous Guy: Lennon/McCartney and Competitive Admiration

An essay that explores the inspiration, background, and meaning of John Lennon’s song “Jealous Guy” and its connection to Paul McCartney.

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Thru the AKOM Lens – Going Underground: Paul McCartney, The Beatles, and the UK Counter-Culture

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In this episode of our series Thru the AKOM Lens, Phoebe and Thalia discuss and unpack the documentary Going Underground: Paul McCartney, The Beatles, and the UK Counter-Culture. This fascinating and thought-provoking film covers an extremely important yet often uncelebrated period of not only McCartney and the Beatles, but also pop culture history!

When you’re done listening, be sure to listen to the Spotify playlist we’ve curated as a companion to this episode:  Check it out here!

On the Paul or Nothing podcast, Phoebe and Sam obstensibly discuss the cover art for Band On the Run and Venus & Mars. Do they manage to accomplish either of these simple tasks? Listen to find out!

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New AKOM Episode! Thru the AKOM Lens: Lester & Maysles!

In this episode of our new series examining the Beatles on film, Phoebe and Kristen discuss fantasy, reality and the creation of the Beatles myth with two landmark films from the start of Beatlemania: A Hard Day’s Night and The Beatles First US Visit

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NEW BREAKUP SERIES EPISODE OUT AT ONE SWEET DREAM

10 DAYS IN SEPTEMBER ‘69: Paul (PART A)
Find out what Paul’s up to in these critical days in September!

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Keep on the lookout! A new episode of Another Kind of Mind will be dropping this week! 🧐🎞🎬🎥

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Ten Days in September: John

John’s decision to quit the band is always portrayed as a foregone conclusion but we don’t think it was. In episode nine of the Break-up Series, we track John Lennon’s roller coaster of highs and lows during the critical 10-day period before the infamous Divorce Meeting on September 20th.

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It was a pleasure to chat all things McCartney album covers (and much more!) with Sam Whiles of the Paul or Nothing podcast! Check it out!

This was as fun to listen to as it was to record! Our chat runs the gamut from the fashion of the fabs and their lovers to sexism in the fandom (with cheeky humor folded in) – and then we deep dive into the McCartney album cover art and our thoughts on the album itself!