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The Long and Winding Road: The Cultural Legacy of Four Lads Who Shook the World

From: KGOU
Length: 01:52:00

A two-hour examination of the cultural legacy of The Beatles.

1964_small In the thirty-seven years since The Beatles broke up, their popularity has never waned. The Long and Winding Road looks at several ways that popularity manifests itself today. KGOU Producer Brian Hardzinski speaks with musicians, professors, fans and people who knew the band personally about why the group remains so important four decades later.

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In the thirty-seven years since The Beatles broke up, their popularity has never waned. The Long and Winding Road looks at several ways that popularity manifests itself today. KGOU Producer Brian Hardzinski speaks with musicians, professors, fans and people who knew the band personally about why the group remains so important four decades later.

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Review of The Long and Winding Road: The Cultural Legacy of Four Lads Who Shook the World

Mis-titled and ill-conceived. There is nothing of the cultural legacy of the Beatles at all. Instead we have a 20 minute infomercial for a tribute-band ("1964") complete with their web-address, and two lengthy interviews with two fans who followed or met the Beatles. Their experience was not normative, nor related to the cultural impact of the Beatles. They could have been talking about The Dave Clark Five, for the interviews focused on the emotionality of the fans. In fact, all of the fans and Beatles-university-class professors concluded that the legacy of the Beatles was NOT cultural, but their "great music."

This is not about their cultural impact, but the sometimes interesting story of three lucky fans.

Broadcast History

KGOU=KROU Radio
Norman, OK
FM 106.3 105.7

June 3, 2007 11 a.m.

Timing and Cues

PROMO 0:29.75 (Outcue:..."Four Lads Who Shook the World.")

BILLBOARD 0:59.75 (Outcue:..."Four Lads Who Shook the World.")

HOUR 1 52:00 (Outcue:..."during their time in India.")

HOUR 2 59:00 (Outcue:..."this production of KGOU Radio." MUSIC TO END)

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
I Saw Her Standing There The Beatles Please Please Me. Capitol 1963 :00
A Hard Day's Night The Beatles A Hard Day's Night. Capitol 1964 :00
Nowhere Man The Beatles Rubber Soul. Capitol 1965 :00
Helter Skelter The Beatles The Beatles. Capitol 1968 :00
Come Together The Beatles Abbey Road. Apple/EMI 1969 :00
I Saw Her Standing There 1964: the Tribute All You Need is Live. Roy Davies Music 2000 :00
Twist and Shout 1964: the Tribute All You Need is Live. Roy Davies Music 2000 :00
Eight Days a Week 1964: the Tribute All You Need is Live. Roy Davies Music 2000 :00
Long Tall Sally 1964: the Tribute All You Need is Live. Roy Davies Music 2000 :00
All My Loving (Live on "The Ed Sullivan Show") The Beatles The Beatles - The First U.S. Visit. Capitol 2004 :00
She's Leaving Home The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Capitol 1967 :00
Get Back The Beatles Past Masters Vol. 2. Capitol 1970 :00
She Came in Through the Bathroom Window The Beatles Abbey Road. Apple/EMI 1969 :00
While My Guitar Gently Weeps The Beatles The Beatles. Capitol 1968 :00
Apple Scruffs George Harrison All Things Must Pass. Apple/EMI 1970 :00
From Me to You The Beatles Past Masters Vol. 1. Capitol 1963 :00
When I'm 64 The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Capitol 1967 :00
Please Please Me The Beatles Please Please Me. Capitol 1963 :00
Paperback Writer The Beatles Past Masters Vol. 2. Capitol 1966 :00
Hello Goodbye The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour. Capitol 1967 :00
Within You Without You The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Capitol 1967 :00
The Inner Light The Beatles Past Masters Vol. 2. Capitol 1968 :00
Ob La Di The Beatles The Beatles. Capitol 1968 :00
The Long and Winding Road (Naked) The Beatles Let It Be...Naked. Apple 2003 :00

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