January 30, 2012
World Cafe Looks Back: The Beatles - Audio
This segment originally aired on October 7, 2011.
Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe by revisiting some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.This episode of World Cafe pays tribute to The Beatles, featuring past interviews with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, original drummer Pete Best and Beatles producer George Martin (one of the Best of World Cafe). McCartney's 2007 interview explores how changes in the music industry have led him to look for new ways to release his albums. He reflects on his career and competing with his own past hits, and shares memories of writing "A Day in the Life" with John Lennon.http://www.npr.org/2012/01/30/141125040/world-cafe-looks-back-the-beatles?ft=3&f=2,3,5,7,10,13,35,39,46