Mark Lewisohn often appears on radio and in podcasts; on TV, YouTube, Vimeo and
other video outlets. Here’s a selection of some currently-available recordings.
See also Mark’s own YouTube channel.
We Didn’t Start The Fire, Part 2 of 2
Mark Lewisohn continues talking ‘British Beatlemania’ with Katie Puckrik and Tom Fordyce.
Available on Spotify and major podcast platforms
We Didn’t Start The Fire, Part 1 of 2
Mark Lewisohn was the guest in a special two-part episode in this weekly podcast series, talking to hosts Katie Puckrik and Tom Fordyce about the ‘British Beatlemania’ line in Billy Joel’s song.
Available on Spotify and major podcast platforms
Copyright Waffle, Part 2 of 2
The second part of Mark’s talk to Dr Chris Morrison and Dr Jane Secker about the Beatles’ adventures in the world of copyright.
Copyright Waffle, Part 1 of 2
Mark talks to Dr Chris Morrison and Dr Jane Secker about the Beatles’ adventures in the world of copyright.
Fans On The Run
Mark was interviewed by Ethan Alexanian about some of his experiences as a Beatles historian.
Customer Service Revival
Mark interviewed by Kfir Alfia about the Beatles’ unprecedented natural ability to connect with a global audience.
Let It Be Beatles
Just before Christmas 2019, Mark was interviewed again by Greg Armstrong for the Australian radio show Let It Be Beatles, this time discussing his Hornsey Road tour, the Beatles in 1969 and other topics. Originally aired in six parts, hear it complete in this podcast.
Let It Roll - How The Beatles Got Signed
Mark answers questions from Nate Wilcox about the Beatles in 1962, year of their initial breakthrough.
I Am The EggPod – Mark Lewisohn on the Beatles’ Star-Club tapes
Mark Lewisohn talks to Chris Shaw about the Star-Club tapes, assessing the significant historical value of this usually overlooked Beatles album.
Nothing Is Real – The Mark Lewisohn Interview, Part 2
Second of the two-part in-depth Beatles/career conversation with Steven Cockcroft and Jason Carty, recorded in Dublin, including Mark’s reminiscences of The Beatles Anthology.
Nothing Is Real - Episode 14 - The Mark Lewisohn Interview, Part 1
First of two-part in-depth Beatles/career conversation with Steven Cockcroft and Jason Carty, recorded in Dublin.
Steve Wright’s Big Guests, with OJ Borg – Hornsey Road and Abbey Road
Mark is in the studio on BBC Radio 2, talking about the Beatles and his Hornsey Road theatre tour.
Great Lives – Brian Epstein
Mark joins Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller and host Matthew Parris in this edition of the BBC Radio 4 series Great Lives.
Fab4Cast (118) – A conversation with Mark Lewisohn
(#1, Writing The Beatles’ History)
Mark discusses his full-time job as a writer and researcher of the Beatles’ history.
Fab4Cast (119) – A conversation with Mark Lewisohn (#2, Spring 1969)
Mark discusses the Beatles’ lives from January to June 1969 – business issues, drugs, marriages and music.
Swinging Through the Sixties (27) – Loving The Beatles
Mark joins hosts Richard Buskin and Erik Taros to discuss a lifelong love story, focusing not only on the Beatles’ music but also their personalities.
Swinging Through the Sixties (21) – The Lennon and McCartney White Albums
Recorded at the White Album Symposium (Monmouth University, New Jersey), Mark joins Richard Buskin, Erik Taros and Allan Kozinn to discuss John and Paul’s White Albums.
Fabcast (22) – 1976 with Mark Lewisohn
Mark joins Howie Edelson and Stephen Bard for a deep exploration of all things ex-Beatle in 1976.
The complete Let It Be Beatles interview
Mark’s deepest talk, interviewed by Greg Armstrong. Complete in this link and originally aired in four parts in this Australian podcast.
Humans In Love #1 (Part One) - Beatles Authority Mark Lewisohn on Travel, Duty, the Creative Process, and the World’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band
First part of two-part interview by Zachary Stockill.
Humans In Love #1 (Part Two) – Mark Lewisohn on Creativity, Conflict, and Living and Breathing the Beatles
Second part of two-part interview by Zachary Stockill.
Things We Said Today (252) – Mark Lewisohn!
Mark promotes the US release of the extended Tune In, interviewed by regular hosts Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels and Steve Marinucci.
Beatles recording lost forever?
Mark talks to Geoff Lloyd on BBC Radio 5 Live – and captured also on camera.
50 years of Sgt Pepper
Mark Lewisohn talks Pepper with Andrew Ford of ABC Radio, Australia.
Something About The Beatles (94) – The Man Who Gave The Beatles Away: Allan Williams Remembered
Mark joins hosts Richard Buskin and Robert Rodrigeuz to pay tribute to the just-departed Beatles first manager Allan Williams.
The Beatles Story – Q&A: An evening with Mark Lewisohn
Mark’s live presentation at The Beatles Story museum in Liverpool, discussing his new book A Hard Day’s Night – A Private Archive.
Fabcast (13) – Lewisohn
Mark joins Howie Edelson, Stephen Bard and Dave Morrell to recall Paul McCartney in 1989 – Flowers In The Dirt and the return to touring.
Sir George Martin Tribute - Mark Lewisohn, Beatles Biographer
Mark talks to LA broadcaster Stephen K Peeples in one of many radio and TV tributes paid to Sir George Martin who died that day.
Let It Be Beatles interview
Mark discusses some of Tune In’s great stories with the team from the Australian radio show Let It Be Beatles.
The Author Archive Podcast
Mark discusses Tune In with David Freeman
The Beatles: in the beginning …
Mark discusses Tune In with Andrew Ford of ABC Radio, Australia.
The Guardian weekly music podcast – publication of Tune In
Mark is interviewed by Alexis Petridis for the Guardian’s weekly music podcast.
Mark Lewisohn with Conan O’Brien
In his longest camera interview to date, Mark talks Tune In with talk-show host Conan O’Brien for his show Serious Jibber-Jabber.
Talking Beatles research and upcoming show Evolver:62
Mark makes a return visit to Word In Your Ear, talking to David Hepworth and Mark Ellen.
Beatles’ Chicago links and The Fest For Beatles Fans
Mark appeared live on WGN-TV’s Daytime Chicago talking to hosts Tonya Francisco and Amy Rutledge.
The influence of Black music on the Beatles
Mark talks to Peter Hooton and Paul Gallagher for On Record: Untold & Retold, exploring black music in Liverpool and the role it has played in the city and communities over the past 70 years.
Lockdown won't stop Mark Lewisohn making new Beatles discoveries
During the first Covid lockdown, Mark spoke to David Hepworth and Mark Ellen about various things Beatles.
Mark Lewisohn talks Beatles ’62 at Sotheby’s
Mark was filmed for a short Sotheby’s promo, setting out some stories of the Beatles in 1962 – such a seismic turning-point year in their rise.
Nieuwsuur feature on 50th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono Amsterdam bed-in
In the same Amsterdam Hilton suite where John and Yoko held their bed-in for peace 50 years earlier, Mark reviews some just-rediscovered footage.
John Lennon In His Own Write - post show Q&A with Mark Lewisohn
At the V&A in London, Mark discusses John Lennon’s writing with actor Jonathan Glew who had just performed the book In His Own Write.
Mark Lewisohn 2016 Pt. 1/4 Beatles Bio Update
Part 1 of 4. Mark discusses his Beatles research and writing with LA broadcaster Stephen K Peeples.
Mark Lewisohn 2016 Pt. 2/4 Beatles Bio Update
Part 2 of 4. Mark discusses his Beatles research and writing with LA broadcaster Stephen K Peeples.
Mark Lewisohn 2016 Pt. 3/4 Beatles Bio Update
Part 3 of 4. Mark discusses his Beatles research and writing with LA broadcaster Stephen K Peeples.
Mark Lewisohn 2016 Pt. 4/4 Beatles Bio Update
Part 4 of 4. Mark discusses his Beatles research and writing with LA broadcaster Stephen K Peeples.
Mark Lewisohn tribute to Sir George Martin
Mark talks to Victoria Derbyshire on the BBC2 morning news programme, paying tribute to Sir George Martin who died that day.
Mark Lewisohn at launch of Icelandic edition
Mark delivers a lunchtime lecture to the good people of Reykjavík, to launch Telja í – the Icelandic translation of Tune In.
Mark Lewisohn reads the introduction from Tune In
Mark sits in Makoche Studios in Bismarck, North Dakota, reading from the introduction to Tune In and discussing some of its content.
Mark Lewisohn Q&A Beatleweek 2015 (1/2)
Part 1 of 2. In the company of Dave Ravenscroft, Mark takes questions from the audience at the 2015 Beatles convention in Liverpool.
Mark Lewisohn Q&A Beatleweek 2015 (2/2)
Part 2 of 2. In the company of Dave Ravenscroft, Mark takes questions from the audience at the 2015 Beatles convention in Liverpool.
A Roundtable Discussion with Wally Podrazik - The Beatles
Taped at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, Mark joins Wally Podrazik and Steve Jones to discuss the Beatles in the 50th year of their US breakthrough.
Jewish Book Week 2014: The Beatles – Tune In
Mark is interviewed on stage at Kings Place, London, by Danny Finkelstein – Baron Finkelstein of Pinner – at the annual Jewish Book Week.
Mark Lewisohn talks at Google
Before an audience at Google HQ in New York, Mark discusses Tune In with the hosts of Fab4Free4All podcast Mitch Axelrod, Rob Leonard and Tony Traguardo.
Mark Lewisohn on Tune In
About to be interviewed at Bloomingdale’s department store in Sherman Oaks, CA, Mark discusses Tune In with Stephen K Peeples.
London Beatles Day 2013
Ten days into the publication of Tune In, Mark is interviewed by Dave Ravenscroft at the 2013 London Beatles Day.
Introduction to the special edition of The Beatles: Tune In
Mark explains the extended edition of Tune In.