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The Beatles and Economics

Ep. 299

The Beatles will go down in history as one of the most prolific music acts of all time. Their music is still played in our homes and around the world and has influenced pop culture on a global scale.

In this episode, Eric Kohn, Acton's Director of Communications, sits down with Samuel Staley to discuss his new book The Beatles and Economics: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Making of a Cultural Revolution. 

Book | Beatles & Economics 

Pope John Paul, George, and Ringo on the harms of high taxes  

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Music contained in this episode:

Getting Better | The Beatles | 1967

I Want to Hold Your Hand | The Beatles | 1963

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band | The Beatles | 1967

Here Comes the Sun | The Beatles | 1969

Everything in its Right Place | Radiohead | 2000

Come Together | The Beatles | 1969

Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) | The Beatles | 1965

Tomorrow Never Knows | The Beatles | 1966

Strawberry Fields Forever | The Beatles | 1966

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds | The Beatles | 1967

Revolution | The Beatles | 1968

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