Month: October 2016

26th October 1965 – the Beatles Receive their MBE Medals from the Queen

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October 26th 1965 – The Beatles receive their MBE medals from the Queen at Buckingham Palace. The Beatles arrive at the palace in John’s black Rolls Royce. 2 years later,

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Paul McCartney – Different Decade, Same Jacket!

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Much was made about Paul McCartney wearing the same jacket to the premiere of ‘The Beatles 8 Day’s a Week, the Touring Years, than he wore to the premiere of

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34 Montagu Square – Home to Ringo Starr, John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix!

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The ground floor and basement apartment of 34 Montagu Square looks like any other in the area. However, the Chicago Tribune has called it ‘The ultimate rock n roll pad’.

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Ocober 22nd 1999 – Inside Abbey Road Studios

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A great memory from 1999. I was asked to do a special Beatles London tour for DJs from MJI. Later, they were broadcasting Live from Studio One at Abbey Road

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The Abbey Road Crossing

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On 8th August 1969, at 11.35am, four men walked across a zebra crossing in St John’s Wood. Hardly an earth-shattering event, but since then millions of people have come to

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The Beatles at the London Palladium, October 13th 1963

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On 13th October 1963, the Beatles appeared on a TV show called Val Parnel’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium. The Palladium was, and still is, London’s most famous theatre,

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An Interview with Rod Davis of the Quarrymen

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From the archives of the London Beatles Fan Club Magazine: Rod Davis of the Quarry Men remembers the day that John Lennon met Paul McCartney How did you meet John

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Me with Gene Simmons in Abbey Road Studios

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I’ve been lucky enough to be featured on TV a number of times on my Beatles Walks. The best time though was very special, when I did a tour INSIDE

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Give My Regards to Wimpole Street – Where Paul McCartney Lived with the Ashers

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Give My Regards to Wimpole St In an extract from his book ‘Guide to the Beatles London’ Richard Porter tells of the London street where Paul McCartney lived with the

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