Month: January 2017

January 30th 1969 Up on the Roof – The Beatles Last Live Performance

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The Beatles last ever live performance took place on the roof of 3 Savile Row, the Beatles’ ‘Apple’ HQ, on January 30th 1969. However, things could have been very different,

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USA Today….

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King of the Street Walkers When it comes to possessing a thorough knowledge of the movements of the Beatles, there are few who can surpass Richard Porter. Dubbed the “Beatles

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..And the Press Said:

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A nice article about my London Beatles Walk. For more info on the tours, see http://www.beatlesinlondon.com london feature

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Beatles Coffee Shop

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After 10 years of ownership, Irina and I are selling the Beatles Coffee Shop. Our last day will be February 5th. I will be making a formal announcement about the

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An Abbey Road Reunion

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September 26th 1994 was the 25th anniversary of the release of the Abbey Road Album, and to celebrate, Abbey Road Studios invited all the producers and engineers that worked on

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19th January 1967 – A Day in the Life….

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On January 19th 1967, the Beatles began work on a new song for their forthcoming new album. The working title was ‘In the Life of…’, but a day later became

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RIP ‘Magic Alex’ the Beatles Electronics ‘Guru’

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We’ve lost yet another important person in the Beatles story – Yanni Alexis Mardas, or as he was nicknamed by John Lennon, ‘Magic Alex’. It is fair to say that

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January 12th 1964 The Beatles at the London Palladium – Take 2

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On January 12th, 1964, the Beatles made their second appearance on the top TV show ‘Val Parnell’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium. They had first appeared on the show

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10th January 1969 ‘See You around the Clubs!’ George Walks Out on the Beatles

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January 10th 1969. The Beatles were rehearsing at Twickenham Film Studios for their ‘Get Back’ project. At lunchtime a row broke out and George got up, said ‘See you around

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A Hard Day’s Star Wars!

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Ever wondered why A Hard Day’s Night looks so good as a film?  Well, maybe one reason was the the head of photography was Gilbert Taylor, one of the UK’s

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