Month: March 2017

Pepper Colours?

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This interesting design appeared today on the official Beatles Website http://www.beatles.com – it took me a minute or two to realise it is the colours of the uniforms the Beatles are

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30th March 1967 – The Photo for the Sgt Pepper Album Cover Taken

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It was 50 years ago today that the photo for the cover of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was taken. The cover was designed by Peter Blake and his

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RINGO STARR AND HIS ALL STARR BAND ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES FOR FALL 2017

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THE LONGEST RUNNING ALL STARR ENSEMBLE FEATURES TODD RUNDGREN, GREGG ROLIE, STEVE LUKATHER, RICHARD PAGE, WARREN HAM AND GREGG BISSONETTE TOUR KICKS OFF FRIDAY OCTOBER 13 WITH A LIMITED ENGAGEMENT

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25 March 1966 – the Beatles ‘Butcher Cover’ Photo Session

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March 25th 1966. The Beatles have a photo session with Robert Whitaker  that produces the infamous ‘Butcher Cover’. In 2004, in this exclusive interview, Robert told me how it came

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Pete Shotton RIP

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I’ve just heard of the passing of Pete Shotton, John Lennon’s best friend, and a founder member of the Quarrymen. Pete later was the manager of the Beatles Apple Shop

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Another Sgt Pepper Tribute Gig in London….

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The Analogues (from the Netherlands) will be playing Sgt Pepper Live at the Indigo O2 on May 22nd. For more details on the band, see http://www.theanalogues.co.uk/

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Sgt Pepper Coming to Liverpool

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It has been announced that a special festival to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band will be held in Liverpool in May

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Business as Usual!

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Like everyone, I was shocked and saddened by the tragic events in London yesterday. However life goes on, and my London Beatles Walk continue as usual. I was very gladdened

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The Charts – 50 Years Ago Today.

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The charts from 50 years ago this week – with ‘Release Me’ keeping ‘Penny Lane’ and ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ getting to number one. It was weird further down too –

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Yoko’s ‘Bottoms’ at the Royal Albert Hall!

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Yoko Ono’s Film No. 4 (known as ‘Bottoms’) was famously banned by the Royal Albert Hall and UK film censors in 1967. Fifty years later, with Ms. Ono’s permission, the

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