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Year: 2017

Paul McCartney in Train Journey Shock!

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Well, it must be a low news day today. The UK tabloids think it’s news that Paul McCartney travels alone on a train ‘without the usual rock star entourage’. Well,

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With Gene Simmons in Abbey Road Studios!

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I’ve been doing Beatles tours for about 25 years and during that time have taken around 150,000 people on tours. Perhaps the best experience I had was when I was

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14th June 1965 – Paul McCartney’s Day!

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On 14th June 1965, the Beatles recorded 3 songs in a day dominated by Paul McCartney. Between 2:30 and 5:30 they recorded Paul’s country influenced song, ‘I’ve Just Seen A

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‘Kenwood’, John Lennon’s ‘stockbroker belt’ Residence

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John Lennon bought ‘Kenwood’, a large house on the exclusive St. George’s Hill Estate, for £20,000 on 15 July 1964, on the advice of The Beatles’ accountants, Dr Walter Strach

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6th June 1962 – the Beatles First Recording Session at Abbey Road Studios

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June 6th 1962 – the Beatles record ‘Love Me Do’ at their first session at EMI Studios, Abbey Road. They also recorded versions of ‘Besame Mucho’, ‘PS I Love You’

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Apple Scruffs at Abbey Road

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So there I was on my London Beatles Walk, outside Abbey Road Studios, telling the story of how Beatles fans Lizzie Bravo and Gayleen Pease sang backing vocals on ‘Across

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Kenny Everett on Sgt Pepper

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In an exclusive interview for the London Beatles Fanclub magazine, Kenny Everett told me about the first time he heard ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’. “I first heard Sergeant

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The Beatles In Chelsea

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During the 1960s, the Chelsea area of London was the most fashionable, and proved to be a magnet for the rich and famous to live, shop and party. The Beatles

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22nd May 1968 – the Beatles Launch Apple Tailoring

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May 22nd 1968 – John,Yoko, George and Pattie attend press launch of Apple Tailoring (Civil and Theatrical), 161 Kings Road, Chelsea. Before going to the new shop, they attend a

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19th May 1967 – the Launch Party of Sgt Pepper at Brian Epstein’s House

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On May 19th 1967, the Beatles gathered at Brian Epstein’s house in Chapel Street, Belgravia, for the launch party of their new album, ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’. Among

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