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Year: 2018

April 18th 1963 – Twist and Shout at the Royal Albert Hall!

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April 18th 1963. Yet another busy day for the Beatles. During the day, they do a photo session with Fiona Adams. One of the pics is selected as the cover

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The Rutles – It was 40 Years Ago Today!

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40 Years ago today – ‘The Rutles – all You Need is Cash’ was first broadcast on US television. To commemorate the anniversary here is an interview I did with

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11th February 1963 ‘Please Please Me’ in One Day

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On February 11th 1963, the Beatles recorded their debut album Please Please Me in one day! (Their second album took even longer :>) In an amazing recording session that lasted

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4th February 1968 – Recording Across the Universe – With a Little Help…

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February 4th 1968. The Beatles are recording Across the Universe at EMI, Abbey Road. Half way through the session, Paul McCartney comes out of the Studio, and asks the fans

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January 31st 1969 – The Long and Winding Road to Let it Be

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Most people think the ‘rooftop’ concert was the climax of the filming of what became ‘Let it Be’. Well actually, it wasn’t. On January 31st 1969, the Beatles filmed performances

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January 21st 1966 – George Marries Pattie Boyd – but Where?

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On 21st January 1966, George Harrison married Pattie Boyd – but where? There is so much confusion on the internet and in books. Some say Esher Register Office (including Mark

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Jim Hughes, the Founder of Cavern Mecca Passes Away

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I’ve just heard of the passing of Jim Hughes. Jim and his wife Liz started Cavern Mecca, who pioneered Beatles fandom in Liverpool, at a time when Liverpool council didn’t

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The Abbey Road Crossing – Has it Moved?

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If you want to more about the Abbey Road Crossing, and other Beatles sites in London , come on my Beatles London Walks or virtual tours – for more info

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