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Month: May 2020

Paul McCartney on Little Richard

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‘From ‘Tutti Frutti’ to ‘Long Tall Sally’ to ‘Good Golly, Miss Molly’ to ‘Lucille’, Little Richard came screaming into my life when I was a teenager. I owe a lot

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Watch Little Richard discuss The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and more in wonderful 1964 interview

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Today, May 9th 2020, will be recorded in the history books of popular culture as the day that one of rock music’s founding fathers, Little Richard, passed away. Richard, the

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Little Richard, Founding Father of Rock Who Broke Musical Barriers, Dead at 87

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Little Richard, a founding father of rock and roll whose fervent shrieks, flamboyant garb, and joyful, gender-bending persona embodied the spirit and sound of that new art form, died Saturday.

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May 9th 1962 – Brian Epstein Secures First Beatles Recording Session With George Martin

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On May 9th 1962, Brian Epstein met with George Martin at EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London to discuss The Beatles. They had first met at George Martin’s office at EMI

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Iconic BBC Maida Vale studios where The Beatles, Beyoncé and David Bowie all performed is given protection from redevelopment

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The famous BBC Maida Vale Studios have been given protection from redevelopment, after receiving grade II-listed status from Historic England. Pop royalty from the Beatles to Beyoncé, Bing Crosby and

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PAUL McCARTNEY FRESHEN UP EUROPEAN SUMMER TOUR CANCELLED

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Due to the current global situation Paul and his team have been forced to cancel the forthcoming European tour dates. Given current and future work commitments it has not been possible

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As the Beatles’ Let It Be turns 50, a new film looks back at the album that led to the band’s breakup

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If there’s one phrase that best sums up the Beatles’ final album, Let It Be, it is this: “The road to hell is paved with good intentions”. No album made

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The hilarious letter George Harrison sent to a fan who asked him for money

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George Harrison is undoubtedly the coolest Beatle but he was also one of the most dryly funny. Growing up in Liverpool had blessed all the members with a caustic course wit but

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Tributes to Shrewsbury’s ‘lovely, kind and unassuming’ Tim King

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Tim King, a former tourism officer, died suddenly over the weekend. He was a popular figure in Shropshire after moving up from Somerset in 2006 to work for the South

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Handwritten Beatles lyrics and Prince’s guitar going under the hammer

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Prince’s Blue Cloud guitar and Sir Paul McCartney’s handwritten lyrics to a Beatles hit are among a trove of music memorabilia going under the hammer. Prince’s custom-made 1984 instrument no

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