Month: August 2020

The Beatles festival kicks off in Cavern Club despite coronavirus pandemic

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Liverpool’s Cavern Club, where The Beatles learnt their trade, has hosted its first gig since it was forced to close due to the coronavirus outbreak. “It’s just great to be

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Church collection box linked to Beatles sells at £1,700

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A collection box at the church where Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon played together for the first time has sold for £1,700 at auction. McCartney joined Lennon’s first band

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Threatened Beatles cinema needs a Lidl help from its friends

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The supermarket chain now controls the fate of Liverpool’s Abbey picture house – one of John Lennon’s favourite places In the mid-1960s John Lennon wrote some lyrics that would eventually become the

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John Lennon’s Killer Refused Parole

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It is good to see that the ‘Jerk of all Jerks’ will stay in prison for the foreseeable future :>)

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John Lennon Compilation Announced in Honour of His 80th Birthday

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John Lennon and his 80th birthday this year will be celebrated with a new compilation set. Due out on Lennon’s proper birthday on October 9, Gimme Some Truth: The Ultimate Mixes is

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How Ravi Shankar’s sitar changed George Harrison and The Beatles forever

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We’re taking a look back at an iconic moment in pop music history, the time that Ravi Shankar, the legendary Indian musician, taught The Beatles member George Harrison how to

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The Beatles at Balboa Stadium in 1965? Tony Newman shared the stage: ‘That show was something else!’

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The English drum great, whose credits include David Bowie, Jeff Beck, Little Richard and many more, toured the world with the Fab Four By GEORGE VARGA Tony Newman had a distinctly

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The Beatles on the Abbey Road Crossing

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London Beatles tour guide Richard Porter talking about the iconic Abbey Road Crossing

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60th Anniversary of the Beatles in Hamburg

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For those of you that missed it, or would like to see it again, here is the special show from the Indra Club, Hamburg, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of

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Church collection box linked to The Beatles to go on sale

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The collection box at the church where Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon played together for the first time is to go under the auctioneer’s hammer. McCartney joined Lennon’s first

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