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Year: 2020

Rock and Roll Book Club: Peter Asher’s ‘Beatles from A to Zed’

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Recently, a friend of mine posed a question: if you were booking a cover band for your wedding, which band would they cover? After thinking about it for a few

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Beatles, Rolling Stones Appear in New Chuck Berry Tribute Program

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Rare and classic footage of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Jimi Hendrix, and others covering Chuck Berry tunes will be compiled in a new tribute to the rock & roll legend, Brown Eyed Handsome Man,

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4th February 1968 – The Beatles Record 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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Just How Important was George Martin to The Beatles?

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Six Legendary Producers, Mark Ronson, Jimmy Jam, Joe Henry, Alan Parsons, Peter Asher & Judith Sherman, Discuss The Impact of “the Fifth Beatle.” “I highly doubt there is one song I have

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Video of the Day – Apple Promo Film

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Here is a promo film for the Beatles new company ‘Apple Corps’. Made in 1968 it includes footage of Paul singing ‘Blackbird’ and ‘Helter Skelter’ in Abbey Road Studios. Also

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Julian Lennon Shares Cancer Scare.

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Julian Lennon posted this on his Facebook page.  Alarming, but it seems he caught it in time. Julian Lennon: A few days ago, I went to visit My dermatologist, here

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Footage from 1999 of old London Road Odeon before demolition is sure to bring back memories

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  Those of a certain age in Liverpool will remember the former Odeon cinema, on London Road. It opened for business back on October 15, 1934 and as well as

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Inside Marylebone, London’s Quaintest Rail Terminus

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[Blogger’s note – this is where the Beatles shot the opening scenes of A Hard Day’s Night, and where my ‘Beatles in My Life’ walk starts What’s your favourite railway

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Up on the Roof

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On the Anniversary of the Beatles Rooftop Concert – I wanted to share this story written by Esther Shafer, my late wife, about the time we went on the roof

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Paul McCartney didn’t want to visit old home

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Sir Paul McCartney didn’t want to go inside his old house for ‘Carpool Karaoke’ because it felt ”weird” but eventually agreed. Sir Paul McCartney didn’t want to go inside his old house

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