Author: Richard Porter

August 8th 1969 – the Beatles Cross Abbey Road for the famous Album Cover Photo

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On 8th August 1969, at 11.35am, four men walked across a zebra crossing in St John’s Wood. Hardly an earth-shattering event, but since then millions of people have come to

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First look inside the Linda McCartney retrospective at the Walker Art Gallery

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The wives of great men are so often cast in a supporting role, their lives dedicated to helping their spouses from the wings of the world stage. Not so Linda

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Join my London Beatles walk on Saturday August 8th – on the anniversary of the Beatles crossing Abbey Road for the famous album cover pic!

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The Beatles ‘In My Life’ Walk“There are places I’ll remember all my life”, sang the Beatles in one of their most evocative songs.Many of those places are in the “London

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THE BEATLES KIDS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

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Attention, baby boomers! Here’s a little harsh news for you. The Beatles broke up more than fifty years ago. But in the short time the four Liverpudlian lads were together,

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At home with Paul McCartney: His most candid interview yet

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In the collective pause of pandemic, introspection finds fresh expression. And for Paul McCartney, who would have headlined Glastonbury this summer, 60 years on the world stage offers much on

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Roll up for the Magical Mystery Tour – Step right this way!

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This walk is a unique opportunity to Imagine The Beatles and the swinging 60s in London. It is a Magical Mystery Tour of the Beatles’ London haunts: their Apple offices,

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The story behind the cinema where The Beatles and The Rolling Stones performed

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A luxury Nottinghamshire cinema where iconic names such as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones once took to the stage is now where the town’s Primark is located. The Granada

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From Sgt Pepper to family moments: Linda McCartney retrospective – in pictures

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More than 250 photographs taken by Linda McCartney go on display from August at Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. The exhibition will display her contact sheets featuring images of the

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JULY 31ST 1968 – THE BEATLES RECORD HEY JUDE AT TRIDENT STUDIOS, SOHO, LONDON

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The Beatles recorded ‘Hey Jude’ at Trident Studios, St Anne’s Court, Soho, London, on July 31st 1968. It was one of the very few times that the Beatles recorded away

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The Londoner: Help! Beatles PA threw away a John Lennon and Paul McCartney song

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Joanne Petersen, former PA to Beatles manager Brian Epstein, tells Best of British magazine of an expensive mistake. “John and Paul came and wrote a song in my office once

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