Author: Richard Porter

Beatles drummer sacking letter from Brian Epstein up for sale

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A letter written by The Beatles’ manager following the sacking of the band’s original drummer is going under the hammer. Brian Epstein signed up Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison

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Detective who busted John and Yoko lifts the lid on corrupt 1960s policing

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He was the detective who busted John Lennon, George Harrison and Dusty Springfield, the officer who was told by an Old Bailey judge that he had “poisoned the wells of

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Revisit Paul and Linda McCartney’s glorious appearance on The Simpsons

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On October 15th, 1995, the world watched on as two bastions of pop culture came together when former Beatles man Paul McCartney and his wife, Linda, made a joyous appearance

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Spider-Man Just Saved The Day, But He Needed The Beatles’ Help!

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When a mystic force starts taking over the people of New York, Spider-Man comes to the rescue with inspiration from the sweet melodies of The Beatles. Peter Parker gets by

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Rare Beatles ‘Abbey Road’ Items sold at Auction in London

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A rock and roll auction was held at Bonham’s in London today proved there is still a huge market for Beatles related items. The most expensive item sold was a

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13th October 2010 – Yoko Unveils a Plaque to John Lennon at 34 Montagu Square

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On October 13th 2010 I was lucky enough to be invited to the unveiling of an English Heritage Blue Plaque to John Lennon at his old residence at 34 Montagu

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Famous Beatles Cavern Club to get government cash for Covid shutdown

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The Mathew Street venue is deemed a ‘special place which forms the soul of our nation,’ according to the Culture Secretary Liverpool’s famous Cavern Club is one of more than

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John Lennon’s 80th birthday: SSE Arena Wembley illuminated to pay tribute to Beatles star

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Wembley Park’s SSE Arena is to be illuminated when it gets dark to pay tribute to John Lennon on what would be his 80th birthday. Regeneration giant Quintain is paying

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John Lennon’s 80th birthday: How John Lennon’s birth was announced in the ECHO

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The first mentions of both John Lennon and his fellow Beatle Paul McCartney were in the classified columns of their local newspaper Three small lines in the paper’s “births, marriages, and deaths”

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John Lennon was as mythical as he was legendary

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On what would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday, Dylan Jones writes about the legendary Beatle, ‘a man who could be as humdrum as he was remarkable’ While it would be

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