Author: Richard Porter

UK TV Premiere of The Beatles: Eight Days A Week Tonight!

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Watch the UK TV Premiere of The Beatles: Eight Days A Week on Channel 4 this Friday, 5th January, at 9pm. “This film is fantastic. So many live performances I’ve

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New Paul McCartney Album out soon?

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It seems Paul McCartney long awaited new album should be out this year. Paul said on his website, “Paul: “I’ll probably be putting out a new album. So, I’d like that

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Beatles Take Top Spots in US Vinyl Sales

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The vinyl revival continued in 2017 — and people clearly needed more Beatles records for their turntables, because the band took the top two spots on the year-end sales chart for the

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Beatles promoter Tony Calder dies aged 74

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Tony Calder, the music manager who promoted the Beatles’ debut single Love Me Do, died on 2 January at the age of 74. Calder, who was born in Surrey, was

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Memories of Working for Apple

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I met a lovely lady today called Louise Dryden, whose father, David Goodwin, worked for the Beatles at Apple. He was employed by Alexis Mardas at Apple Electronics at Boston

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Map of The Beatles’ London Drawn by John Lennon!!!

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Thanks to Alan G Parker for letting me share this. A map of the Beatles’s London, drawn by John Lennon on a copy of the White Album!! An amazing find

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Remembering George Martin

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Sir George Martin was born on this day in 1926. I was lucky enough to meet him on many occasions, and always found him to be a very charming man.

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Great Radio Show on the History of the Beatles

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I’ve just been made aware of this great show ‘ History of the Beatles 1962-1970 by Roger Scott. Roger was one of my favourite DJs and knew the Beatles well

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New Issue of British Beatles Fanclub Magazine Now Available

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Issue 64 (now there is a Beatley number for you!) of the excellent British Beatles Fanclub magazine is now available. It includes: Editorial The Beatles A Day In The Life

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Yoko Congratulates Ringo on his Knighthood

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Yoko One has publicly congratulated Ringo Starr on his Knighthood. On her Facebook page she wrote: “Dear Sir Ringo I am very happy that you have received this honour from

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