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Give My Regards to Wimpole Street – Where Paul McCartney Lived with the Ashers

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In an extract from his book ‘Guide to the Beatles London‘ Richard Porter tells of the London street where Paul McCartney lived with the Asher Family, and dreamed the tune

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An Interview with Robert Whitaker

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Robert Whitaker was the official photographer of The Beatles from 1964-1966 and went on many tours with them. His most notorious picture appeared on the US Album ‘Yesterday and Today’

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October 5th 1962 – The Beatles Release ‘Love me Do’

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On October 5th 1962, the Beatles first single ‘Love Me Do’ was released. On the Parlophone ‘red label’, it featured the Beatles recording made on September 4th 1962, with Ringo

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October 4th 1963 – The Beatles on Ready Steady Go!

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October 4th 1963 – The Beatles made their debut appearance on Ready, Steady, Go! Broadcast on the ITV network, initially just in London, RSG! was British television’s leading pop music

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3rd October 1964 – the Beatles on Shindig

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On this day in 1964, the Beatles filmed a special live performance for the American TV show ‘Shindig!’ at the Granville Theatre in Fulham. The songs included Kansas City/Hey Hey

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October 2nd 2012 – Paul McCartney, Victor Spinetti, and a Magical Mystery Tour

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October 2nd 2012 – a day I will never forget. A day I attended 2 very memorable events, with Paul McCartney at both!! The afternoon was the memorial service to

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An Interview with Jeni Crowley

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A few years ago, I was privileged to meet Jeni Crowley. She worked for the Beatles Fan Club in London, was on the Beatles Magical Mystery Tour coach, and worked

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September 24th 1941 – Remembering Linda McCartney

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Remembering Linda McCartney, who was born on September 24th 1941 – 75 years ago today. I met Linda with Paul on many occasions. I think the nicest was in June

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An Interview with Kenny Everett

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During my time as the President of the London Beatles Fanclub, and the editor of its’ magazine ‘Off the Beatle Track’ I got to meet and interview many great Beatle

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