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Tea with the Rutles!

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In 1995 I had the great pleasure of interviewing Nasty, Stig and Barry of the Rutles, otherwise known as Neil Innes, Rikki Fataar and John Halsey. Their new album ‘Archeology’

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November 9th 1961 – Brian Epstein sees the Beatles at the Cavern Club

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On November 9th 1961, Brian Epstein went to the Cavern Club to see the Beatles, initially to ask about where to obtain the record they had made in Hamburg with

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November 9th 1966 – When John met Yoko….?

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According to John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and most Beatles books, they first met at the Indica Art Gallery on November 9th 1966, at Yoko’s art exhibition. John and Yoko

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26th October 1965 – the Beatles Receive their MBE Medals from the Queen

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October 26th 1965 – The Beatles receive their MBE medals from the Queen at Buckingham Palace. The Beatles arrive at the palace in John’s black Rolls Royce. 2 years later,

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Paul McCartney – Different Decade, Same Jacket!

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Much was made about Paul McCartney wearing the same jacket to the premiere of ‘The Beatles 8 Day’s a Week, the Touring Years, than he wore to the premiere of

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34 Montagu Square – Home to Ringo Starr, John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix!

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By Richard Porter, author of ‘Guide to the Beatles’ London‘ and Beatles tour guide in London. For more on his book and tours, click here The ground floor and basement

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Ocober 22nd 1999 – Inside Abbey Road Studios

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A great memory from 1999. I was asked to do a special Beatles London tour for DJs from MJI. Later, they were broadcasting Live from Studio One at Abbey Road

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The Beatles at the London Palladium, October 13th 1963

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On 13th October 1963, the Beatles appeared on a TV show called Val Parnel’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium. The Palladium was, and still is, London’s most famous theatre,

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An Interview with Rod Davis of the Quarrymen

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From the archives of the London Beatles Fan Club Magazine: Rod Davis of the Quarry Men remembers the day that John Lennon met Paul McCartney How did you meet John

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Me with Gene Simmons in Abbey Road Studios

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I’ve been lucky enough to be featured on TV a number of times on my Beatles Walks. The best time though was very special, when I did a tour INSIDE

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