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Beatles Love Me Do

5th October 1962 – The Beatles Release Their First Single ‘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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August 1981- My First Beatles Convention in Liverpool

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In August 1981 I attended my first annual Beatles convention in Liverpool – but certainly not my last – since then I’ve been to 35! I had been a Beatles

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13th July 1954 – the Recording Session that changed British Music History

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“Without Lead Belly, no Lonnie Donegan, without Lonnie Donegan, no Beatles.” – George Harrison.July 13th 1954 – one of the most important recording sessions in British rock and pop history

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Fredrich-Ebert Halle, where the Beatles recorded My Bonnie

It Was 60 Years Ago Today – the Beatles Record ‘My Bonnie’ with Tony Sheridan

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It was 60 Years ago today! The Beatles made their first commercially released recordings in Fredrich-Ebert Halle, in Harburg, about 15 miles outside of Hamburg. They mainly backed Tony Sheridan,

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October 5th 1962 – The Beatles first Single, ‘Love Me Do’ is Released in the UK

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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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August 11th 1966 – Beatles Press Conference to Launch new tour turns into Interview with John Lennon about his ‘The Beatles are more Popular than Jesus Christ’ Comment.

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John Lennon made the remark to Maureen Cleave of the London Evening Standard during an extensive series of interiews with each Beatle. The comment made little impact in the UK

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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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29th November – Remembering George Harrison

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George Harrison passed away on this date in 2001. He will be remembered in our hearts and minds for all time. Here are some photos I took of George.  

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October 13th 1963 – The Beatles at the London Palladium

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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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