Category: Reviews

Paul McCartney Live in London – 2 Beatles and a Rolling Stone!

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Wow! What a concert! Last night Paul McCartney played at the O2 in London, and was joined onstage by Ringo Starr and Ronnie Wood!! Paul played in London for the

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Paul Live at the Cavern Club – Part 2

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In the second part of his great review – James Ward continues the story of Paul McCartney’s ‘secret gig’ at the Cavern Club. Something I didn’t mention in part one

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Wonderful Macca at the Cavern memories by James Ward.

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In the first part of a series – James Ward tells of how he saw Paul McCartney’s amazing concert at the Cavern Club I listened to Paul being interviewed by

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My Generation DVD review

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The legend that is Sir Michael Caine takes us for a quick spin around the Swinging Sixties – a decade that totally revolutionised London and indeed Britain – to look

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As Time Goes By by Derek Taylor review – a poignant insight into the Beatles

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In April 1968, Derek Taylor and Paul McCartney were in New York discussing how a new McCartney song, Thingumybob, would be best served played by a brass band. “The best

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Django Bates: Saluting Sgt Pepper review

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Django Bates doesn’t play other people’s music often, but when he does, resemblances to the originals can be opaque. The unruly fiftysomething jazz composer has battered New York, New York into a free-jazz

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Reflections on Liverpool Beatleweek Part Four – British Music Experience and a Concert at the Pier Head

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Day four for us opened with a visit to the British Music Experience. We went to this while it was at the O2 in London, and I was sad when

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Reflections on Liverpool Beatleweek Part Three, Remembering Brian Epstein, and the Adelphi Convention

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A Visit to the Grave of Brian Epstein On our day three of Beatleweek, we visited the grave of Brian Epstein, on the 50th anniversary of his passing. Normally, the

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Reflections on Liverpool Beatleweek Part Two- St Peter’s, Quarrymen, and the Summer of Love!

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Saturday of Beatleweek saw, for me, the highlight of the weekend, a recreation of St Peter’s Church Fete, where, on July 6th 1957, John Lennon first met Paul McCartney. The

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More on ‘It Was 50 Years Ago Today’

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The screening took place in a very nice screening room at the Hospital Club in Covent Garden. Those present included the director, Alan G Parker, and the co- producer Reynold D’Silva

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