Tag: Penny Lane

The Windy History of Penny Lane: The Beatles, the Slave Trade and a Now-Resolved Controversy

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The signs for Liverpool’s Penny Lane are often decorated with graffiti: names, dates, well wishes to the Beatles who immortalized the street in their 1967 hit. This month, though, the scrawlings changed:

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Penny Lane: ‘No link’ between Liverpool street and slaver, museum finds

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Liverpool’s International Slavery Museum has concluded that there is “no link” between Penny Lane and slave owner James Penny. Last week, signs on the road made famous by The Beatles song of the same name were vandalised

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Danny Boyle and Himesh Patel spotted filming on Penny Lane for new blockbuster

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Director Danny Boyle and former Eastenders actor Himesh Patel have been spotted filming for a new Richard Curtis romantic comedy on Penny Lane. Himesh was snapped filming for the same

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Giles Martin Speaks Out over International Record Store Day Controversy

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For International Record Store Day, a special 7 inch vinyl single was released of Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane. Only 7000 were released for the world, sparking long queues at participating

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Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane Single for International Record Store Day

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For Record Store Day 2017, an exclusive, limited edition 7″ single of The Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Penny Lane”, among the first songs recorded during the Sgt. Pepper sessions,

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The Charts – 50 Years Ago Today.

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The charts from 50 years ago this week – with ‘Release Me’ keeping ‘Penny Lane’ and ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ getting to number one. It was weird further down too –

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Sgt Pepper to be re-released, including Strawberry Fields Forever and Penny Lane?

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The Daily Mirror newspaper in the UK are reporting that Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is to be re-released on June 1st – the 50th anniversary of its original

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