After being forced to retire from work at the age of 35 through ill health, David found therapy in studying The Beatles and Liverpool.
He spent 9 years working on his first book which has received international acclaim, and his second book “The Fab 104” has been universally lauded.
He is publishing a new book on The Beatles drummers with Garry Popper called “Looking for the Fourth Beatle” and is associate producer for the film “Looking for Lennon”.
© 2016 David A Bedford
The definitive book on The Beatles and Liverpool
FAB ONE HUNDRED AND FOUR
The Evolution of The Beatles, from 1956-
THE FOURTH BEATLE
The 23 drummers who put the beat behind the Fab Three
From the author of “Liddypool” and “The Fab One Hundred & Four” and the film producer of “Get Back” and “Looking for Lennon”
For the first time…
..the Complete Chronicle of the ‘forgotten’ Beatles’ who played their part in the long quest for a drummer.
“They’d had a succession of drummers through the years and finally found one who integrated, someone who fitted. Until this point it was always John, Paul, George … and a drummer…”
Neil Aspinall. Former CEO of Apple and the Beatles first road manager.
A Special Collector’s Numbered Limited Edition
High Quality Hard Back -
A Double CD featuring 41 Rare Song Tracks
The fourth Beatle was Ringo, right? Wrong!
How about John, Paul, George and Norman?
Or John, Paul, George and Tommy…or Johnny…or Terry?
Or even Ronnie the Ted! Ronnie the who? Exactly!
Ringo Starr wasn’t the fourth Beatle. He wasn’t even the last! Half a century and hundreds of books after the Beatles went their separate ways, “Finding The Fourth Beatle” has finally pieced together the untold story of the Fab Three’s long quest for a permanent drummer -
Thanks to their unrivalled network of sources Liverpool author’s David Bedford and Garry Popper have produced an in-
Highlights include: Why Pete Best was not fired/sacked
Those drummers who were almost the "Fourth Beatle", and those who weren't
PLUS why Brian Epstein didn't sign the first Beatles contract
How Ringo Starr joined The Beatles -
A previously unknown Beatles contract
The vindication of Pete Best and a celebration of Ringo Starr
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