Sad news on the passing of Dennis Littler. As you will read from this article, I interviewed Denis for my book The Fab One Hundred and Four. He was the guy on the right of Mike McCartney’s famous colour photo of the Quarrymen.
Lovely guy and what a story too!
The passing of Dennis Littler
I had the opportunity to take a look inside 1 Blomfield Road, home to Julia Lennon, her partner John “Bobby” Dykins and their daughters Julia and Jackie.
John, of course spent a lot of time there with his mother and family. It was here that Julia taught John how to play banjo chords on his guitar, and so much more.
Come inside with me now:
Inside Julia’s House
In my latest video I look at the 6 drummers who played with the Beatles/ Silver Beatles/ Beatals over a 2 month period from May to July 1960.
Click on the video below to enjoy it!
11th September was a bad day for Ringo. He walked into the studio and saw Andy White setting up his drums, while Ringo was reduced to playing the tambourine!
Through my interview with Andy White, discover what really happened that day.
Andy White replaces Ringo
In my latest video, join me on the coast of Wales where I wander through one of the strangest places you could ever visit!
Brian holidayed here for many years, and George loved it so much that he celebrated his 50th birthday party here.
But where is it? Join me now.
George Martin and Brian Epstein
On 16th August 1962, Pete Best was taken into Brian Epstein’s office and fired. Or was he?
With the full information in my book Finding the Fourth Beatle, here is a summary of what happened in that summer of 1962 in my latest YouTube video
Why Pete Best wasn’t fired
Hidden away in the BBC archives is this gem of a feature from 1973 when there was an attempt to celebrate the Beatles and Merseybeat.
This is the only TV interview with original Beatles drummer Tommy Moore!
Don’t miss it.
Back from pounding the streets of Hamburg, I am back on the streets of Liverpool with the latest in my walking tours.
This time, one of Brian’s tailors and the great Liverpool Town Hall reception. Watch below.
Beatles Walking Tour #9
Following on from my recent trip to Hamburg, here is part 2 of my walking tour down the Grosse Freiheit to find the Beatles sites.
This time I take you to the Reeperbahn and the Top Ten Club, the police station where Paul and Pete were locked up overnight and the famous Star Club.
Watch the video below
Hamburg Part 2
Not long back from Hamburg so I thought I would share my video with you.
See what the Grosse Freiheit looks like and the first one looks at the Bambi Kino, the Indra and the Kaiserkeller.
Take a look at the video now
The Beatles in Hamburg