On this day in 1962, The Beatles rolled up at EMI STUDIOS in Abbey Road, London, to do their audition with George Martin.
It didn’t all go well, plus there were conversations which led to misunderstandings, which led to The Beatles getting rid of drummer Pete Best.
What really happened that day?
Find out in my latest video.
In part 2 of my interview with the late Chas Newby, we discuss one of the most important concerts in Beatles history and the part he played.
27th December 1960 at Litherland Town Hall was the first taste of Beatlemania.
Listen to this fascinating interview with one-time Beatles bass player, Chas Newby.
In my latest video, follow the journey that led to The Beatles being seen by 73 million people on the Ed Sullivan Show.
The latest video on our Brightmoon Liverpool channel is the first podcast episode of Liddypod, with myself and good friend Paul Beesley.
We cover the history of Liverpool and ask the question: is Liverpool the Fifth Beatle?
What do you think?
For our latest video, join me as I show you one of Liverpool’s grandest streets, where we have our offices.
Then I show you Chinatown and our Chinese Arch plus our relic from WWII, St. Luke’s, known as the bombed-out church.
Watch the video now
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
I am writing this from Hamburg where I celebrated Stuart’s birthday yesterday, passing near to the house where he sadly died in 1962.
But I wanted to celebrate his life, so I out together this short video of the places he lived in Liverpool and how John and the Beatles became part of his life.
When The Beatles went down to EMI Studios on 6th June 1962, were they under contract or was it an audition?
This was the day that would change the story of the Beatles forever. It would lead to the Beatles obtaining their recording contract from Parlophone and working with George Martin.
It also led to the end of the road for Pete Best in the Beatles.
Examine the evidence with me now in this video.
The first photos that Brian Epstein commissioned of the new Fab Four were taken on waste ground in north Liverpool.
Little did John know of the significance of the location.
Find out more in this video
The Beatles were known for their sense of humour! In this latest video, myself and Roger discuss the TV appearance in November 1963 of The Beatles with Liverpool comedian Ken Dodd.
There is also some Beatles trivia too!