In Episode 5 of my new series on how The Quarrymen became the Beatles, using rare interviews, I look at Pete Shotton, John Lennon’s best friend.
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Author: David Bedford
David Bedford grew up in The Dingle, attended the primary school that Ringo Starr did, before moving to Penny Lane, where his three daughters attended Dovedale Primary School, where John Lennon and George Harrison had previously attended.
His first book, "Liddypool" was published in 2009, now in its third edition. His second book, "The Fab one hundred and Four" was published in 2013, and his third book, "Finding the Fourth Beatle" was published in 2018. He was also the Associate Producer and Beatles historian for the documentary feature film, "Looking for Lennon".
He is working on several other projects at the moment,
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2 thoughts on “The Quarrymen: Pete Shotton and John Lennon”
It was smart of them to clean out the bomb shelter to practice–to say nothing of the echo inside a tin structure!
Great atmosphere though!! 😂