The biggest crowd the Beatles ever appeared in front of was in Adelaide, Australia. But the Beatles had more connections with Southern Australia then just that 1964 tour. Michael Savvas, together with his daughter Olivia, has written a fascinating book full of amazing stories, including the Beatles amazing 1964 tour. The book cover was also… Read More The Beatles Down Under: One Dream Ago
The Beatles in Aldershot – December 1961 The disastrous Beatles gig in Aldershot in December 1961 ended Sam Leach’s hope of becoming the manager of The Beatles and confirmed the feelings of John, Paul, George and Pete that Brian Epstein was the man to manage them. Liddypod 21 is a fascinating chat with Alan Hope,… Read More Hope for The Beatles in Aldershot?
David on BBC Radio Merseyside David was the guest on Roger Lyon’s show on BBC Radio Merseyside, talking about his latest book, The Country of Liverpool: Nashville of the North. Find out more about “The Country of Liverpool” here https://thecountryofliverpool.com/
Coming to the UK on 17th July is the first ever Beatles-Themed Drive in Movie festival. With the greatest pop film, “A Hard Day’s Night” as the main film, it is supported by the National Film Award-nominated “Looking for Lennon” and the story of the most famous club in the world, “The Cavern (The Beat… Read More Drive My Car Beatles Film Festival
Part 2 of the conversation with Beatles bass player Chas Newby as he discusses the birth of Beatlemania… Read More Chas Newby Part 2 – Beatlemania!
This is the first of a two-part chat with Chas Newby, a friend of Pete Best who was drafted into The Beatles line-up for 4 important gigs over the Christmas of 1960. What did he remember of The Casbah, The Quarrymen of John, Paul, George and Ken Brown, and how did he end up playing… Read More Chas Newby – Once a Beatle
In this bonus episode, listen to David Bedford being interviewed on BBC Radio Merseyside by Sean Styles as they discuss his latest book, “The Country of Liverpool: Nashville of the North”.… Read More Liddypod Christmas Bonus Episode
David talking with Angie McCartney, Paul McCartney’s stepmother… Read More Liddypod 18 – Angie McCartney
Welcome to Episode 17 of Liddypod, where David interviews Terry Crain who has written a fascinating book about one of the most controversial aspects of The Beatles career; merchandising in the US. You can listen here, on your favourite Podcast platform or YouTube. Happy listening David Bedford and Paul Beesley
David’s rare interview with Peter Hindley, friend of John Lennon at Quarry Bank… Read More Liddypod 16 – Peter Hindley, friend of John Lennon