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
Leslie Cavendish continues his fascinating story about becoming the hairdresser to The Beatles in the 1960s.… Read More Liddypod 15 – Leslie Cavendish Interview: Part 2
Our discussion with Leslie was so much fun, it is being split into 2 episodes. So many amazing stories, you won’t want to miss a single minute! Episode 2 to follow soon.
Welcome to Liddypod 13 where we discuss the birthday boy, Ringo Starr, now 80 years old, and the fantastic book written by Alex Cain and Terry McCusker; “Ringo Starr and the Beatles Beat”. Discover why Ringo is one of the all-time great drummers and often underrated too. Enjoy!
In this latest edition of the Liddypod podcast, it is David’s turn to interview Paul for a change! Paul has been a Blue Badge Beatles guide for many years and he tells us how Beatles tourism started in Liverpool, including all of its ups and downs. Sit back and listen to a fascinating story of… Read More Liddypod 12 – Beatles, Beesley and Tourism
Listen to Liddypod 11 now Paul talks to David about his new book, “The Country of Liverpool: Nashville of The North”, looking at the country music scene in Liverpool and the Country roots of The Beatles