On 9th February 1961, The Beatles made their debut at the Cavern Club at a lunchtime session in front of a couple of hundred people. Exactly 3 years later on 9th February 1964, The Beatles made their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show in front of 73 million people. How did that happen? Listen to… Read More Liddypod #27 From The Cavern to Ed Sullivan
Liddypod is Back! It has been a busy year for Bedford and Beesley, but they are back! Catch up with our intrepid podcasters to see what they have been up to and help us celebrate John’s life as we remember again.
As we commemorate the life of John Lennon on the anniversary of his murder in New York on 8th December, 1980, I had the pleasure and privilege to help celebrate his life on BBC Radio Merseyside with Tony Snell. You can listen to it here:
Get Back With Peter Jackson’s Get Back having streamed on Disney + last weekend, Bedford and Beesley’s Beatles banter this time is their take on the series. What did they think? Find out now
LIDDYPOD 23 – BILL ZYGMANT In our latest episode, David interviews Bill Zygmant who photographed The Beatles, John and Yoko and many stars of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. Bill has a new book just out, with his photographs, accompanied by David’s interviews with Bill and other contextual history. With design by Paul Skellett, there… Read More Bill Zygmant: Photographing The Beatles, John Lennon and the Stars
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