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
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
Welcome to episode 6 of Liddypod, as we have our special on George Harrison, the so-called “Quiet Beatle”. Join Paul and David in Wavertree, by George Harrison’s birthplace at 12, Arnold Grove, where we talk about his childhood, his religious interest – and rebellion – which began at a very early age – and of… Read More Liddypod 6 – George Harrison
Discover the story behind The Beatles 23 drummers, and why Pete Best was never sacked.… Read More Liddypod 5 – Finding the Fourth Beatle
Sir George Martin was one of those contenders for “Fifth Beatle”, without whom The Beatles would never have achieved the acclaim they did. … Read More Liddypod 4 – Sir George Martin
So, our third episode is dedicated to The Beatles at Christmas, where Paul and David discuss the famous Beatles Christmas Records. But we also look at Christmas through the whole of The Beatles career, and how it tells their story, their crises, and their evolution too. … Read More Liddypod 3 – The Beatles at Christmas
Thank you for your great response to our first episode. For our second episode of Liddypod, we headed down to the Dingle to explore the world of Ringo, and the other Beatles too, plus David reveals some of his childhood growing up in the Dingle. It was a little windy, so do forgive the extra… Read More “Liddypod: Episode 2 – “Sentimental Journey”
In this first episode, David and Paul discuss the importance of Liverpool to The Beatles, as we look at Liverpool’s history and the impact it had on the Fab Four. Could The Beatles have come from any other city?