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
David talking with Angie McCartney, Paul McCartney’s stepmother… Read More Liddypod 18 – Angie McCartney
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?