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?
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
David talking with Angie McCartney, Paul McCartney’s stepmother… Read More Liddypod 18 – Angie McCartney
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
Listen to an exclusive interview with Andy White, who replaced Ringo Starr on The Beatles first single… Read More Liddypod 10 – Andy White
We have a special edition of Liddypod this episode as we speak to Marie Darwin about the fantastic appeal to erect a statue to Brian Epstein in Liverpool. Please help us achieve this goal! Thanks for your support Dave and Paul
Sorry for our little break – been a mad crazy summer for Paul and Dave! We are back with Liddypod 7 and a special interview with Laura Lian, whose statue of John Lennon is on display in St. George’s Hall, Liverpool, for the month of August 2019. After that it might be on display elsewhere… Read More Liddypod 7 – A Statue for Lennon