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
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
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
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
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?