Jimi Hendrix: the Sgt Pepper experience
07th May, 2017

Jimi Hendrix: the Sgt Pepper experience

On Sunday 4th June 1967, guitarist Jimi Hendrix paid the ultimate compliment to The Beatles by performing the title track from their ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ album live just three days after its release.
Beatles In India: the road to Rishikesh
22nd April, 2017

Beatles In India: the road to Rishikesh

Ahead of next year's 50th anniversary celebrations of The Beatles' visit to India, we take a trip to the Maharishi’s Ashram in Rishikesh to see where the Fab Four stayed.
The Jacaranda: a legendary Liverpool venue
21st April, 2017

The Jacaranda: a legendary Liverpool venue

Opened in the late 1950s as a coffee bar by local businessman and promoter Allan Williams, the legendary Jacaranda club in Liverpool is steeped in Beatles history.
Song Facts: I Am The Walrus…
13th April, 2017

Song Facts: I Am The Walrus…

Written during the Summer of Love, and shortly after the release of ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’, The Beatles’ song ‘I Am The Walrus’ is certainly one of their most obscure.
Drake's Drum: the McCartney family horse
06th April, 2017

Drake's Drum: the McCartney family horse

In 1964 Paul McCartney bought a racing horse named Drake’s Drum for his father Jim, it went on to win the Hylton Plate, the race that preceded the famous Grand National.
Memorabilia: alternative Sgt Pepper cover
30th March, 2017

Memorabilia: alternative Sgt Pepper cover

It was 50 years ago today since the cover shoot for 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' took place, but did you know there were alternative versions of this iconic album cover?
The Luck of the Irish: The Beatles and Ireland
17th March, 2017

The Luck of the Irish: The Beatles and Ireland

The greatest band in the world came from Liverpool, a city with an Irish population so large that it’s known as “The Real Capital of Ireland”, but although The Beatles’ success is familiar to all, their Irish roots are not so well-known.
She's A Woman: Women and Their Influence on The Beatles
08th March, 2017

She's A Woman: Women and Their Influence on The Beatles

Whilst the Fab Four clearly caused a frenzy amongst women in the 60's, little is known about how women influenced them.
Review: Revolution in the Head
02nd March, 2017

Review: Revolution in the Head

Revolution in the Head: The Beatles' Records and the Sixties is a book by British music critic and author Ian MacDonald, and may just be the best Beatles book ever written.
Mersey Beat to Hamburg Sound: A Tale of Two Cities
24th February, 2017

Mersey Beat to Hamburg Sound: A Tale of Two Cities

John Lennon famously said ‘I grew up in Liverpool but I became an adult in Hamburg’ and during a recent city sales mission to the famous German city we took time out of our busy schedule for a trip down to the Reeperbahn to relive this important chapter in history.
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