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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
31st January, 2017
Memorabilia: Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite poster
This limited edition poster provides a real insight into the song writing process of John and Paul, pretty much everything from the poster is mentioned within the song.
28th January, 2017
Beatles in China: Beatlemania catching on
The Beatles Story attracts over 250,000 visitors a year and Chinese tourists to the award-winning attraction made up 6% of those during 2016.