Pete Best first met The Beatles in The Casbah Coffee Club, shortly after that he was their drummer. Pete played with the band many times around Liverpool, the United Kingdom and Hamburg but was eventually replaced by Ringo Starr.
Now aged 73
As part of International Beatleweek and John Lennon's 75th Birthday celebrations, the Beatles Story caught up with John Lennon's New York photographer, Bob Gruen, whose photographs are now available to view at our exhibition. Here, Bob
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the release of ‘Yesterday and Today’, infamous for its ‘Butcher’ album cover, Liverpool writer Dale Roberts (@DRDaleRoberts on Twitter) gives his take on the story behind this now rare item.
To celebrate 50 years since The Beatles performed in Japan, Julia Baird, John Lennon’s sister, is leading a delegation of key partners from Liverpool on a trip to Tokyo in a bid to help strengthen the city’s links with Asia.