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
This is a Mellotron MK11. A Mellotron is an early synthesizer or sampler made up of a series of magnetic tapes to recreate different sounds. The keyboard is connected to a series of prerecorded tape loops giving sounds like flute, brass and choir
Allan Williams, original manager of The Beatles has been awarded with a top civic honour in recognition of his contribution to the music industry in Liverpool.
The Citizen of Honour award was introduced by Liverpool City Council in 2008 to for