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Review – The Beatles: All Our Yesterdays

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I’ve seen a couple of graphic novels telling the story of the Beatles. Some try and cram too much into a small book, others over egg the narrative with knowing references. This one concentrates on the story of the group up to the release of their first single. It’s by no means a comprehensive study of the period, but it… Read more »

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Pondering on past losses.

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Losing musicians affects me in different ways. Sometimes I can play the music in celebration of all that they were and other times I need to avoid hearing them for a little while as it makes me feel far too sad. At the moment parts of my music collection are still laying low from 2016. I was just about beginning… Read more »

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UPDATED – Big Beatles Anniversary Coming Up!

In July it will be 60 years since the fateful day that John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met and set the wheels in motion that would change musical history forever. The moment happened at St Peter’s Church Hall in Woolton village and six decades on the church is celebrating the event and the magic of community with events running… Read more »

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New Robyn Hitchcock Album

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Robyn Hitchcock has a new album due out in April on YepRoc Records. There is a little teaser in the form of a single entitled “I Want To Tell You About What I Want” which sounds spot on to me. Looking forward to hearing the rest. Spread the love5Shares

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John Wetton

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Deeply saddened at the passing of John Wetton. Loved getting a chance to see him with Asia. Thoughts today are with his family, friends and fans.  Additional – Suggested listening from John’s band mate and friend, Geoff Downes Spread the love5Shares

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Celebrate Macca’s 75th Birthday in Liverpool

Jackie Spencer, Beatle Guide extraordinaire, is doing a special Paul McCartney birthday tour this June. In the past I’ve done both Paul and George days organised by Jackie and they are so much fun. The individual tour days are far more in depth than regular tours and Jackie loves to add little unusual touches and surprises on the way too…. Read more »

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Preparing for Cilla’s Unveiling. 

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The current scene outside the Cavern Walks building on Mathew Street in Liverpool as they prepare a statue of Cilla Black ready for its unveiling on Monday.  As you can see they are keeping it under wraps for now.  The statue is just a short way down the street from the Cavern Club. Of course, Cilla famous worked in the… Read more »

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