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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 love41Shares

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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 love41Shares

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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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Prog Mag Facebook Group

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Over the festive period the new broke that TeamRock was going in administration and that Metal Hammer, Classic Rock and Prog magazines were shutting up shop because of it. Sad news as my experience (via social media) of those involved showed a passion for their subjects rather than it just being a job.  Anyway, for any Prog fans on facebook… Read more »

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Mega Rare Beatles Demo Turns Up!

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Finally, I can reveal the most exciting thing we’ve come across for the Beatles Shop Auction in my entire working life. Yup – even better than the time we sold John Lennon’s toilet! And I also get a chance to relate the story before it gets twisted around the press and turned into something completely different. A few weeks ago… Read more »

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Watch B-Leaguers debut video!

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B-Leaguers have released their debut video. It’s of Rock And Roller Toons from their album Death of Western Heart (see my review here – with links to purchase the disc) The video was shot around Liverpool while the band was in the city for International Pop Overthrow. I love it, but I’m biased as if you’re quick you can spot… Read more »

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RIP Henry McCullough

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Perhaps a lot of people will remember the guitarist Henry McCullough as a member of Wings but I will always think of this blistering performance with Joe Cocker at Woodstock whenever he is mentioned. Henry McCullough: Legendary rock guitarist dies – BBC News Spread the love41Shares

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International Pop Overthrow Liverpool 2016

International Pop Overthrow Liverpool is nearly upon us. This will the 14th IPO event in the city and I have not missed one yet. (I’ve even dashed to the venue direct from the airport after a holiday to catch a show). The event rolls up to the Cavern Club and Pub on Mathew Street for eight days and features well… Read more »

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