Half A Century Of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Half A Century Of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

There were many turning points in music history. Countless good and many great albums. Many of them remembered and an even greater number of them forgotten. But there are some albums that just are legendary. That’s it. Not cult albums, that word wouldn’t cut it. Legendary. Today we celebrate an anniversary. Arguably one of the […]

Nearly Half a Century of the Last Beatles’ Album

Of course, we’re talking about Let it be. It went out to be the last, bust just like all the other Beatles stuff – it never grew old. It was their 12th studio album. It was released about a month before the band fell apart completely. Three songs were released before the album as a […]

The Cavern Of The Beatles

Do you ever happen to ask yourselves the question “What would the world be like if…?” Nothing specific, just a question about… something. Well, you will have a good reason to ask that question today Once upon a time, there was a band called “Johnny and the Moondogs” and then there was one called “The Quarrymen“, […]

Lennon Didnâ’t Support Communism… Or Did He?

People usually think they know everything about The Beatles and John Lennon. Itâ’s impossible to think otherwise considering the fact that The Beatles have created the basis for any kind of later form of rock music. The band, who started in the 50â’s, within the rock and roll tradition, was to experiment with other musical forms. They became an axiom […]

Time Travel

On January 12th back in 1964, The Beatles appeared on the ATV show Sunday Night At The London Palladium hosted by Bruce Forsyth.  Such was the rise of The Beatles popularity at this time, that they were able to be paid four times as much as they received on the same show three months earlier. On the […]

The Beatles Release “Abbey Road”

The Beatles released “Abbey Road” on October 1st, 1969 in the USA and September 26th, 1969 in the UK. “Let It Be” was the final album released by The Beatles although it was actually recorded before “Abbey Road”, making the “Abbey Road” sessions the final sessions The Beatles worked on together as a band.
The fact that The Beatles managed to reconvene after the disastrous “Abbey Road” sessions was deemed to be miraculous. What may have been the saving grace was the decision to get George Martin back in to produce the “Abbey Road” sessions. He managed to broker an uneasy peace between the warring Paul McCartney and John Lennon and helped negotiate a path through the debris to pick out the gems, and unbelievably delivered the most coherent record The Beatles ever produced.

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