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Who Were The Beatles Influenced by? Conclusion

Finally, the answer to the question of just who were the Beatles influenced by! Read More

Who Were The Beatles Influenced by? Anthology and Beyond

The Beatles went on to influence many bands and artists but who were the Beatles influenced by. In the seventh part of a series we will look at some of the influences who made it on to the Beatles Anthology albums and beyond. Read More

Who Were The Beatles Influenced by? Live at The BBC Disc Two

The Beatles went on to influence many bands and artists but who were the Beatles influenced by. In the sixth part of a series we will look at some of the influences who made it on to the Beatles album Live At The BBC Disc 2. Read More

Who Were The Beatles Influenced by? Live at The BBC Disc One

The Beatles went on to influence many bands and artists but who were the Beatles influenced by. In the fifth part of a series we will look at some of the influences who made it on to the Beatles album Live At The BBC Disc 1. Read More

Who Were The Beatles Influenced by? Help!

The Beatles went on to influence many bands and artists but who were the Beatles influenced by. In the fourth part of a series we will look at some of the influences who made it on to the fifth Beatles album Help! Read More

Who Were The Beatles Influenced by? Beatles for Sale

The Beatles went on to influence many bands and artists but who were the Beatles influenced by. In the third part of a series we will look at some of the influences who made it on to the fourth Beatles album Beatles For Sale. Read More

Who Were The Beatles Influenced by? With The Beatles

The Beatles went on to influence many bands and artists but who were the Beatles influenced by. In the second part of a series we will look at some of the influences who made it on to the second Beatles album With The Beatles. Read More

Who Were The Beatles Influenced by? Please Please Me

The Beatles went on to influence many bands and artists but who were the Beatles influenced by. In the first part of a series we will look at some of the influences who made it on to the first Beatles album Please Please Me. Read More

The Collection: A Cast Best of That Doesn’t Include Their Biggest Hits

Britpop band Cast scored plenty of hits but the only compilation album of the band, for some unknown reason, fails to include some of their biggest hits. Read More

Physicist Brian Cox Did Not Play Piano on The D:ream Hit Things Can Only Get Better

There are many people who casually presume that because famed physicist Brian Cox was a member of the band D:Ream that he played on their biggest hit, Things Can Only Get Better, but he didn’t! Read More

Did The Beatles Pioneer The Use of Indian Sounds on Pop Records?

A brief look at use of Indian sounds on pop records, looking at whether the Beatles pioneered it or just helped popularise it. George Harrison and Ravi Shankar may be the top names when you think about the sitar and the 1960’s but does that mean they were the first? Read More

Tony Sheridan and The Savage Young Beatles!

Tony Sheridan and the savage young Beatles is the name of an album of songs by Tony Sheridan with the Beatles as backing band recorded on two days in 1961. Read on to find out more. Read More

The Beatles: How They Got Their Name

The Beatles were not always known by that name, in fact, they had quite a few monikers before deciding to settle on it. Here we will take a look at how they came about calling themselves the Beatles.
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The Beatles Abbey Road Cover and The Many Imitations

If imitation is a sign of flattery, the Beatles should feel very flattered as their famous Abbey Road album cover has been imitated many times. Here we will take a look at 10 of the best imiations of the Abbey Road cover. Read More

There Ain’t Nothing Like Shagging – or So The Tams Said

There ain’t nothing like shagging, indeed! Don’t just take my word for it, it was the Tams that said so. Read More

The Beatles, More Popular Than Jesus: The Truth Behind The Story

The Beatles were, and continue to be, a music phenomenon. Untouchable in their early years, something happened in 1966 that caused the first public Beatles backlash. The Beatles were bigger than Jesus Christ: or at least that was what one publication printed but there was more to the story than met the eye. Read More

The Beatles Needed Help

The Beatles first movie, ‘A Hard Days Night’, had been recorded in black and white for a relatively small budget. Their second movie had a much bigger budget, which meant that the world would be treated to a full Technicolor escapade from the four mad scousers. The film originally was to be called Eight Arms to Hold You but that was found to be too hard to write a song about so they plumped for the title HELP! Read More

The Beatles And The Nearly Men

We can all name the four Beatles easily. John, Paul, George and Ringo. Even though they ceased to be a band nearly 40 years ago their music lives on and is still as popular now as it ever was. Before they became the Beatles they were first known as the Quarry Men (named after the school that John Lennon attended). Read More

From The Higsons To The Fast Show: Anyone Fancy A Pint

The number of bands who come and go without making any real discernible noise in the music world is immeasurable. Even if there are some people who remember them play, even maybe purchased one of their offerings, in the grand old scheme of things if their name is not remembered, let alone known, by the average music fan long after the bands demise then perhaps they are better best forgotten. Read More

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