The cab driver wanted £90.00 but George only had £70.00. The deal was done at £70.00 but George had to provide an I.O.U. for the balance which he later paid.
Today would have been Brian Epstein’s 80th Birthday. Take a look at this article about one of “the great unsung architects of 20th-century culture” – written by Vivek J. Tiwary, author of The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vivek-j-tiwary/the-untold-story-of-the-beatles-gay-manager_b_4373598.html
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Let us know what your favourite uptempo song is. If you need some inspiration, here’s The Upbeat Beatles’ individual favourites: John Dr Robert Paul If I Needed Someone George Hello Goodbye Ringo Getting Better
ON THIS DAY……. In 1964, The Beatles recorded the TV special ‘Around The Beatles’ at Wembley studios England. As well as performing songs they played Act V Scene 1 of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’ with John playing the female role of Thisbe, Paul as…
We’re dying to know what your fave Beatles tracks are – so let us know! What’s your favourite Beatles ballad? Our Rog (John) has gone for ‘In My Life ‘, whilst Si (Paul) and Col (George) both prefer ‘Here There and Everywhere’ and our Ringo…
In 1964, The Beatles filmed the “chase scenes” for A Hard Day’s Night with actors dressed as policemen in the Notting Hill Gate area of London. The same evening they recorded the title track for the film, at Abbey Road. John and Paul had the…
In later years he said he thought Elvis was like Englebert Humperdink!!!!!
…he replied “he’s not even the best drummer in the Beatles!”
In 1964, The Beatles were filming for A Hard Day’s Night. Following their four-day Easter break, The Beatles returned to London’s Scala Theatre to film the concert performance sequence which was billed as a “live television performance” and which marked the climax of the film….