John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr crossing Derby Square in Liverpool City Centre

John, George, and Ringo were photographed on a zebra crossing (which no longer exists). Today, Derby Square is pedestrianised and traffic is channelled to by pass the square itself. The Victoria monument remains as it was when the photograph was taken. Castle Street The view from Derby Square down Castle Street towards Liverpool Town Hall. Read More …

The Grapes, 25 Mathew Street, Liverpool

“On Tuesday, 21st March 1961, The Beatles made their night-time debut at The Cavern, albeit as a support band for The Swinging Bluegenes, who later found chart success after re-spelling their name ‘Blue Jeans’ and dropping the jazz elements of their act. Three days after that Cavern appearance, The Beatles went back to Hamburg and Read More …

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Winston Lennon is a Beatles fan who lives in Liverpool today. This blog, of course, is about The Beatles. But more importantly, it’s about the impact of The Beatles on Liverpool and their legacy to the city… Liverpool has gone from a post war, bombed out, grey and drab whatever it was supposed to be, Read More …