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 …

A walk up Mathew Street from NEMS to the Cavern Club

A walk up Mathew Street A walk up Mathew Street from NEMS (Brian Epstein‘s shop and office) to the Cavern Club, where The Beatles played and were discovered by Brian. . ” I was immediately struck by their music, their beat, and their sense of humour on stage – and, even afterwards, when I met Read More …