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Floating down the stream of time with The Beatles – the David Stark interview

Heard the one about the 15-year-old and his mate who gatecrashed the premiere of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine film in July 1968, ending up directly behind the Fab Four in seats reserved for Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithfull? That same … Continue reading

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Following in the Fab Four’s footsteps – The Bootleg Beatles feature

Granted, it’s not necessarily the best way to start a conversation, telling an interviewee who plays in a tribute band that I’ve always felt there are so many great groups out there that it’s pointless featuring such acts. But while … Continue reading

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‘The Beatles – I Was There’ – talking the Fab Four Live (1957/66) with Richard Houghton

There can’t be too many Beatles devotees in their mid-50s who got to see the band live, anywhere in the world. But while Richard Houghton was one such lucky fan, he remembers next to nothing about the special guests he witnessed. … Continue reading

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Yes yesterdays and todays – the Alan White interview

This coming summer, drummer and songwriter Alan White will have been in the band Yes for a staggering 44 years – give or take one worked gap-year. That equates to two-thirds of his 66 years and counting, so I guess … Continue reading

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Love Me (Still) Do – the Fab Four 50 years on

Pop music will never last. At least that was always the contention, an age-old debate that  returned with some resonance in October, 2012, when it was duly noted that it had been 50 years since The Beatles first burst on … Continue reading

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