The National Portrait Gallery in London announced on January 25 that it will feature a new exhibition of photographs taken by Paul McCartney. The exhibition called “Paul McCartney Photographs 1963-64: Eyes of The Storm” features photos newly discovered by McCartney in 2020 that he took during late 1963 and early 1964 that he thought were lost.Continue reading
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American Beatles fan purchases George Harrison Liverpool home to offer as Airbnb
How would you like to own a home once lived in by a Beatle?
That’s what a New Hampshire second-generation Beatles fan, Ken Lambert, pondered this past November when George Harrison’s family home in Speke, Liverpool went up for auction. On a whim, Ken put in his offer for £171,000 (approximately $223,00 US) which became the winning bid.
George Harrison lived in the home with his family from age 6 to 19. This is the first time the home will be accessible to the public.
Daytrippin’ recently interviewed Ken via email about his exciting new purchase:Continue reading
Online course traces the forgotten year of Beatles history
While fans in the United States and the rest of the world see 1964 as the year The Beatles came on the scene, the 12 event-filled months of 1963 seem to get lost in the shuffle. Many authors start their biographies on the group in February 1964 when The Beatles first appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. In their view, this is when The Beatles’ story began and everything that happened before that is practically dismissed as insignificant.Continue reading
British Library to host new exhibit of Paul McCartney’s lyrics
On November 5, The British Library will open a free exhibit of Paul McCartney’s personal handwritten lyrics to many of his famous songs ranging from The Beatles to Wings to the present. The exhibit will run through March 13, 2022.
The exhibit opens just a few days after McCartney’s massive two-book set, Paul McCartney, The Lyrics 1956 to the Present, is released on November 2.Continue reading