The sixties is arguably the greatest decade of music. Many iconic bands laid the groundwork for everything we enjoy listening to today. Side B, a new band made up of veteran musicians from many walks of life and experiences, know how important the sixties were to countless numbers of people globally. Side B is Pam   Read More …

On this day, Capitol Records released in the USA the first Beatles single – “I Want to Hold Your Hand“. It registered one million copies sold in just three weeks!

The ‘Silver’ Beatles, one of their first names – with Pete Best:

Gerry and The Pacemakers are a British beat music group prominent during the 1960s. In common with The Beatles, they came from Liverpool and were managed by Brian Epstein. They are most remembered for being the first act to reach number one in the UK Singles Chart with their first three single releases. It was a   Read More …

From Cynthia Lennon‘s book, “John”: “Along with the delights of fine wines and good food, we were introduced to cannabis. Joints were often produced at parties or even in clubs, and passed among  those who fancied a ‘took’. The Beatles had first tried cannabis when Bob Dylan introduced them to it, on their original visit   Read More …

His real name was Richard Starkey. He decided to change it in order to be more appealing to the public. He choose Ringo Starr. ‘Ringo’ was inspired by the gold ring he always wore (photo) and ‘Star’ because his ex-collegues shortened his name so that they could call his solo spot ‘Star Time’.