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’.

Cynthia Lennon, John’s first wife, mentions in her biographical book: “To fit with their changing image the boys decided it was time for a new name. We had a hilarious brainstorming session over a beer-soaked table in the Renshaw Hall bar, where we often drank. John loved ‘Buddy Holly and the Crickets’, so they toyed   Read More …

In the mid-80s, three women, each one claiming that she is Frankie Lymon‘s widow, are fighting in a trial. One is a music star, former member of the Platters (Zola Taylor), one is a petty thief (Elizabeth Waters) and the other is a school teacher in a small Georgia town (Emira Eagle). They want their   Read More …

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