The Beatles and friends celebrated George’s 25th birthday while in Rishikesh, attending an advanced Transcendental Meditation training session at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
The day before the press party for the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Beatles had a photo session in Hyde Park. The photographer was Marvin Lichtner from Time Magazine.
The Beatles released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band on June 1, 1967. For its 50th anniversary a special reissue packages of CD and vinyl versions is announced for May 26, 2017.
Yanni Alexis Mardas, who was a friend of The Beatles in the mid 1960s, died on 13 January 2017 after a battle with pneumonia; he was aged 74.
John Lennon nicknamed him Magic Alex because of his impressive technological and scientific knowledge. Lennon often called him his “guru”, and he became part of The Beatles’ extended entourage after they stopped touring.
A collection of not so often seen images of George Harrison and Pattie Boyd.
Pattie Boyd met George Harrison during the filming of A Hard Day’s Night in 1964. She was cast as a schoolgirl in that film.
Allan Williams, who was the first manager of The Beatles, has passed away at the age of 86.
Born in Liverpool on March 17, 1930, Williams opened the Jacaranda, then a coffee bar that featured live music, in 1958,