A documentation of the influences that went on to help create the seminal album, Sgt Pepper’s lonely hearts club band directed by Alan G. Parker.
The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals is the first book of the four-book series by Jerry Hammack. The first volume goes from “My Bonnie” through “Beatles For Sale” The books reconstruct each song’s creation as well as detailing the technical profile of each and every classic Beatles recording session from 1961 to 1970.
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.
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,
The undated (typed by Lennon probably in 1971) letter, with handwritten annotations, is being auctioned off by RR Auction at an estimated value of $20,000 or more.