This program records the most important celebration ever of the early days of the Beatles in this city and the musical environment that helped to form them. Presented by Liverpool D.J. Spencer Leigh, it visits the places in Hamburg that are particularly associated with the Beatles' time there as well as interviewing veterans from that scene.
Guided by Trina Yannicos, whose life is spent conducting fans around the city of New York and the places with strong links to John Lennon, and accompanied by Susan Ryan, we make a grand tour of the Big Apple, honing in on the sights that will forever be associated with the Beatles and John Lennon.
Night Flight's 1988 video tribute to John Lennon includes "Instant Karma," "Stepping Out," "Living on borrowed time" and more, with introductions and back story from Pat Prescott
In the mid-1960s the often rigid and colourless British way of life was irrevocably transformed by the emergence of a cultural underground movement. Led by a loose collective of young radicals, they introduced new social, sexual and aesthetic perspectives. Operating out of the heart of London, their various activities, from 'The International Times' - a bi-weekly journal that no hipster could be seen without - to the psychedelic night...Read More
Join BBC DJ Spencer Leigh on a tour of Liverpool which visits a multitude of Beatle related sites including the childhood homes of John, Paul, George, and Ringo, Strawberry Fields, the Cavern Club, and Penny Lane. Over 60 locations are visited and interviews take place with over 20 personalities with close associations to the Beatles.
In 1968, under a haze of publicity, The Beatles opened their collective door to all manner of musicians, writers, artists, film-makers, inventors, designers, freaks and more than a fair share of opportunist sharks. But, despite a hefty investment, little of substance was forthcoming from these assorted misfits outside of the music that emerged from one division of the potential empire; Apple Records. Even discounting those Apple platt...Read More