BBC 6 Music’s The First Time with . . . program kicked off its new season with a fantastic show featuring Ringo Starr in conversation. The program can now be heard on demand on the BBC 6 Music Web site.
American Beatles tribute band “The Fab Four” (the “ultimate Beatles tribute”) make their return to Liverpool as part of the city-wide BeatleWeek festivities.
In celebration of Paul McCartney’s concert at the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas, weekend getaways are being scheduled for June 10-12, 2011.
I was leery when Jude Kessler approached me about her book, “Shoulda Been There: A Novel On The Life Of John Winston Lennon.” When I mentioned my dislike of fan fiction, she was quick to make the distinction that her book isn’t fan fiction, but a “historical novel.”
It was great to go back to Liverpool for the first time in nine years. And the reason for my return trip was especially nice — to see Paul McCartney in concert.