John Lennon never intended to attend the start of The Beatles “Abbey Road” recording sessions on July 1 but the crash further delayed his return to London. After being discharged from the hospital he spent three days at home before finally rejoining The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios on July 9.
Malcolm “Mal” Evans is best known as the road manager, assistant, bodyguard and friend of The Beatles. As The Beatles gained popularity their manager Brian Epstein hired Evans to serve as their assistant road manager.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney to the dismay of Beatles fans all over the world decided to include their wives Yoko Ono and Linda Eastman into their post Beatle bands, music, album covers, etc. Prompting the notion that both these men were whipped or better yet “P@$$Y-Whipped”.
This photo is the last photo of John Lennon and George Harrison together. It was taken at the Troubador nightclub in Los Angeles, California in November of 1974.
I’ve seen Mickey Mouse play just about every instrument. Piano, Flute, Drums, Bass, & Guitar. It;s not wonder that John Lennon, Brian WIlson, Joe Walsh, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, Dave Grohl, Michael Jackson, Psy all have rocked a Mickey Mouse Shirt.
At the height of Beatlemania, The Beatles song “She Loves You” was parodied in an episode of The Flinstones. In episode “The Hatrocks and The Gruesomes” that first aired on January 22, 1965,
It’s not very uncommon to see a person wearing a Rolling Stones tongue logo shirt until I came across this cool photo of John Lennon wearing his very own Rolling Stones shirt.
From May 20 to May 28, 1960, The Silver Beetles (as they were called at the time) toured Scotland, backing a young musician named Johnny Gentle. As part of this tour, the whole band decided to give themselves pseudonyms. Dee Dee then came up with the idea of naming the new band the Ramones and convinced the other members of the band to start using Ramone as their last name.
Pete Best, The Beatles original drummer was replaced by Ringo Starr on August 16, 1962. To commemorate his sacking, 20 years later on April 6, 1982, Best sported this “I’m Not Ringo” shirt for a photo shoot.
Today The Beatles celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the release of their first single “Love Me Do/P.S. I Love You” on EMI’s Parlophone label. The serial number for the release was 45-R 4949.