Author: Jude Southerland Kessler

Jude Southerland Kessler is the leading expert on the life of John Lennon and the author of The John Lennon Series, a projected 9-volume expanded biography taking readers chronologically through John’s life. The first four volumes are Shoulda Been There (from which this excerpt is taken), Shivering Inside, She Loves You and Should Have Known Better. With a personal Lennon library of over 300 books, Kessler undertook seven trips to Liverpool, England to interview John Lennon’s childhood friends, early band members, art college mates, and business associates before embarking on writing the series, which is told in a narrative format and heavily documented.
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Beatles, Abbey Road: Feb. 11, 1963

Time was tight during a pivotal recording session for the Beatles. But they made the absolute most of it. Jude Southerland Kessler recreates a key moment in early Beatle history.