Helicopters, a stolen necklace and the insanity of New York all figured in one of the Beatles’ first trips to America.
Before the screams began, Ed Sullivan and his crew had spotted the brilliance of the Beatles as they rehearsed. A new excerpt from Jude Southerland Kessler’s “John Lennon” series offers some backstage insights.
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.
What was John Lennon’s first reaction to his earliest gig at the Cavern Club? An imaginative dive into that conflicted moment.