A song from the American South took Liverpool by storm — and the Beatles made the most of “Mr. Moonlight.” But it may have lost something in translation.
It began as an homage to a French jazz club. It became a landmark of a very different kind — thanks to The Beatles.
What was John Lennon’s first reaction to his earliest gig at the Cavern Club? An imaginative dive into that conflicted moment.
The Beatles were initially a terrible fit for the jazz-oriented Cavern Club but they soon took Liverpool by storm and eventually made this underground club an important landmark in pop music history.