Everyone knows the importance of George Martin and Brian Epstein in the career of the Beatles. But three other men deserve a shout-out.
Chas Newby, friend of the Beatles, “filled” in on a crucial early gig. Our interview captures that magical night when Beatlemania was born.
“Penny Lane” is full of inventive twists, starting with this chord. See how Sir Paul wove it together so seamlessly. It’s a master class in composition.
Ringo Starr didn’t just miraculously join the Beatles. There were many elements involved in becoming part of the world’s most famous band. Take a lesson.