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.
What was John Lennon’s first reaction to his earliest gig at the Cavern Club? An imaginative dive into that conflicted moment.
Decades after The Beatles put the city on the map, Liverpool still has a happening music scene with artists like The Isrights, Red Rum Club, and Shards.
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.