American music made its way to Liverpool. But ancient English music influenced things centuries earlier. Here’s how it all came together.
In an eerie coincidence, exactly 20 years before the date that would end his life, John Lennon was pondering ending The Beatles.
One of the last songs on Lennon’s last album paid tribute to his love, Yoko — in a way that captured his earliest influences.
Everyone knows the importance of George Martin and Brian Epstein in the career of the Beatles. But three other men deserve a shout-out.