Showing posts from February, 2024

Is Yesterday about Paul's mother?

Paul & Mary McCartney Paul McCartney has recently suggested a ‘subconscious’ inspiration for the line I said something wrong/Now I long for yesterday  was his regret at once chiding his mother for ‘talking posh’:

How George Met Paul

George Harrison and Paul McCartney first met while at secondary school.

The First Ed Sullivan Show

First Ed Sullivan appearance - public domain The Beatles fly from London Heathrow to New York on 7 February, 1964 More than 10,000 girls are waiting - a major news event.

Why were The Beatles on Ed Sullivan?

In late September 1963 George Harrison becomes the first Beatle to visit America. Map artwork by Jane Samson