pop music history

Why the mid-1960s was the golden age of pop music

4 December 2021 9:00 am

On a Monday evening in May 1966, Paul McCartney and John Lennon visited a nightclub called Dolly’s in Jermyn Street.…

From Liverpool’s Cavern to the world stage: how the Beatles became a global phenomenon

28 March 2020 9:00 am

Alan Johnson describes how four young men from Liverpool revived Britain, healed America and brought joy to millions

Even in the Swinging Sixties, Ray Davies was feeling nostalgic

28 March 2020 9:00 am

At first glance, nostalgia does not seem like a subject much suited to exploration via the medium of the pop…