I just had to make a pit stop in Liverpool to see where the Mersey Beat sparked a creative explosion that was felt all around the world. This was ground zero for the classic rock that was spawned out of the ’60s. Before I hopped on the Beatle Bus I strolled around the city.
FAB FOUR ON TOP OF THE HARD DAY’S NIGHT HOTEL
CAVERN WALL OF FAME
MATTHEW STREET – MERSEY BEAT GROUND ZERO
THE CAVERN CLUB
PEDESTRIAN SHOPPING DISTRICT
FERRY CROSS THE MERSEY
DUKE OF WELLINGTON – In the distance, you can see him on top of the pillar behind the horse statue. The statue of Wellington was made by melting down one of the cannons captured from Napoleon at the battle of Waterloo.
BEATLES MUSEUM – AT THE ALBERT DOCK
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR BUS
Roll On Up For The Magical Mystery Tour Step Right This Way…
Penny Lane is in my ears and in my eyes.
Behind the shelter in the middle of a roundabout, a pretty nurse is serving poppies from a tray, and though she feels as if she’s in a play, she is anyway. (roundabout in song)
Penny Lane the barber shaves another customer, (barbershop in song)
We see the banker sitting waiting for a trim (the bank referenced in the song)
RINGO’S BIRTHPLACE – Five Doors Down
GEORGE HARRISON’S HOME – The door behind the black sign six doors down – Six people in a two-bedroom flat.
The Building Where John And Paul Met For The First Time.
Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see, it’s getting hard to be someone but it all works out, it doesn’t matter much to me. Let me take you down ’cause I’m going to…
The house where John lived with his aunt Mimi until he hit it big with the Beatles in 1963.
The house was donated to the National Trust by Yoko Ono and is now a protected property.
The street where the McCartneys lived at the time when Paul met John Lennon.
THE McCARTNEY HOUSE – This property is also protected by the National Trust.
That’s All Folks – That’s One More Item Off The Bucket List