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Finding The Fourth Beatle + Rock N Roll Book Club + David Bedford + Rod Davis (The Quarrymen)


Dublin Castle

94 Parkway NW1 7AN London

Gig Description

Finding The Fourth Beatle- by David Bedford and Gary Popper with illustrations by Paul Skellett,  at The Dublin Castle Rock And Roll Book Club….’I’ve Got Blisters On My Fingers!’ This is the story of The Beatles from 1956-1970 told through a staggering 23 drummers, including Colin Hanton, Pete Best and Jimmie Nicol, and some you will not have heard of before. This fascinating work explores various Beatles’ crises and changes of musical direction, and looks into what went on when they were getting a record deal and finally found the drummer who would put the beat into The Beatles: Ringo Starr, the Fourth Beatle. The story of all the 23 drummers…Those who could have joined The Beatles, but didn’t…Expert analysis of the drummers by drummers…Why Brian Epstein didn’t sign the Beatles first contract….Why The Beatles failed the Decca audition…Who was asked to replace Pete Best before Ringo? …Why Pete Best was not sacked/dismissed by Brian Epstein ….Why Ringo became the Fourth Beatle and inspired a generation of drummers. David Bedford Q And A with Julie Hamill, All Starr DJ Set by Tony Bugbear STOP PRESS- Very pleased to announce that original Quarrymen member Rod Davis will be joining us to play a short set tonight in celebration of all things John, Paul, George And Ringo. And Pete. And Jimmy….and Mike…and ….ya get me…

Source: Dublin Castle website

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