Home » Articles posted by Samuel

Author Archives: Samuel

  • Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr Turned 80

    Posted on July 31, 2020 by in Best of Liverpool

    Richard Starkey better known as Ringo Starr wrote his musical path as the legendary drummer of our bellowed band the Beatles. Recently, this man celebrated his 80th birthday. To make this occasion a special one, he invited numerous stars to make a benefit concert. Ringo Starr was in the overwhelming shadow of John Lennon and […]

    Comments Off on Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr Turned 80
    Continue Reading...
  • Post Image

    The Best Songs About Liverpool

    Posted on November 18, 2019 by in Best of Liverpool

    Throughout the years, songs from Liverpool musicians, and even songs about Liverpool itself, have been flying high in the charts. They’ve even filled football stadiums, in fact. It’s of little surprise that a city that introduced the world to the Beatles has helped to influence generation after generation of musical talent. Here is a list […]

    Comments Off on The Best Songs About Liverpool
    Continue Reading...
  • Post Image

    Films Set in Liverpool Part 2

    Posted on September 10, 2019 by in Best of Liverpool

    The Reckoning (1969) This was Jack Gold’s third adaption after directing Waterfront (from Michael Anderson) and Beyond This Place (from Jack Cardiff). This time around, Gold turned his attention to Patrick Hall’s The Harp That Once. There was an element of Hamlet about the film, with protagonist Nicol Williamson returning north to carry out revenge […]

    Comments Off on Films Set in Liverpool Part 2
    Continue Reading...
  • Post Image

    Films Set in Liverpool Part 1

    Posted on July 6, 2019 by in Best of Liverpool

    Filmmakers have found themselves drawn to Liverpool since the early days of cinema. Even a certain Lumière cameraman by the name of Alexandre Promio chose to film in the city in 1896. In 1901, the very first crime construction in The Arrest of Goudie was produced by Mitchell and Kenyon. It was screened just days […]

    Comments Off on Films Set in Liverpool Part 1
    Continue Reading...
  • Post Image

    The Beatles in Liverpool – Part 2

    Posted on March 20, 2019 by in Best of Liverpool

    Maybe the easiest and cheapest of all were the early rock’n’roll and rhythm and blues records that reminded them of the good old days in New York. They would make quite a mark in Liverpool. back home when a beat boon arose based on the sounds from the other side of the Atlantic.  Skiffle groups, […]

    Comments Off on The Beatles in Liverpool – Part 2
    Continue Reading...
  • Post Image

    The Beatles in Liverpool – Part 1

    Posted on January 11, 2019 by in Best of Liverpool

    Even in the 1980’s, a tourist making their way around Liverpool may not have even realised they were walking around in the city that gave us John, Paul, George, and Ringo: better known as The Beatles. In 1984, however, a museum by the name of Beatle City launched on Seal Street. That museum held the […]

    Comments Off on The Beatles in Liverpool – Part 1
    Continue Reading...
  • Post Image

    The Overview of Poetry in Liverpool

    Posted on August 27, 2018 by in Best of Liverpool

    Liverpool is a typical industrial city with many of its population being migrants who have arrived over the last 150 years from the British Isles and other parts of the globe. This transient environment has produced many writers and poets who have shared the adventures and stories that have emanated from the city. There is […]

    Comments Off on The Overview of Poetry in Liverpool
    Continue Reading...
  • Post Image

    Poets from Liverpool

    Posted on August 13, 2018 by in Best of Liverpool

    Liverpool has been home to many poets and writers. This was particularly true through the 1960s, when a group of poets formed the “Liverpool Poets”. They would organize meetings and were influenced by the 1950s “beat poetry” which originated from the States. These poets used lyrics that were often used in music that was emanating […]

    Comments Off on Poets from Liverpool
    Continue Reading...