BLACK MUSIC & THE BEATLES

Influence of Black Music on The Beatles


Join Mark Lewisohn, the acknowledged world authority on The Beatles for his unique two-part interview. With representatives of Liverpool City Region Music Board, Paul Gallagher and Peter Hooton, listen in on their discussion around the Black artists and Black music genres that inspired the Fab Four from Liverpool.

The first of the two-part interview focuses on the early influences of Black music on The Beatles from 1956-1962. The second, continues the story and focuses on their recording career, 1963 and beyond.


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In Partnership With: National Museums Liverpool