THE HISTORY OF ROCK & POP IN THE WEST END
Rock’n’Roll Marylebone & Fitzrovia
This edition of The History Of Rock & Pop is the Beatle-heavy extravaganza. No part of London is more associated with the Fab Four than Marylebone. They lived here, they wrote here, they filmed here. We’ll track their Cuban-heeled bootprints through the first explosion of unprecedented pop fame to their first faltering steps after the death of their manager Brian Epstein.
The Fabs are top of the bill, but the supporting cast for this walk isn’t too bad either. We’ve got the pre-fame Pink Floyd in their original London stomping ground. There’s Dylan’s first British gig way back in 1962. And then there’s the glorious old BBC in Portland Place – we’ll round-up the records they banned, the birth and death of Radio One and the scandals that have enveloped the corporation in recent years.
The Playlist Includes…
The drug culture
60s Psychedelia & Rock
Censorship & the arts
Celebrity & fame
London History 1660s – Present Day
Tour ends near Goodge Street/Warren Street Tube