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1950s and previous (including childhood pics)
8 March 2016
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Stuart Sutcliffe (right) and Rod Murray in around 1957:

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22 May 2016
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Is this really John Lennon ?

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Yes, @Ahhh Girl.

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Awwww, he was as cute as a button!

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The back cover of John Lennon /Plastic Ono Band, @Ahhh Girl:

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The Liverpool Echo is discussing whether the young Paul and Mike McCartney feature in this picture of youngsters on the Oglet Shore near Speke:

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When you go into this section of the picture, it is believed the younger two lads in the picture could be Paul and Mike.

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Mike has said:

I couldn't say it is definitely us, but it might well be!

I’d say there is a 50/50 chance it’s us. We did wear shorts like that with the braces on. Our hair did look like that. And the height difference between the two boys looks right as our kid is 18 months older than me.

There was a girl, whose name I can’t remember – she was our next door neighbour in Western Avenue, Speke (we were number 72, so she would have been 70 or 74). She was more our kid’s age, and she did look like the girl standing next to the boy in the photo who could be Paul. It’s a fascinating story!

We did walk down to Oggie Shore a lot and, as for the clothes, my mum was a very proud woman and if those shorts with braces attached were worn by the young royals, then we should wear them!

If it is us, then it must be one of the oldest photographs of us together that is in the public domain. But it is clear that we are not the focus of it – we’re in the background, so we’re very early photobombers!

Read more here.

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Paul and Mike at around the same age as the boys in the picture in the post above.

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Hey!  What about me?  image-3.jpeg

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I say in speeches that a plausible mission of artists is to make people appreciate being alive at least a little bit. I am then asked if I know of any artists who pulled that off. I reply, 'The Beatles did'.
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Hoping I'm not uploading doubles and that my computer won't upload stretched or enlarged pictures as it usually does,

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Every time I've seen this picture

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I always thought: "The kid making fists had a moptop before moptops were cool."

Here's a story about the man, Jimmy-Tarbuck, who was that kid.

Who would have thought that two boys I was at primary school with would end up becoming part of the most famous pop group in the world?

George Harrison was two years below me, while John Lennon was in my class. Here’s John (left) and me (right), doing a boxing pose, on a school trip to the Isle of Man.

John was a genius who was never lost for words. The band later nicknamed me ‘the fifth Beatle’ because I had the same haircut and black suit.

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Ahhh Girl said
Every time I've seen this picture

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I always thought: "The kid making fists had a moptop before moptops were cool."

Here's a story about the man, Jimmy-Tarbuck, who was that kid.

Who would have thought that two boys I was at primary school with would end up becoming part of the most famous pop group in the world?

George Harrison was two years below me, while John Lennon was in my class. Here’s John (left) and me (right), doing a boxing pose, on a school trip to the Isle of Man.

John was a genius who was never lost for words. The band later nicknamed me ‘the fifth Beatle’ because I had the same haircut and black suit.

  

Tarbuck was a popular comedian here in Britain during the 60s and 70s. Unfortunately, he got dragged into Operation Yewtree a few years ago, but he was released without charge afterwards. I'm glad to see he's moved on from that. Nice article a-hard-days-night-john-6

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