Good morning and happy monday, hoddlers.
Aside from being home to an insufferable football manager, Liverpool is home to some of the greatest musicians of all time. Echo & The Bunnymen come to mind, as does Elvis Costello (via London).
George Harrison and The Beatles also originated in Liverpool, and the city will not let you forget about it. Your hoddler-in-chief went on a day trip to Liverpool some years ago whilst spending a semester abroad in Leeds (because why go to Rome or Paris when you can go to Leeds?).
Walk down the Liverpool high road and you will come across the Cavern Club, where the Beatles/Quarrymen played in their moptop days. But make your way down to Albert Dock and you’ll find a groovy-looking bus – yes, it’s the Magical Mystery Tour!
Step onto the bus and you’ll immediately hear some classic Beatles tunes – sorry, no Rolling Stones here. But it has some cool stops along the way:
- Ringo, Lennon and Macca’s childhood homes, plus George Harrison’s…