Rock Art Show is currently offering a limited edition print of a sketch done by Stuart Sutcliffe during the early days of The Beatles, probably around early 1960. â€œMeet the Beatalsâ€ is a watercolor painting (circa 1957 â€“ 1960) featuring the early Beatles in their skiffle days taken from Stuart Sutcliffeâ€™s personal sketchbook. Superimposed on [...]
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An auction ofÂ Beatles Memorabilia to be held in Las Vegas on July 3Â in conjunction with the Beatles Fest will feature several examples of original bassist Stuart Sutcliffe’s art. The lots include Abstract Sculpture, Abstract Figures on Paper, Seagull Painting, Abstract Oil Paintings, Charcoal and Ink Artworks, Handwritten Song Lyrics and Set Lists, Handwritten Poems, [...]
Thursday, 19th April, 1962 The latest edition (19th April – 3 May, 1962)of Mersey Beat included the following Beatles related items: Â ”News From Germany,” a report on The Beatles reception and debut at the Star-Club in Hamburg. An obituary for Stuart Sutcliffe A notice from The Beatles Fan Club looking for new members. A report [...]
Wednesday, 11th April, 1962 John, Paul and Pete fly from Liverpool to Hamburg to begin a seven week engagement at the Star-Club. The still sick George is scheduled to fly out the following day. It is the first time any of them have flown and are in a state of excitement when they arrive at [...]
Tuesday, 10th April, 1962 Â In Hamburg, Germany, Stuart Sutcliffe collapses and dies from a brain hemmorage at the age of 21.
Thursday, 22nd March, 1962 The Beatles played a night time engagement at The Cavern. The latest issue of Mersey Beat published on this date included several Beatles related items: A two line advertisment (presumably from Brian Epstein) offering The Beatles services as performers givingÂ their business address as “12/14 Whitechapel” and the phone number as “Royal [...]
In an excellent article over at the Liverpool Echo web-site writer Paul Collins looks back at the all-too-brief life ofÂ the original “5th Beatle”, Stuart Sutcliffe and wonders what contributions he may have made if he had lived longer. You can find the full article HERE.
Saturday, April 1st, 1961 The Beatles opened at the Top Ten Club on the Reeperbhan (#136)Â in Hamburg at the start of their second trip to the German city. Their contract would be extended twice during their stay and they would end up playing a staggering 503 hours over the next 92 nights. The Beatles sets [...]
Wednesday, 15th March, 1961 The Beatles lunch time session at The Cavern started earlier than usual today with them being on stage from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm. They then moved on to the Liverpool Jazz Club to participate in a five hour long afternoon “Beat Session”Â alternating with Gerry & The Pacemakers and Rory StormÂ & [...]
Today sees the launch of StuartSutcliffeArt.com, the official siteÂ of the Stuart Sutcliffe Estate, managed by his sister Pauline. The site will be the official source for viewing, authenticating and buying art by the legendary “fifth Beatle.” Stuart was in fact the forth member to join the group, when he was recruited by his best [...]