Beatles Impact on the Economy

By |2023-02-17T15:41:27-08:00February 17, 2016|Liverpool|

Kneel before Zod The Beatles are responsible for one out of every 100 jobs in their home city of Liverpool, according to a new report by the City Council. The Beatles impact on the economy of the city is simply immense; the report estimates that John, Paul, George and Ringo bring in about £82 million worth of trade annually. Gulp, but this figure is likely low: "[A]ccording to Professor Richard Evans from Liverpool John Moores University, the figures do not take into account the marketing value of the brand or the number of people staying at non Beatles-themed hotels...The report [...]

The Beatles Story: A Bold Sonic Experiment in How Terrible You Can Make a Museum

By |2020-08-19T05:16:33-07:00February 18, 2015|Guest blogger, Liverpool|

Is your favorite film Magical Mystery Tour when watched with a hangover? Is your favorite song the sound of Yoko and John screaming in wordless unison? Is your favorite record the White Album… but only when both LPs are playing simultaneously over one another? Then "The Beatles Story" is the museum for you! True fact: More Liverpudlians have had a #1 record than musicians hailing from any other location. Liverpool: First Slaves, then Tobacco, then Hit Records The city of Liverpool is at once artsy and working-class. Walk a quick downtown loop, and you’ll find postmodern exhibitions, good espresso, and [...]

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