Spencer Leigh was born in Liverpool in 1945. His On The Beat program has been broadcast on BBC Radio Merseyside for 30 years, and he has contributed to several BBC music documentaries. He writes obituaries for the British newspaper The Independent, and features for several magazines including Country Music People, Now Dig This, and Record Collector

A musician on the Liverpool rock scene in the 1960s, playing the Cavern and other venues made famous by the Beatles, Mike Evans witnessed firsthand the rise of the “Fab Four” from local heroes to international superstars. In the 1970s he was a regular contributor to Melody Maker and in 1984 curated The Art of the Beatles exhibition that was staged in Liverpool, Tokyo, and Cologne, also writing the highly acclaimed book of the same name.

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