It Was Fifty Years Ago Today
Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. Marathon Pundit recalls the formation of the Beatles at Woolton Parish.
And when McCartney stood across that patch of churchyard grass on an improbably sunny Saturday -- July 6, 1957 -- his gaze locked onto a stranger, John Lennon, who was standing atop a wagon-float, leading his garage combo, the Quarrymen, through a bunch of instantly forgettable covers.