John Lennon

  • John Lennon (Credit: Roy Kerwood)Nearly half a century after the release of John Lennon's best-selling single, Radio Clatterbridge listeners have voted Imagine their most requested song of the year.

    The former Beatle tops our annual chart compiled from our listeners' requests.

  • Jake McElvogue's collection of vinyl albums by The BeatlesSir Paul McCartney is being invited to "get back" to Radio Clatterbridge, 55 years after making a debut on the station.

    The Beatle appeared with John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in the band's first radio interview back in October 1962.

  • Author Ursula Wilde

    A local author has told Radio Clatterbridge how John Lennon paid her a secret visit to repay an old debt.

    Bromborough-born Ursula Wilde revealed the story during an interview on the Coffee Club about her new autobiography.

     

  • Millie Courtney and Steve Evans in studioWhen Millie Courtney popped in to Radio Clatterbridge recently, it wasn't enough for the young singer to just perform for patients.

    The 11 year old also left a donation for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity from her own pocket money.

  • Sinning In The Studio Sundays may normally be reserved for more ecclesiastical thoughts, but the Radio Clatterbridge studios were taken over this morning by a real pair of sinners. Listeners were treated to live music from a local duo called The Cheerful Sinners. Singers Steph and Ste treated patients to renditions of The Beatles' Something and Goodbye Yellow Brick...

  • Katie's Number One Katie Melua has made a remarkable comeback to Radio Clatterbridge's annual Most Wanted chart - twelve months after disappearing from the list altogether. The 23 year old singer's hit The Closest Thing To Crazy has been requested more than any other song in the last twelve months. The track made the Top 30 in 2004 and 2005 but then vanished from...

  • He's The One Robbie Williams has proved he's still the one by being named the most requested artist on Radio Clatterbridge for a second year in a row. Listeners wanted to hear the former Take That singer's hit Angels more than any other record in 2006. Frank Sinatra's My Way and Imagine from John Lennon complete the top three, after volunteers collected...

  • Lennon's Legend People across the country heard John Lennon's first ever radio interview today, thanks to Radio Clatterbridge. The station's exclusive 1962 interview with the Beatles was broadcast on BBC Radio 2 this evening, to mark the 25th anniversary of the former Beatle's murder. Paul McCartney tells Radio Clatterbridge presenter Monty Lister that "John is...

  • Get Back Listeners to BBC Radio Four will be given the chance to get back to the Beatles first ever broadcast interview tonight, thanks to Radio Clatterbridge. Our world exclusive recording is included in a special edition of the Archive Hour, dedicated to hospital radio. The interview, recorded for us by Monty Lister in 1962, sees Paul McCartney...

  • Tony Spins The Discs Spinners singer Tony Davis paid a visit to Radio Clatterbridge this morning to do some spinning of his own. Tony, who was a founder member of the legendary folk quartet, got the chance to hear some of his favourite music on Mersey Sounds. He told presenter Ray O'Brien of the group's beginnings in the folk clubs of Liverpool in the late 50s and...

  • Beatles Reunion Radio Clatterbridge has unveiled details of a special programme to mark the fortieth anniversary of the first radio interview with the Beatles. John, Paul, George and Ringo recorded the chat at Port Sunlight in October 1961 for Radio Clatterbridge. The station will play the interview again during a commemorative programme on Sunday October 27th....