Please see the "Bibliography" section for full credits
of the sources used in constructing this feature. A great deal of the information, and some pictures, have been
provided by them, and I couldn't have compiled this
without these truly invaluable sources!
has been divided up into various segments for easier navigation.
Please note that things are constantly being added when I stumble across some Beatles in Hamburg related information.
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Future Artists has a documentary in the works, all about The Beatles in Hamburg! A fascinating project
- if you'd like to get involved, have a look at their blog (thebeatleshamburg.tumblr.com) or connect via Twitter @BeatlesHamburg!!
When and what concerning the Beatles and Hamburg.
Beatles Blitz-Tournee 1966
The "Bravo Beatles Blitz-Tournee".
Getting back to the Hamburg days after the Beatles.
Photos of the Beatles in Hamburg.
If you've ever wanted to see which songs the Beatles performed in
Hamburg from 1960-1962, have a look at this.
Read what the Beatles and people who knew them have to say.
Letters and Postcards
The Beatles and others on and from Hamburg.
Audio and Video Archive
YouTube finds pertaining to The Beatles and Hamburg, as well as Germany
as a whole.
Hamburg and Style
How did Hamburg and who/what they encountered influence the band's style?
There's one in here which Paul never understood... Read to find out.
First recording session
The Beatles were in the German charts before EMI... find out a bit
about it here.
Astrid, Klaus and Jürgen
More on the life-long friends the band made during their sojourn in Hamburg.
Aside from making lasting friends in Astrid, Klaus and Jürgen, here's
some info about various other friends The Beatles made during their Hamburg days.
Astrid Kirchherr's Recollections
An interesting perspective on The Beatles, by Astrid (from a German magazine).
The Indra, Kaiserkeller, Top Ten and the Star-Club: Their locations
and some facts.
Places To See
Planning to go to Hamburg? Here are some places to see and a book
Fact and Fiction
...about the Beatles in Hamburg.
The infamous Preludin
Information on that now infamous pill, Preludin.
A short recap of my visit to the now-closed Beatles museum in Hamburg...
Sources used for the Hamburg part of the site.