Category: St John’s Wood

St John’s Wood

St. John’s Wood represents the first example of suburban residential development in Inner London having  been built up in the 1820s and 1830s largely on land owned by the Eyre family since the thirteenth century. The original pattern included individual villas as well as more traditional terraces and thereby reflected a departure from the dense …

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The making of Sgt. Pepper

Just going a bit off topic here. A 1992 documentary about the making of the Sgt. Pepper album. Includes the story behind how George Martin patched together Strawberry Fields…

The Beatles in Abbey Road

A photographer called Iain Macmillan was a friend of John and Yoko and, during the morning of Friday 8 August 1969 found himself commissioned to take a photo of the Fab Four to adorn their latest studio release, an album called Abbey Road. As the group waited outside the studio for the shoot to begin, …

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