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Maureen Cleave

Maureen Cleave

Maureen Cleave wrote about pop music and culture for the London Evening Standard in the 1960s.

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The Beatles: How the Frenzied, Furry Beatles Took Over England

Profile by Maureen Cleave, San Francisco Examiner, The, 2 February 1964

'We Are Our Friends, Pals And Buddies' ...

The Beatles: Why The Beatles Create All That Frenzy

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 2 February 1963

THE BEATLES are the darlings of Merseyside. The little girls of Merseyside are so fiercely possessive about their Beatles that they forced Granada to put ...

The Beatles, Cilla Black: Brian Epstein: The Man Behind The Beatles And How He Lives

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 1 April 1966

Many theories developed about Brian Epstein: he was crooked, he was straight; he was a tough businessman, he was a lousy businessman; it was all ...

The Beatles, George Harrison: How A Beatle Lives Part 3: George Harrison — Avocado With Everything…

Report and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 18 March 1966

GEORGE HARRISON is 23, the youngest Beatle and the least well-known. He isn't one of the two who sing and he isn't Ringo; indeed some ...

The Beatles, John Lennon: How Does a Beatle Live? John Lennon

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 4 March 1966

IT WAS THIS TIME three years ago that The Beatles first grew famous. Ever since then, observers have anxiously tried to gauge whether their fame ...

The Beatles, Paul McCartney: How A Beatle Lives, No. 4: Paul All Alone: Running Hard To Catch Up With The Music

Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 25 March 1966

THE SCENE SHIFTS FROM WEYBRIDGE TO LONDON ...

The Beatles, Ringo Starr: How a Beatle Lives, Part 2: Ringo Starr — So Who's Afraid of Dogs and Babies! (Especially Babies)

Report and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 11 March 1966

RINGO LIVES in Weybridge at the bottom of the hill of which John lives on top. His house, too, is large and Tudor-ish. It has ...

Marc Bolan: Knit Yourself A Pop Singer — Marc and Mike Will Tell You How

Report and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 23 October 1965

HUMILITY AMONG POP SINGERS used to be all the rage. "Mr. Presley," the interviewer would ask, "is it to luck or to talent that you ...

The Chipmunks: He Is Those Chipmunks

Interview by Maureen Cleave, San Francisco Examiner, The, 29 November 1964

Ross Bagdasarian's Electronic Creatures Are Vastly Real ...

Petula Clark: A Lady In Show Business — Petula Clark

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Detroit Free Press, 9 May 1965

The Girl Who Sings 'Downtown' ...

Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger: Bad Joke into Social Lion

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 4 February 1966

THE ROLLING STONES WERE PLAYING in the Station Hotel, Richmond, two-and-a-half years ago when their two prospective managers came to take a look at them. ...

John Lennon: The John Lennon I knew

Memoir by Maureen Cleave, Daily Telegraph, 5 October 2005

The man who changed the course of pop music would have been 65 this week. Maureen Cleave, who knew the Beatles at the height of ...

Little Richard: Even God can do better with Little Richard on his side

Interview by Maureen Cleave, London Express Service, 24 March 1985

GOD ALWAYS addresses Little Richard by name — it was the same with Moses and the prophet Samuel and St. Paul. ...

The Rolling Stones: Take A Middle-Class Value, Stand It On Its Head: You've Got A "Stone"

Report and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 11 May 1964

PARENTS DO NOT LIKE the Rolling Stones. They do not want their sons to grow up like them; they do not want their daughters to ...

The Rolling Stones: This Horrible Lot – Not Quite What They Seem

Report and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 21 March 1964

"BUT WOULD YOU LIKE your daughter to marry one?" is what you ask yourself about the Rolling Stones. They've done terrible things to the musical ...

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Mort Shuman: Writing Songs Is So Easy

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 11 October 1964

FOR SONG-WRITING we British make do with Lennon/McCartney. The Americans are more extravagant; they use Pomus and Shuman, Leiber and Stoller, Goffin and King, David ...

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