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John Lennon ‘laughed hysterically’ over Stuart Sutcliffe death after fistfight

The Beatles were originally formed in 1956 under the name The Quarrymen. While it included such members fans know today including Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison, it also had Pete Best as its drummer and Stuart Sutcliffe as its bassist Together, the original iteration of the band laid the foundations of their success. […]

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The tragic death of The Beatles bassist Stuart Sutcliffe

The death of former Beatles bassist Stuart Sutcliffe is one of the most tragic in music history, and the tale is a famous one. When the band arrived in Hamburg, Germany, for their third stint in the city in April 1962, they were greeted with the worst possible news from their friend and stylist Astrid […]

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Yorkshire Ripper debunked: New claim Peter Sutcliffe ‘did not have schizophrenia’ | UK | News

Peter Sutcliffe, who died in 2020, earnt his Yorkshire Ripper title after his horrific spate of murders across Yorkshire and Northwest England between 1975 and 1980. Sutcliffe, who killed 13 women and attempted to kill seven others, was finally arrested in January 1981, and jailed for life. Sutcliffe’s defence at his Old Bailey trial that […]

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Yorkshire Ripper: Peter Sutcliffe ‘watched’ Corrie star Bruce Jones find his victim | UK | News

The Ripper Speaks: Bruce Jones’ experience with Peter Sutcliffe Peter Sutcliffe was the British serial killer who became known as the Yorkshire Ripper after carrying out a string of murders in the North of England. His attacks took place from the mid-Seventies to the early Eighties, his spree only coming to an end after he […]

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The Beatles original bassist Stuart Sutcliffe quit band 60 years ago and died a year later

A number of men have been called the “Fifth Beatle” over the years from pre-Ringo drummer Pete Best to keyboardist Billy Preston. But another has to be The Beatles’ original bassist Stuart Sutcliffe who attended Liverpool College of Art with John Lennon and moved in with him. Eventually, Lennon and Paul McCartney convinced Sutcliffe to […]