Aug 6, 2019
Few professional scribes received access to The
Beatles like Ray Connolly. As a journalist with the Evening
Standard, he found himself in the right place at the right
time to cover the group during their final years. (It was to him
that John confided that he’d quit the group; it was to Ray that
Paul divulged: “I didn’t leave the Beatles – The Beatles left the
He later scripted the films That’ll Be The Day and
Stardust; he also wrote radio plays and biographies.
In 2018, he published Being John Lennon: A Restless Life.
His e-book, The Ray Connolly Beatles Archive is