Media & Links

Various videos of the Beatles, my time with the Beatles and interviews.

Media

An original video of The Beatles, in which its members appear on a bus and in a cafeteria during the shooting of the film Magical Mystery Tour, 1967 … look out for Leslie in the Chip Shop …

The Final Beatles Rooftop Concert - the video
The Beatles last played in “public”, on the roof of the Apple building in London, until they were told to stop by the police. As this video shows, they remained an absolutely incredible live band until the very end. Here is the entire rooftop concert which I was at: The Beatles last played in “public”, on the roof of the Apple building in London, until they were told to stop by the police. As this video shows, they remained an absolutely incredible live band until the very end. Here is the entire rooftop concert which I was at: https://www.facebook.com/joe.graves.161/videos/1092936144091316/

A tribute to Vidal Sassoon, CBE, 1928-2012, published on 9 April 2015. Vidal was my mentor, for which I am eternally grateful … and an interview on Anna Frawley’s Beatle Hour below …

Links

An interview with Peter Feely, February 2017

Peter Feely, who was actively involved in the UK 60s music and fashion scene for many years wrote an article on me in February 2017 here

The Nation’s Favourite Beatles Number One

A special programme broadcast on The UK’s major ITV Channel on Wednesday 11 November 2015 featuring the results of an exclusive poll of the Fab Four’s 27 transatlantic chart-toppers. With contributions from famous fans including Leslie. Further information here.

Early years at Vidal Sassoon Photo Gallery by The Vidal Sassoon staff history

British Beatles Fan Club

The British Beatles Fan Club (BBFC) is run by fans for fans. They have over 800 members and bring together Beatles enthusiasts from the UK and across the world. They publish a highly esteemed quarterly magazine and organise Beatles related events in the London and Liverpool areas and across the UK, including monthly get-togethers in London. For those who can’t make it to the meetings they have an on-line chat group for keeping up to date with the latest news and in touch with other fans.

Visist: www.britishbeatlesfanclub.co.uk for further information

The Beatles in Tune Volume 1 by Mark Lewisohn

Mark Lewisohn’s three-part biography, All These Years, is the first true and accurate account of the Beatles, a contextual history built upon impeccable research and written with energy, style, objectivity and insight. The first volume covers the crucial and less-known early period – the Liverpool and Hamburg years of a hungry rock and roll band, when all the sharp characters and situations take shape

I attended the book launch in October 2013 at the Liverpool Institute of Arts where John Lennon, Stu Sutcliff Paul McCartney and George Harrison played their first gig in the canteen. There’s a few photos of my trip on this page. The book is available from Amazon here. There’s a short YouTube video on the book here.

Gary James’ Interview With Leslie in April 2012

Gary James has interviewed over 1500 entertainment personalities since 1978. During that time he has interviewed everyone from Donny Osmond to Ozzy Osbourne, from Henry Mancini to Kiss. Read the interview here.

The Beatles in London in the ’60s

The third part of the report by Bebe Contepomi an Argentinian journalist on the Beatles. Bebe’s filmed documentary focusses on the Beatle’s time in London in the mid-60s and includes a brief video interview with Leslie here.

Hard Days Night Hotel

A ‘Fab Four’ star Liverpool hotel. Hard Days Night Hotel is the world’s only Beatles inspired hotel, combining the highest quality facilities in a truly unique environment. Located at the heart of Liverpool’s ‘Beatles Quarter’ offering luxurious accommodation and exclusive event space with a twist.

Hard Days Night Hotel Liverpool

Further information at: www.harddaysnighthotel.com

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I met the owner of the Indianapolis Colts ...

who bought john lennon’s “1963 Gretch” guitar on which john played “paperback writer”…

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Guest speaker at international beatles week, Liverpool

i’ll be speaking at the adelphi hotel, on sunday 27 august 2017 (time to be announced) and will be launching my autobiography due to be published around that time. find out more at: www.internationalbeatleweek.com

beatles tours london

join a VIP Beatles Tour of London … your “ticket to ride”

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about leslie cavendish

the beatles hairdresser from 1967 to 1975

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photo gallery

the hairdresser of some interesting people including the beatles

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press gallery

press cuttings from my time as the beatles hairdresser

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coming soon...

a book of my times as the beatles hairdresser

A recent article by Peter Feely

who was actively involved in the UK 60s music and fashion scene for many years has published an article on me here