Beatles historian Steve Bradley has been researching the group for over 40 years. A second generation fan he grew up in the North West of England spending his pocket money on Beatles books and records.
Steve has contributed to fanzines, magazines, press, websites, blogs, and authors' research.
He created UK PR for the Monkees and completed an online course of study on the Music of the Beatles with Rochester University (New York).
His most treasured possession is a sweaty towel Paul McCartney gave him after a gig. He divides his time between Cheshire and Merseyside, and has two sons - one named after a Beatle.
Steve's Beatles blog is followed on Facebook by over 1,500 fans across six continents.
Steve has a particular interest in visiting locations with Beatles connections, he says it helps bring their story to life.
He has visited over 550 Beatles locations, in Liverpool, Wirral, Wales, all across England, Scotland, London, Hamburg, New York and beyond...
These include birthplaces, homes, schools, clubs, pubs, hotels, studios, theatres, stadiums, filming locations, graves and statues.
In Spring 2021 Steve launched this website. He continues to write his regular blog, has trips planned to dozens more Beatles locations, and has appeared on radio discussing the Fab Four. In Summer 2021 Steve joined forces with friend and fellow fan Phil Salter to launch the AWT Radio Show and podcast.
In September 2021 Steve commenced his part-time M.A. (Master of Arts) in the Beatles; Music Industry and Heritage, at the University of Liverpool. He hopes to graduate in 2023.