Friday, February 3, 2017

Tony Sheridan's son to talk about his father on the BBC this weekend



Beatles author Spencer Leigh who's the host of the BBC Radio Merseyside show "On the Beat" will have as his guest this weekend Tony Sheridan Jr., son of Tony Sheridan with whom the Beatles played and learned a lot from in Hamburg. Leigh says Sheridan Jr. will talk about his dad for the first time. Sheridan died in February of 2013 at age 72. 

"I'd had my own run-ins with Tony Sheridan," Leigh says, "and I'd always assumed he was so awkward and bad-tempered because he could only get work because of his connection with the Beatles." Sheridan Jr. will talk about his father from his point of view.

"On the Beat" airs at 7 p.m. UK time on BBC Radio Merseyside. The show's main page is here. Americans who want to hear the show can hear past episodes on demand here.

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