The Quarry Men reunite at legendary Abbey Road Studios
PRE FAB! tells the story of liverpool– born drummer, Colin Hanton, who was an original member of John Lennon’s skiffle band The Quarry Men, which eventually evolved into The Beatles. The film is currently in production and filming is taking place at liverpool, London, Los Angeles and New York.
As a member of the group of John lennon, Paul McCartney and George harrison, Colin Hanton had an insider’s view of the evolution of the Beatles. He was present on that fateful day Lennon met McCartney, and was also there when Harrison hooked up and made his stage debut with Lennon and McCartney in early 1958. He was also alongside Lennon when he made his debut at the infamous Cavern Club. in liverpool. Additionally, Hanton performed with Lennon, McCartney and Harrison on their first professional recording – their version of At my friend Holly’s “It will be the day.”
“Viewers of the new film will have the opportunity to experience the beginnings of one of the world’s greatest bands and understand how Merseybeat developed,” said Mark Bentley, producer of PRE FAB! According to Bentley, “When Colin left The Quarry Men, he left behind the nucleus of what would later become The Beatles. Without The Quarry Men, there would be no Beatles, a group that brought the Abbey Road Studios. We felt it was important historically to have the base of The Quarry Men record in the same iconic location.”
Newby, Davis, and Garry were members of The Quarry Men at various stages from 1956 to 1959. Hanton was, however, with the group from 1956 to 1959. Over a two-year period, Hanton recounted his experiences to the author. Colin Room, the acclaimed author and caretaker of Lennon’s former home in Woolton, liverpool. In his book, also titled PRE-FAB!, Hall meticulously weaves Hanton’s memories with the memories of other band members to provide a vivid and detailed insight into Hanton’s musical career with future superstars and the evolution of the music scene of the time. liverpool.
PRE FAB! will take its viewers through a timeline that shows how the band grew from a band of young boys playing music for fun to something that influenced and changed the music industry forever. Hanton saw Lennon and McCartney share a great musical vision for the future as their relationship grew and they began writing original songs. For three years, he was part of the beginnings of something that was to be of phenomenal magnitude. PRE FAB! invites viewers to share his journey.
SOURCE PreFab Four Productions, LLC