On January 25, 2013 Jim Berkenstadt was interviewed by WPR’s Veronica Rueckert. Berkenstadt shared stories from his new book about Jimmie Nicol, The Beatle Who Vanished.
Listen to find out how Jimmie Nicol was chosen as The Beatle’s temporary drummer when Ringo fell ill just before their first world tour. The interview is filled with magnificent spoken imagery. Berkenstadt describes the scenes leading up to Nicol’s debut with The Beatles in a way that allows the listener to feel as if they are there in the room with the band during their time of great fame and turmoil.
After listening to their interview, there is no doubt you will want to read this tantalizing historical biography piecing together Jimmie Nicol’s mysterious life and career.