Mike takes you through his family album, with stories of Liverpool life from childhood to entering showbiz, when because of Beatlemania, he had to change his name to ‘McGear’, becoming an integral part of the 60’s Merseybeat era. Find out how Scaffold subverted BBC Children’s TV! Hear how Rod Stewart and Freddie Starr woke Mike’s relatives and how Jimi Hendrix became Mike’s backing musician! See George Harrison pinch Joe Brown’s guitar! And why did Billy Connolly have to separate Mike from Michael Parkinson? All will be explained and several thousand more wonderful tales.
Michael McCartney remembers his unusual life clearly, helped with the photos he was taking from an early age. Photography being a lifelong passion, he recalls life from the Forties up to the present day with the sharpest of Liverpool wit.