I walked out of the show business in 1968 because I thought that would be good for the family. It took me some time to decide but I wanted to spend more time with my wife and two daughters who were always beside me. I wanted to do everything I could for them.

— Pete Best

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John and I would go and have a couple of quiet beers, just to sit down and chew the fat. And he'd talk about Cynthia and how much he missed her

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I'm happier than I would have been with the Beatles.

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Anyone who knows the history of the Pete Best Band or the Combo, we were on the verge of breaking in in America. In the mid-'60s, I had great songwriters; we wrote some great stuff.

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The first one I actually met was George Harrison.

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Liverpool was an industrial town, a poor town.

The people fought hard for what they wanted to achieve and there was a hunger there, and that hunger has remained with the musicians.

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Many things have been said about what happened, but I don't know either.

Maybe someday. One thing I'm sure of is that all the things that have happened to me, good and bad, happy and sad, have made me what I am today.

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When I came back into show business in '88 after spending 20-odd years in the civil service, it wasn't planned.

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We were at our best when we were playing in the dance halls of Liverpool and Hamburg. The world never saw that.

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I was close to John simply because I liked him as a person.

He liked me as a person. We spent a lot of times at one another's houses back in Liverpool. We spent a lot of time together in Germany.

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