"One minute the press will be all over you, saying, 'Good old Beatles boys,' and then the next, they'll be saying, 'Those dirty old scruffs!'"
Can you put a finger on one of the main turning points?
"Drugs. But there was always a lot before that. It has always depended on the journalist or the paper, you know, how they felt at that time. They can write a story good or they can write it bad. You might find in one paper, it was 'Beatlemania in Bradford,' while in another, 'Beatles Protesters Smash Up Bradford.'"