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Love, she do: Beatles insider shares her story

Love, she do: Beatles insider shares her story

At a time when touching a lock of Paul McCartney's hair was beyond the wildest dreams of millions of girls around the globe, Freda Kelly had her hands full of it. "I'd follow them down to the salon, Horne Brothers, in Liverpool, when they were getting their hair done and just sweep it up," Kelly says. Yes, she was a big fan, but she also ran the Beatles Fan Club as a secretary for their manager, the mercurial Brian Epstein. The hair was put in envelopes at the request of Beatlemaniacs, sometimes with pieces of material cut from shirts and ties worn by John, Paul, George and Ringo. More than 50 years later, the hair would come in handy. In 2011, word got out...

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