Tuesday, 28th February, 1961 Another busy day for the young BEATLES with three shows on one day. The boys started of at lunch with a show at theÂ Cavern Club. The evening was their usual double bill of engagments at Sam Leach’sÂ Cassanova Club in the city center before heading out to the suburbs and the waiting [...]
Archive for February, 2006
StartingÂ next year, for the first time the estmated 600,000 Beatles tourists who visit Liverpool each year will have a map to guide them to the sites the came to see. The Home of the Beatles map is the first to plot all the venues in one chart. The guide will be launched to international travel [...]
Sunday, February 26th, 1961 A relatively relaxed day for the boys on this particular Sunday, with only a lunch time gig at the Casbah Coffee Club in West Derby.
Saturday, 25th February, 1961 George celebrated his 18th Birthday with the rest of The Beatles by playing two gigs this evening. The first was another appearence at the Aintree Institute in Aintree, followed by another repeat perfomance at Lathom Hall in Seaforth.
Friday, 24th February, 1961 On this day The Beatles had their first gig of the year outside of Liverpool. They played just across the River Mersey at the Grosvenor Ballroom in Liscard, Wallasey.
The UK’s MacWorld magazine has an extensive profile on Paul McCartney’s use of, and enthusiasm for, Apple Computers technology in its current issue. The article can be found on-line HERE.
Wednesday, February 22nd, 1961 The BEATLES perfomed two evening gigs this day, the firstÂ at the Aintree Instiutue followed by an engagment at Hambleton Hall in Huyton in what was becoming their regular Wednesday night schedule. Â
Paul McCartney will be among the many top flight musicians who will appear on singer Tony Bennett’s 80th Birthday album. The collection of duets will also include Bono, Elton John, George Michael, Sting, Barbra Streisand, Mary J Blige and John Legend and is due for release in September.
Tuesday, 21st February, 1961 Today was the first day on which The Beatles would performÂ three gigs in one night, at Â three different venues, for three different promoters. They started off at Lunch time playing The Cavern Club on Matthew Street for promoter Ray McFall. Then it was on to The CassanovaÂ Club on London Street playing [...]
Over at the Boston Globe web-site author James Parker provides insightful reviews of three new Beatles related books. “Here Comes the Sun: The Spiritual and Musical Journey of George Harrison” By Joshua M. Greene. “McCartney” By Christopher Sandford. “Reading the Beatles: Cultural Studies, Literary Criticism, and the Fab Four” Edited by Kenneth Womack and Todd [...]