Saturday, 30th December, 1961 The Beatles completed their 1961 gigs with a night -time performance at The Cavern.
Archive for December, 2006
Friday, 29th December, 1961 The Beatles played their penultimate gig of 1961 at The Cavern, making up the other half of a strange double bill were The Yorkshire Jazz Band.
Wednesday, 27th December, 1961 The Beatles played a night time gig at The Cavern that was billed as “The Beatles’ Xmas Party.“Â Also appearing on the bill were Gerry & The Pacemakers and Kingsize Taylor & The Dominoes
According to a report on icLiverpool, LIVERPOOLâ€™S new Beatles-themed hotel has had close to 2,000 enquiries about rooms almost a year before it is due to open and four months before staff are due to start taking bookings. Detailed artistsâ€™ impressions of the 110-room Hard Days Night Hotel went on public display at the launch [...]
Today’s prestigious book section of the New York Times looks at the growing number of self-published Beatles books. Rather than looking down on these “home grown” efforts the well written and balanced articleÂ highlights the research and detail thatÂ has transformed some Beatles fans into well respected writersÂ and researchers. As IÂ this wasÂ the route I took with my [...]
According to a report in the Telegraph newspaper, Paul McCartney is planning to make a stage show inspired by his working-class childhood in Liverpool. “It is based on Paul’s classical work The Liverpool -Oratorio,” explained Kate Robbins, Sir Paul’s cousin, who is working on the adaptation. “Paul will approve every note as musical director.” Although [...]
Tuesday, 26th December, 1961 After a short Christmas break The Beatles returned to performing when they headlined another Sam Leach promoted event at The Tower Ballroom in New Brighton. The “Boxing Night Ball” featured The Beatles (misspelled as THE BEETLES on the event poster), Rory Storm & The Hurricanes (with Ringo) and Tony Osborne & [...]
Saturday, 23rd December, 1961 The Beatles headline an all-night session at The Cavern where they shared the bill with four other groups.
The personal copy of Meet The Beatles owned by George’s sister Louise and signed to her by all four Beatles (above)Â recently sold at auction for $115,228.