Wednesday, 29th August, 1962 The Beatles played the first of two scheduled gigs at the Floral Hall Ballroom on the Promenade in the northern seaside town of Morecambe.
Archive for August, 2007
Tuesday, 28th August, 1962 A rare Tuesday night appearence at The Cavern for The Beatles. Joining them on the bill were The Bluegenes and Gerry Levine & The Avengers (which included Roy Wood, later of Wizard fame).
Sunday, 26th August, 1962 Back in Liverpool, The Beatles played a night time gig at The Cavern. Joining thme on the bill was solo singer Mike Berry.
PRESS RELEASE – On November 13th, 2007, ‘THE McCARTNEY YEARS’ will hit the stores from MPL/Rhino Entertainment. This first time ever DVD includes the definitive visual collection of Paul McCartney’s amazing career featuring solo music videos, career-spanning live performances, personal commentary by Paul McCartney and exclusive footage that tracks his incredible musical journey as never [...]
Saturday, 25th August, 1962 The Beatles make their one and only visit to the northern fishing town of Fleetwood,Â 62 miles up the coast from Liverpool, for a gig at the Marine Hall Ballroom on the town’s Esplanade.
Teenage singer Helen Shaprio on the Britsh music program Ready, Steady, Go singing her single “Look Who It Is,” to three familiar faces..
Friday, 24th August, 1962 The Beatles played a lunch time gig at The Cavern, where they were once again heckled by supporters of ousted drummer Pete Best. In the evening they headed across the Mersey for a gig at the Majestic Ballroom in Birkenhead.
The publicity machine for the release of Photograph: The Very Best of Ringo Starr has started to kick into gear, with everyone’s favorite drummer sitting down for a lengthy interview with the Associated Press. The MSNBC website carries the full interview piece, and, as always with the most laconic Beatles, it makes for an entertaining [...]
Thursday, 23rd August, 1962 John Lennon spent the morning getting married to his long time, and newly pregnant, girlfriend Cynthia Powell. The ceremony took place at the Mount Pleasant Register Office in central Liverpool with Paul McCartney as the best man. The wedding “reception” is lunch at the nearby crowded Reeces Cafe, where the couple [...]
According to the UK’s Daily ExpressÂ the ownerÂ of an Elvis memorabilia shop lost his bid to get a court to evict a man running a Beatles museum in his basement. Sid Shaw, 61, who runsÂ Elvisly Yours on Londonâ€™s Baker Street, wanted Howard Cohen out so he could throw a party on the 30th anniversary of [...]