Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)

The Beatles gave their 40th lunchtime performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club on this day.

The group’s lunchtime shows typically lasted from 12-2pm. This was their 56th known appearance overall at the soon-to-be-famous cellar venue on Mathew Street.

The precise number of The Beatles’ Cavern performances is not known, although they played at least 155 lunchtime and 125 evening shows between 9 February 1961 and 3 August 1963.

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