Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool

This was The Beatles' 19th performance at the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool's Hayman Green.

24 November 1961 was also drummer Pete Best's 20th birthday. The Casbah was owned by Best's mother Mona.

Following this show the group drove to New Brighton in Wallasey for Operation Big Beat II, an event promoted by Sam Leach at the Tower Ballroom.

The Beatles played at the Casbah Coffee Club a total of 37 times between 1960 and 1962. The other dates were: 17 and 31 December 1960; 15 and 29 January; 12, 19 and 26 February; 5, 12, 19 and 26 March; 6, 13 and 27 August; 10 and 24 September; 22 October; 19 November; 3 and 17 December 1961; 7, 14, 21 and 28 January; 4, 11, 18 and 25 February; 4, 11, 18 and 25 March; 1, 7 and 8 April; and 24 June 1962.

The Quarrymen also performed at the Casbah on seven occasions: 29 August; 5, 12, 19 and 26 September; and 3 and 10 October 1959.

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