Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

7.00pm, Wednesday 14 November 1962 (51 years ago)

This was the final date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany, situated on Große Freiheit off the Reeperbahn.

During this trip they performed for a total of 49 hours on stage. The residency began on 1 November 1962 and ended 14 days later on this date.

The Beatles performed for three and a half hours each night, for which they were each paid 600DM (£53.50) a week. On occasion they shared a bill with Little Richard, whom they had performed with in Liverpool the previous month.

One Response to “Live: Star-Club, Hamburg”

  1. Frank Rabalais

    No reference to the live recording made during this residency? It’s an important document! Some damn good stuff on it too (flubbed notes and all)…it’s even been (semi-)legitimately released for retail sale on a few occasions.

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