Live: ABC Cinema, Edinburgh

6.30pm, Monday 19 October 1964 (49 years ago)

The seventh date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour took place at the ABC Cinema in Edinburgh. It was the first of three consecutive nights in Scotland.

The Beatles performed two concerts, for which they were paid £850. Their set throughout the tour contained 10 songs: Twist And Shout, Money (That’s What I Want), Can’t Buy Me Love, Things We Said Today, I’m Happy Just To Dance With You, I Should Have Known Better, If I Fell, I Wanna Be Your Man, A Hard Day’s Night and Long Tall Sally.

The support acts on the tour were The Rustiks, Sounds Incorporated, Michael Haslam, The Remo Four, Tommy Quickly and Mary Wells, and the compère was Bob Bain. The evening’s two shows began at 6.30pm and 8.50pm.

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