Paul McCartney saw skiffle king Lonnie Donegan perform at Liverpool's Empire Theatre on this day.
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Mary Patricia McCartney, the mother of Michael and Paul McCartney, died on this day at the age of 47.
The rock 'n' roll fanatic John Lennon used his 16th birthday money to buy two much-prized 78rpm records.
Keen for his son to follow his interest in music, Jim McCartney bought his son Paul a trumpet for his 14th birthday.