The Beatles traveled from New York to Washington, DC early on this day by rail, as an East Coast snowstorm had caused all flights to be cancelled. Read more »
To take advantage of The Beatles’ second day off from their 18-night concert residency at the Olympia Theatre, Paris (their first rest day was 21 January), John Lennon and George Harrison flew back to London for an overnight break.
In the evening Harrison had dinner with Phil Spector and The Ronettes.
The second major phase in The Beatles’ story was about to begin. On 16 August 1960 they embarked on the journey from Liverpool to Hamburg, Germany. Read more »
The Quarrymen’s Saturday night residency at Mona Best’s Casbah Coffee Club came to an end on this evening. In time-honoured musical tradition, it was because of an argument about money. Read more »
This was the Quarrymen’s penultimate Saturday night show at the popular Casbah Coffee Club, a members-only club situated in the basement of a large house in Liverpool’s Hayman’s Green. Read more »
This was the Quarrymen’s fifth performance at Mona Best’s Casbah Coffee Club, a members-only venue in Liverpool’s Hayman’s Green. Read more »
This was The Quarrymen’s fourth consecutive Saturday performance at Mona Best’s members-only Casbah Coffee Club. Read more »
The Quarrymen performed at Mona Best’s Casbah Coffee Club on seven consecutive Saturdays between August and October 1959. This was their third engagement at the venue. Read more »
Following their success performance on the opening night of the Casbah Club, the Quarrymen were booked for a Saturday night residency by the owner, Mona Best. Read more »
This was the opening night of a new social club for teenagers, based in the cellar of a large Victorian house at 8 Hayman’s Green, Liverpool. Read more »
Although The Quarrymen had few formal engagements between March 1958 and the end of the year, they did perform often at parties and family events. Read more »