The second and final appearance by The Nerk Twins, alter egos of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, playing at the pub run by McCartney’s cousin Bett Robbins.
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This date saw the first of two dates by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, performing as the Nerk Twins at the Fox and Hounds pub in Caversham, Berkshire.
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.
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.
This was the Quarrymen’s fifth performance at Mona Best’s Casbah Coffee Club, a members-only venue in Liverpool’s Hayman’s Green.
This was The Quarrymen’s fourth consecutive Saturday performance at Mona Best’s members-only Casbah Coffee Club.
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.
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.
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.
From 1946 John Lennon lived with his Aunt Mimi (Mary Smith) and Uncle George in their house, ‘Mendips’, at 251 Menlove Avenue, Liverpool, after his mother Julia had handed over care of her son to them.
This picture of John Lennon with friend and Quarrymen manager Nigel Whalley was uncovered by the BBC during research for a 2007 episode of Inside Out.
Three weeks after first meeting John Lennon, Paul McCartney and his brother Michael went to Scout camp at Hathersage in Derbyshire.
On the afternoon of 6 July 1957 the Quarrymen skiffle group played at the garden fete of St Peter’s Church, Woolton, Liverpool.
The rock ‘n’ roll fanatic John Lennon used his 16th birthday money to buy two much-prized 78rpm records.
While her husband Alf was away at sea, Julia Lennon lived with their son John at the Dairy Cottage, 120a Allerton Road in Woolton, Liverpool. The cottage was owned by George Smith, the husband of Julia’s sister Mimi. As Alf was so often away at sea, Julia often spent evenings at dance halls. In 1942… Read more »
John Winston Lennon was born on 9 October 1940 in the Liverpool Maternity Hospital, Oxford Street, Liverpool, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred “Freddie” Lennon.