On Friday 1 October 2010, John Lennon‘s first group, The Quarrymen, performed a version of The Beatles’ song In My Life in tribute to him at the Hollywood Bowl in California.
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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.
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.
The Quarrymen performed at this venue on just one occasion. As with their 1 January performance at Wilson Hall, it was a late Christmas party.
This was the last known performance by the Quarrymen at Wilson Hall. Unlike the previous three, it wasn’t promoted by Charlie ‘Mac’ McBain, and there were no Teddy boys causing trouble.
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.
The Morgue Skiffle Cellar was an illegal club held in the basement of a large Victorian house at 25 Oakhill Park in the Broadgreen area of Liverpool.
George Harrison claimed the first time he saw the Quarrymen was at the Wilson Hall, opposite the bus depot in Garston, Liverpool. According to Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn, the date was most likely 6 February 1958.
The Quarrymen’s first performance at the Cavern Club with Paul McCartney took place on this day.
The Quarrymen’s first live engagement of 1958 was their third at the New Clubmoor Hall, a Conservative Club in Liverpool’s Norris Green district.
This was the Quarrymen’s second of four performances at Wilson Hall in Liverpool’s Garston district, one of the venues run by local promoter Charlie ‘Mac’ McBain.
The Quarrymen returned to the New Clubmoor Hall in Norris Green, Liverpool, less than a month after they first played there.
A somewhat bizarre booking for the nascent Quarrymen: they performed two raucous sets for the social club of Liverpool’s Stanley Abattoir.
This was the first time the Quarrymen played at this notoriously rough venue in the Garston district of Liverpool.