Sir Paul McCartney performed before 55,000 people at Hampden Park, Scotland’s national stadium in Glasgow.
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The cast for the stage adaptation of the Beatles film Backbeat has been announced.
A new exhibition featuring works by John Lennon is to open at The Dome in Edinburgh.
Rare silent film footage of The Beatles in Scotland in 1964 has failed to sell at auction.
While holidaying in Scotland with Yoko Ono, her daughter Kyoko and his son Julian, John Lennon crashed his white British Leyland Austin Maxi car in Golspie in the Highlands.
June 1969 was a month of rest for The Beatles, who were taking a break from the Abbey Road sessions. Following a brief trip to Wales, John Lennon and Yoko Ono drove to Scotland for a brief holiday on 29 June.
In an attempt to protect his earnings from the taxman, Paul McCartney‘s financial advisors suggested he invests in property. On this day his purchase of High Park Farm in Campbeltown near the Mull of Kintyre was completed.
The Beatles’ only UK tour of 1965 was also their final one as a group. It began with two shows at the Odeon Cinema in Glasgow.
The day before their 1965 UK tour began in Glasgow, The Beatles and their equipment were driven to Berwick-upon-Tweed on England’s border with Scotland.
This was the 10th date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour. It was also their third of four visits to Glasgow’s Odeon Cinema, and the last of three consecutive dates in Scotland.
This was The Beatles second and final visit to Dundee’s Caird Hall. They had previously performed there on 7 October 1963.
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 gave two concerts at the Odeon Cinema in Glasgow, Scotland, on this evening.
This was the first of two visits The Beatles made to the ABC Cinema in Edinburgh, Scotland. The other took place on 19 October 1964.
The third and final night of The Beatles’ mini-tour of Scotland took place at Dundee’s Caird Hall. Also on the bill were Johnny Hudson and the Hi Four, Malcolm Clarke and the Crestas, the Caravelles and Tommy Dene and the Tremors.
This was the second of a three-date Scottish mini tour promoted by Albert Bonici. The Beatles performed two shows on this night, each of which was seen by 1,500 people. The other acts on the bill were Houston Wells and The Fortunes.
The Beatles began a three-night mini tour of Scotland on this day, with a performance at the Concert Hall in Glasgow. Also on the bill were Mike Berry, and Freddy Starr and the Midnighters.
The Beatles had a rare day off on 6 June, but resumed the Roy Orbison tour the following day with a concert at the Odeon Cinema in Glasgow, Scotland.
Although The Beatles had concluded their five-date tour of Scotland, they remained in the country to record an appearance on the children’s television show Roundup.
The Beatles’ January 1963 tour of Scotland drew to a close on this evening, with a performance at the Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen.