This was The Beatles’ sixth show at Litherland Town Hall, where they had given a triumphant homecoming performance on 27 December 1960, following their first trip to Hamburg.
Prior to playing at Litherland they appeared at the Cassanova Club in Liverpool.
The Beatles played at the venue on 20 separate occasions between December 1960 and 9 November 1961.
Also on this day...
- 1972: Wings live: Town Hall, Leeds
- 1968: John Lennon and George Harrison arrive in Rishikesh
- 1967: Recording, mixing: Good Morning Good Morning
- 1965: Recording: I Need You, Another Girl, Yes It Is
- 1964: The Beatles’ second Ed Sullivan Show
- 1963: Live: Carfax Assembly Rooms, Oxford
- 1962: Live: Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, Wallasey
- 1962: Live: Technical College Hall, Birkenhead
- 1961: Live: Cassanova Club, Liverpool
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