This was The Beatles’ 12th show at Litherland Town Hall, where they had given a triumphant homecoming performance on 27 December 1960, following their first trip to Hamburg.
The Beatles played at the venue on 20 separate occasions between December 1960 and 9 November 1961.
Also on this day...
- 2015: Paul McCartney live: Lollapalooza 2015
- 2011: Paul McCartney live: Wrigley Field, Chicago
- 1982: George Martin appears on the BBC’s Desert Island Discs
- 1969: Recording: You Never Give Me Your Money, Golden Slumbers, Carry That Weight
- 1968: Recording: Hey Jude
- 1968: The Apple Boutique closes down
- 1967: John Lennon and Paul McCartney return to England from Greece
- 1963: Live: Imperial Ballroom, Nelson
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
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