As with the previous concert, Gerry and the Pacemakers’ roadie Les Hurst stood in for Neil Aspinall, who was unwell with flu.
Also on this day, The Beatles’ performance on Thank Your Lucky Stars, recorded six days earlier, was broadcast.
Also on this day...
- 2012: Abbey Road to offer studio time to wealthy hotel guests
- 1994: Paul McCartney’s speech at Lennon’s Hall Of Fame induction
- 1984: US album release: Milk And Honey by John Lennon and Yoko Ono
- 1967: Recording: A Day In The Life
- 1964: Live: Olympia Theatre, Paris
- 1962: Live: Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, Wallasey
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1961: Live: Alexandra Hall, Liverpool
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