The 17th date of The Beatles’ tour of England with Tommy Roe and Chris Montez took them to Northampton, for a performance at the ABC Cinema.
The group’s setlist on this tour contained six songs: ‘Love Me Do’, ‘Misery’, ‘A Taste Of Honey’, ‘Do You Want To Know A Secret’, ‘Please Please Me’ and ‘I Saw Her Standing There’.
The Beatles returned to Northampton on one other occasion, playing another show at the ABC Cinema on 6 November 1963.
Last updated: 20 March 2010
Also on this day...
- 2012: US DVD/Blu-ray release for Scorsese’s George Harrison documentary
- 1981: UK single release: Watching The Wheels by John Lennon
- 1978: US album release: London Town by Wings
- 1970: Mixing: Dig It
- 1970: UK album release: Sentimental Journey by Ringo Starr
- 1961: Travel: Liverpool to Hamburg
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