Despite having just completed a six-night run at the Winter Gardens in Margate, The Beatles drove up to Blackpool for a second show at the ABC Theatre.
They had previous performed at the venue one week earlier on 7 July 1963. Once again the show’s compère was Carry On actor Jack Douglas.
Also on this day...
- 2014: Paul McCartney live at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska
- 2013: Paul McCartney live at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis
- 2012: Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen silenced onstage in London
- 2011: Martin Scorsese’s George Harrison documentary to air in October
- 1992: US album release: Live In Japan by George Harrison
- 1964: Radio: Top Gear
- 1962: Live: Regent Dansette, Rhyl
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening)
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
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