Another week in August 1963, and another six-night residency at a British seaside town. on this day. This, The Beatles’ last of the summer, took place at the Odeon Cinema in Southport, Lancashire.
The group had performed at the venue once before, on 1 March 1963 during the Helen Shapiro tour.
The Beatles performed two shows each night. Their set throughout the residency contained 10 songs: ‘Roll Over Beethoven’, ‘Thank You Girl’, ‘Chains’, ‘A Taste Of Honey’, ‘She Loves You’, ‘Baby It’s You’, ‘From Me To You’, ‘Boys’, ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ and ‘Twist And Shout’.
Also on this day...
- 2021: Let It Be remix and expanded editions announced
- 2020: John Lennon remix compilation Gimme Some Truth announced
- 1969: George Harrison meets Bob Dylan in Portsmouth
- 1968: Tape copying: Revolution 9
- 1968: US single release: Hey Jude
- 1967: The Beatles renounce the use of drugs
- 1966: Day off in Los Angeles
- 1964: Live: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver
- 1963: Paul McCartney receives one-year driving ban
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening)
- 1961: Live: Aintree Institute, Liverpool
- 1960: Live: Indra Club, Hamburg
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