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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Wednesday, November 21, 1962

Cavern Club, Liverpool

Lunchtime and Night Gig

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Tuesday, November 20, 1962

Floral Hall, Southport

Another two "house" theatre appearance.

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Lunchtime at the Cavern Club, then a afternoon trip of 85 miles to Staffordshire for a double header:

Smethwick Baths Ballroom, also known as “Thimblemill Baths” 2nd of the double header GIG was

at the Adelphi Ballroom in West Brom:

Lots of Tea Boy’s…
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The Beatles lunchtime booking at the cavern club Oct 8th was canceled because they were headed for London for the Debut appearance on Radio Luxembourg:

In the early 60s and the time a appearance on the influential Luxembourg station (which had a medium and shortwave service) beamed directly at Britain and aimed at the British Public;

Record companies could buy Programs on air for exclusive promotion of their Artists and discs among other shows EMI had "The Friday Spectacular" for which this debut appearance by New group "The Beatles" was recorded and taped on a Monday evening in front of an audience of more than 100 sitting or dancing Youngsters in a small ground-floor studio inside EMI's Central London headquarters despite the presence of the Artists only records were played on the show:

This particular Programme was aired 10pm October 8, 1962

 

Doctor Robert

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The Beatles performed a night gig at The Cavern, just 2 days from the release of "Love Me Do"

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today

The Beatles performed at The Cavern, just 3 days from the release of "Love Me Do"