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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today "October 8th 1962 "

Monday, October 08, 2012


The Beatles 50 Years ago Today (BeatlesRadio.com)

 

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 a appearance on the influential Luxembourg station (which had a medium and shortwave service) beamed directly at Britain and aimed and marketed 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 12, 1962

 

Doctor Robert

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