The Beatles’ diary -- 1st June 1961

Thursday, 1st June 1961

UK singles chart
  1. You’re Driving Me Crazy – Temperance Seven
  2. Blue Moon – Marcels
  3. On The Rebound – Floyd Cramer
  4. Frightened City – The Shadows
  5. Runaway – Del Shannon
UK albums chart
  1. G.I. Blues – Elvis Presley
  2. South Pacific – Original Soundtrack
  3. The Black And White Minstrel Show – The George Mitchell Minstrels
  4. Listen To Cliff – Cliff Richard
  5. His Hand In Mine – Elvis Presley

Performance at the Top Ten Club in Hamburg, West Germany, as part of their Top Ten residency.

Cynthia Powell and Paul’s girlfriend, Dot Rhone, came to visit them in Hamburg. John and Cynthia stayed with Astrid, and Paul moved Dot into Rosa’s bungalow down by the docks. “I remember when Paul used to practise his guitar on the roof of my little place,” she said. “We used to get crowds of burly old Hamburg dockers hanging around, just listening. They shouted out things in German, but Paul didn’t understand them.”


 
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