The Beatles’ diary -- 17th December 1961

Sunday, 17th December 1961

UK singles chart
  1. Tower Of Strength – Frankie Vaughan
  2. Moon River – Danny Williams
  3. Take Good Care Of My Baby – Bobby Vee
  4. Walking Back To Happiness – Helen Shapiro
  5. His Latest Flame / Little Sisters – Elvis Presley
UK albums chart
  1. Another Black And White Minstrel Show – The George Mitchell Minstrels
  2. The Black And White Minstrel Show – The George Mitchell Minstrels
  3. Blue Hawaii – Elvis Presley
  4. South Pacific – Original Soundtrack
  5. Something For Everybody – Elvis Presley

Performance at the Casbah Coffee Club in West Derby, Liverpool.

The Beatles first professional photo session, with the Liverpool photographer Albert Marrion. (Brian wanted some pics so he could send them out to all the record execs.) Of the 268 photos that were taken that day, it is believed that only 16 remain. Marrion has suggested that he chucked the rest away because the Beatles ruined them with dubious gestures! is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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