The Beatles’ diary -- 2nd July 1957

Tuesday, 2nd July 1957

UK singles chart
  1. Gamblin’ Man / Putting On The Style – Lonnie Donegan
  2. Yes Tonight Josephine – Johnnie Ray
  3. When I Fall In Love – Nat King Cole
  4. Little Darlin’ – Diamonds
  5. Around The World – Ronnie Hilton
UK albums chart
  1. The King And I – Original Soundtrack
  2. Oklahoma! – Original Soundtrack
  3. Love Is The Thing – Nat King Cole
  4. The Tommy Steele Story – Original Soundtrack
  5. Close To You – Frank Sinatra

John tried signing onto the seaman’s register with Nigel Whalley down at the docks, but as soon as Aunt Mimi found out she went totally doolally and sent them home at once. “I was rung up by this place at Pier Head,” she said, “some sort of seaman’s employment office… ‘We’ve got a young boy named John Lennon here,’ they said. ‘He’s asking to sign up.’ ‘Don’t even dream of it,’ I told them.” Then she put on her coat and hat and stormed straight down there to show them who’s boss. is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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