The Beatles’ diary -- 22nd June 1957

Saturday, 22nd June 1957

UK singles chart
  1. Yes Tonight Josephine – Johnnie Ray
  2. Gamblin’ Man / Putting On The Style – Lonnie Donegan
  3. When I Fall In Love – Nat King Cole
  4. Butterfly – Andy Williams
  5. Around The World – Bing Crosby
UK albums chart
  1. The King And I – Original Soundtrack
  2. Oklahoma! – Original Soundtrack
  3. Love Is The Thing – Nat King Cole
  4. Close To You – Frank Sinatra
  5. The Tommy Steele Story – Original Soundtrack
The Quarrymen performing in Rosebery StreetThe Quarrymen in Rosebery Street – 22 Jun ’57Photo: Charles Roberts

Performance at the Rosebery Street in Liverpool.

The Quarrymen played their first gig down Roseberry Street during the Empire Day Celebrations. They had to stand in the back of an old coal lorry and run leads through the kitchen window. “We didn’t get paid,” said John. “We played at bloke’s parties after that, or weddings, perhaps got a few bob. Mostly we just played for fun.” is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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