The Beatles’ diary -- 23rd June 1961

Friday, 23rd June 1961

UK singles chart
  1. Surrender – Elvis Presley
  2. Runaway – Del Shannon
  3. Frightened City – The Shadows
  4. More Than I Can Say / Staying In – Bobby Vee
  5. But I Do – Clarence ’Frogman’ Henry
UK albums chart
  1. G.I. Blues – Elvis Presley
  2. South Pacific – Original Soundtrack
  3. Listen To Cliff – Cliff Richard
  4. His Hand In Mine – Elvis Presley
  5. The Black And White Minstrel Show – The George Mitchell Minstrels

Recording session at Friedrich Ebert Halle during which they recorded My Bonnie, The Saints, Why, Nobody’s Child and Ain’t She Sweet.

They also performed at the Top Ten Club in Hamburg, West Germany, as part of their Top Ten residency. is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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