The Beatles’ diary -- 3rd August 1961

Thursday, 3rd August 1961

UK singles chart
  1. Temptation – The Everly Brothers
  2. Well I Ask You – Eden Kane
  3. Runaway – Del Shannon
  4. You Don’t Know – Helen Shapiro
  5. A Girl Like You – Cliff Richard
UK albums chart
  1. The Black And White Minstrel Show – The George Mitchell Minstrels
  2. South Pacific – Original Soundtrack
  3. G.I. Blues – Elvis Presley
  4. Best Of Barber And Bilk Vol. 1 – Chris Barber & Acker Bilk
  5. His Hand In Mine – Elvis Presley

Performance at St. John’s Hall in Tuebrook, Liverpool.

Brian Epstein started writing his own record review column for ‘Mersey Beat’, entitled ‘Stop the World – And Listen To Everything In It’. Bob Wooler remembered: “To be honest, he wasn’t much of a record reviewer. He was more intent on telling you the price of the record or the fact that you could buy it from NEMS!” is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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