The Beatles’ diary -- 31st October 1956

Wednesday, 31st October 1956

UK singles chart
  1. A Woman In Love – Frankie Laine
  2. Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
  3. Lay Down Your Arms – Anne Shelton
  4. Giddy-Up-A-Ding-Dong – Freddie Bell & The Bellboys
  5. Just Walkin’ In The Rain – Johnnie Ray
UK albums chart
  1. Rock N’ Roll Stage Shows – Bill Haley & His Comets
  2. The King And I – Original Soundtrack
  3. Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley & His Comets
  4. Oklahoma! – Original Soundtrack
  5. Carousel – Original Soundtrack

Paul’s mum died of breast cancer, aged 47. It hit them pretty hard because she’d only been diagnosed a few weeks previous. A couple of weeks later Paul sat down and wrote his first-ever tune – ‘I Lost My Little Girl’. is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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