The Beatles’ diary -- 5th December 1965

Sunday, 5th December 1965

UK singles chart
  1. The Carnival Is Over – The Seekers
  2. My Generation – The Who
  3. 01/02/2003 – Len Barry
  4. Get Off Of My Cloud – The Rolling Stones
  5. A Lover’s Concerto – Toys
UK albums chart
  1. The Sound Of Music – Original Soundtrack
  2. Mary Poppins – Original Soundtrack
  3. Help! – The Beatles
  4. Highway 61 Revisited – Bob Dylan
  5. Out Of Our Heads – The Rolling Stones

Performance at the Empire Theatre in Liverpool, as part of their British Tour. They played I Feel Fine, She’s A Woman, If I Needed Someone, Act Naturally, Nowhere Man, Baby’s In Black, Help!, We Can Work It Out, Yesterday, Day Tripper and I’m Down.

The Beatles last-ever show in Liverpool. The papers reported the same day that The Cavern Club was in danger of shutting-up, because the owner had been told by Liverpool City Council that the drainage wasn’t up to scratch, and he’d been quoted over three grand (by some dodgy plumber) to install a new one. An American entrepreneur then stepped in and offered to transport the whole place brick-by-brick to the States, but McFall turned him down, saying, “It was a great offer, but I don’t think he realised that The Cavern Club is a cellar standing underneath three story’s of offices and warehouses!”



 
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