The Beatles’ diary -- 6th February 1958

Thursday, 6th February 1958

UK singles chart
  1. Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
  2. The Story Of My Life – Michael Holliday
  3. Oh Boy – The Crickets
  4. All The Way / Chicago – Frank Sinatra
  5. Ma He’s Making Eyes At Me – Johnny Otis & His Orchestra With Marie Adams
UK albums chart
  1. Pal Joey – Original Soundtrack
  2. The King And I – Original Soundtrack
  3. Oklahoma! – Original Soundtrack
  4. Lovin’ You – Elvis Presley
  5. A Swingin’ Affair – Frank Sinatra

Performance at the Wilson Hall in Garston, Liverpool.

Sometime during February (possibly the 6th) Paul introduced George to the band. He was keen as mustard to get him into the group because they’d been best mates for months, but John was apathetic. “He was just too much,” he said. “He was too fucking young. He was doing a delivery round and just seemed like a kid. He came round once and asked me to go to the pictures with him but I pretended I was busy. He would follow me down the street… Me and my girlfriend would come out of school and he’d be hovering around. And we’d be going to a coffee shop, or a movie, and he’d follow us down the street two hundred yards behind. And she would say, ‘Who is that guy? What does he want?’ And I’d say, ‘He just wants to hang out. Should we take him with us?’ And she’d say, ‘Oh, okay, let’s take …

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