The Beatles’ diary -- 7th November 1963

Thursday, 7th November 1963

UK singles chart
  1. You’ll Never Walk Alone – Gerry & The Pacemakers
  2. She Loves You – The Beatles
  3. Do You Love Me? – Brian Poole & The Tremeloes
  4. Blue Bayou / Mean Woman Blues – Roy Orbison
  5. Then He Kissed Me – The Crystals
UK albums chart
  1. Please Please Me – The Beatles
  2. Meet The Searchers – The Searchers
  3. Born Free – Frank Ifield
  4. Greatest Hits – The Shadows
  5. How Do You Like It – Gerry & The Pacemakers

Performance at the Adelphi Cinema in Dublin, Ireland, as part of their British Tour. They played I Saw Her Standing There, From Me To You, All My Loving, You Really Got A Hold On Me, Roll Over Beethoven, Boys, Till There Was You, She Loves You, Money (That’s What I Want) and Twist And Shout.

Their first (and last) show in Ireland. They were accompanied around town by Alun Owen, who was writing the script for ‘A Hard Day’s Night’. John said: “We didn’t want to make a fuckin’ shitty pop movie. We didn’t want to make a movie that was going to be bad, and we insisted on having a real writer to write it. So Brian came up with Alun Owen, from Liverpool, who had written a play for TV called ‘No Trams To Lime Street’, which I knew and I think Paul knew. He was already famous for writing Liverpool dialogues. We auditioned people to write for us, and they came up with this guy and we said, ‘All right.’”

Owen recalled his time with the band: “They were surrounded by fantasy,” he said. “Fantastic things happened to them all the time, like the time a girl fell on her knees before …

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