The Beatles’ diary -- 9th November 1963

Saturday, 9th November 1963

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

Performance at the Granada Cinema in East Ham, London, 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.

Whilst Brian was busy conducting business on behalf of the Beatles in New York, their life carried on much the same as normal – gigs, crazy women screaming, more gigs, more crazy women screaming, more gigs, and some more crazy ladies screaming… Brian recalled the silly scenes in ‘A Cellarful Of Noise’: “The getaway car was their lifeline to work and freedom,” he explained. “This, normally, is an Austin Princess which can comfortably seat four Beatles, their road manager, and if necessary, a security officer or policeman. In England the driver is always the same, a huge man called Bill Corbett, who knows the problems, chief of which is the ability to speed fast enough to frighten fans out of the way, but not so fast that they get run over. It is commonplace for fans to hurl …

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