John Lennon meets Paul McCartney 60th Anniversary Thimble

£7.95
On the afternoon of 6 July 1957, the Quarrymen group played at the garden fete of St Peter's Church, Woolton, Liverpool.The performance took place on a stage in a field behind the church. In the band were John Lennon, Eric Griffiths, Colin Hanton, Rod Davies, Pete Shotton and Len Garry. That evening the group were due to play again, this time at the Grand Dance in the church hall on the other side of the road. While setting up their equipment, Ivan Vaughan introduced the band to one of his classmates from Liverpool Institute, the 15-year-old Paul McCartney. This historic occasion was the first time McCartney met John Lennon. The pair chatted for a few minutes and McCartney showed Lennon how to tune a guitar. McCartney then sang Eddie Cochran's, Twenty Flight Rock and Gene Vincent's, Be-Bop-A-Lula, along with a medley of songs by Little Richard.

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On the afternoon of 6 July 1957, the Quarrymen group played at the garden fete of St Peter's Church, Woolton, Liverpool.The performance took place on a stage in a field behind the church. In the band were John Lennon, Eric Griffiths, Colin Hanton, Rod Davies, Pete Shotton and Len Garry. That evening the group were due to play again, this time at the Grand Dance in the church hall on the other side of the road. While setting up their equipment, Ivan Vaughan introduced the band to one of his classmates from Liverpool Institute, the 15-year-old Paul McCartney. This historic occasion was the first time McCartney met John Lennon. The pair chatted for a few minutes and McCartney showed Lennon how to tune a guitar. McCartney then sang Eddie Cochran's, Twenty Flight Rock and Gene Vincent's, Be-Bop-A-Lula, along with a medley of songs by Little Richard.