Monday, December 13, 2021

Before They Were Beatles - Episode 04: Quarrymen

Before They Were Beatles
Episode 04: Quarrymen

It's fall 1956 and a return to school means new friends and new ideas for John Lennon - and one idea, in particular, that will be the catalyst for everything that follows - the formation of a schoolboy skiffle group - The Quarrymen.

The music heard in this episode included:
  • The Quarrymen - In Spite of All The Danger
  • The Vipers - Don’t You Rock Me Daddy’O
  • The Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain Boys - Worried Man Blues
  • Paul McCartney - I Lost My Little Girl
  • Lonnie Donigan - John Henry

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