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RARE OLDE PICTURES OF THE BEATLES BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS! -

The Quarry Men disbanded in 1959 due to lack of gigs. George joined another group which disbanded, then, he and fellow group member Ken Brown united with John and Paul for seven Saturday performances at the new Casbah Club, from Aug 29, 1959 until Oct 10 when a financial dispute ended their relationships with the club and Ken Brown. The trio continued as "Johnny and the Moondogs" with Paul on drums. Ken formed a group with Pete Best, the son of the Casbah's club owner and continued performing there.


In Jan. 1960, John invited a fellow art student Stu Sutcliff to join the group on the condition he got his own bass. In May They renamed themselves The "Beetles" (as a tribute to Stu's favorite band "Buddy Holly & The Crickets", then, The"Silver Beetles". Allan Williams became their manager. In June, they modified their name to the "Silver Beatles".

In early May a 25 year old drummer - Tommy Moore - joined them. On May 18th they began a nine day tour in Scotland backing performer Johnny Gentle. Tommy left the group after wards due to financial obligations.

In July 1960 they discover a drummer - Norman Chapman - who joined them until he was called for national service duty.

On Aug 6th, 1960, they invited their friend Pete Best to become their permanent drummer after having played together several times during their performances at the Casbah club

Their manager Alan Williams, having been told about the vivid night-life and the love of rock and roll in Hamburg Germany, arranged gigs for some of the groups he managed. On Aug 18th, 1960, posing as students, The Beatles began a series of gigs in Hamburg, and John renamed the group The Beatles. They initially stayed in Hamburg until Dec 1st. The atmosphere was filled with promiscuity, booze and pills. They would return periodically until Feb, 1962.

The line-up of The Beatles now comprised John Lennon (rhythm/ vocals), Paul McCartney (rhythm/vocals), George Harrison (lead/ vocals), Stuart Sutcliffe (bass/vocals) and Pete Best (drums).
 

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