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Title: The Beatles' Strangest Gig
Post by: peregrine9 on July 17, 2011, 11:48:52 PM
The Beatles' Strangest Gig
July 7,2011

As we all know, there is a time in every performer’s career where they are “complete unknowns.” Yes, there was a time, really not so long ago, when no one knew or had ever even heard of Frank Sinatra or Woody Allen or Meryl Streep. And so it was with the greatest, most famous, most deified show biz act of the 20th century: The Beatles.In the summer of 1960, none of the usually-employed Beatles even had a day job. And like us all, the boys wanted to make some money. The then-foursome consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Stuart Sutcliffe played the oddest gig in the Beatles’ long and storied history. (