Historic recording by Beatles predecessor group The Quarrymen made 60 years ago today

George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney circa 1960 (Keystone/Getty Images)Today marks the 60th anniversary of a famous recording session by the Beatles predecessor group The Quarrymen, marking the first time that John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison recorded together.

On July 12, 1958, the band, which also featured drummer Colin Hanton and pianist John “Duff” Lowe, entered a studio called Phillips Sound Recording Service in Liverpool, England, and laid down a cover of Buddy Holly’s “That’ll Be the Day” and a McCartney original called “In Spite of All the Danger,” which Paul credited Harrison …read more

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