60 years ago today - Paul McCartney recalls meeting John Lennon for the first time
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It's 60 years since John Lennon met Paul McCartney

Sixty years ago today, on 6 July, 1957, John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time.

The future Beatles bumped into each other at a garden fete at St Peter's Church in Woolton, where John's skiffle band the Quarrymen were playing. Paul was 15, John just a few years older.

Here's an interview from the BBC archives where Paul talks about that fateful day.

  • 06 Jul 2017