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Johnny Gentle and the Beatles

Johnny Gentle

Johnny Gentle and the Beatles

first ever tour : Scotland 1960

by Johnny Gentle

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Published by Merseyrock in Runcorn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gentle, Johnny, -- 1936-,
  • Beatles.,
  • Rock musicians -- England -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes discographies.

    Other titlesJohnny Gentle & the Beatles
    Statementby Johnny Gentle & Ian Forsyth.
    ContributionsForsyth, Ian, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML421.B4 G44 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18780234M
    ISBN 100953298906
    OCLC/WorldCa40143225

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    In May , calling themselves the Silver Beetles, the group undertook a brief tour of Scotland as the backing group for pop singer and fellow Liverpudlian Johnny Gentle. 45) The sleeve notes from which album led to the Beatles being nicknamed "the Fab Four"? David’s first book, “Liddypool: Birthplace of The Beatles” Stuart and Tommy backed one of Parnes’ singers, Johnny Gentle, on a short tour around Scotland. In the promotional newspaper adverts, they were billed as Johnny Gentle and His Group. John, Paul, George, Stuart and Janice the Stripper.


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Johnny Gentle and The Beatles - First Ever Tour - Kindle edition by Askew, John, Forsyth, Ian, Askew, Gavin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Johnny Gentle and The Beatles - First Ever Tour/5(2). out of 5 stars Johnny Gentle and the Beatles Reviewed in the United States on April 8, This book was first published in and has long been out of print - with copies selling for well over a hundred dollars, so it is great to see this in kindle format/5(4).

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Johnny Gentle is the stage name of John Askew (born 8 December ). He was a British pop singer who is now best remembered for having briefly toured Scotland with the Silver Beetles – later known as the Beatles – as his backing group in John Askew was born and grew up in Liverpool.

Wooler contacted promoter Brian Kelly, at whose Beekay nights he occasionally compèred. Kelly was reluctant to book The Beatles, as they had let him down without warning the previous May in order to go on tour with Johnny Gentle.

Eventually, however, he agreed to. Johnny Gentle with Long John And The Silver Beatles 20 May - Friday Town Hall Alloa, Scotland Photographer: Ken Beaton.

Although, on 10 May, The Silver Beatles did not impress Larry Parnes enough to hire them for Billy Fury, they were ultimately hired as backing band for Johnny Gentle on an upcomming tour of Scotland.

Johnny Gentle and The Beatles - First Ever Tour eBook: Askew, John, Forsyth, Ian, Askew, Gavin: : Kindle Store. out of 5 stars Johnny Gentle and the Beatles - First Ever Tour.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 March Verified Purchase. This book was first published in and has long been out of print - with copies selling for well over a hundred pounds, so it is great to see this in kindle s: 4. This Saturday (5 July ) Johnny will be signing copies of his new book, Johnny Gentle and The Beatles: First ever Tour of Scotland - >, at The Beatles Story, Albert Dock, Liverpool from.

Johnny Gentle first met The Silver Beetles half an hour before they went onstage in Alloa, and they had just 20 minutes of rehearsal. Gentle gave Harrison a black shirt to wear on stage, to match those worn by Lennon and McCartney. This first night was somewhat ragged, but.

On this date inamid their short tour of the Scottish Highlands backing Johnny Gentle, The Beatles (or Beatals per Stu Sutcliffe's preferred spelling) were involved in a road accident. And it resulted in their first documented set of autographs as well as their first press mention.

John Askew (born 8 December ), known as Johnny Gentle, is a British pop singer best remembered for having briefly toured Scotland with the Silver Beetles – later known as the Beatles – as his backing group in Life and career. John Askew was born and grew up in leaving school he was apprenticed as a carpenter, and, using a borrowed book for instructions, made his.

Gentle and Forsyth will surely be added to this unique list of Beatles' historians. This is one of the most delightful pages of the Fab Fours' early days that I have had the pleasure to read.

This gem chronicles the days of the Johnny Gentle Tour in May that followed shortly after the Silver Beetles took the stage to audition for the. The next chapter is also about the concerts, but this time as seen through the eyes of fans attending the shows.

This is a very good read. The eye-witness reports from the Johnny Gentle tour tells of a different story than Gentle himself has written. Where Gentle recalls great receptions for the Beatles and their music, there’s only polite applauds from the eye-witnesses.

Remember Johnny Gentle and Scottish tour in SP: My Tears Will Turn To Laughter / I’ve Just Fallen For Someone Parlophone 45 - R [Mono] UK Darren Young (known earlier aka Johnny Gentle) August According to an interview with Johnny Gentle by Spencer Leigh 'John came up with something that seemed to fit.

The Beatles Anthology, by The Beatles The definitive infodump of Beatles information, the Anthology is a comprehensive review of the story of the band from their formation to their breakup, littered with behind-the-scenes photos, personal recollections from the Fab Four and the people who worked with them, and other incredible resources.

Johnny Gentle (real surname Askew) was a Liverpudlian singer who, after a period performing Everly Brothers-style with a chum, was spotted by showman Larry Parnes and given his “Gentle” stage persona.

He recorded four singles and an EP (extended p. As a young John Lennon's art studies went from bad to worse, so he became more ambitious for his band, and through the first half ofthanks largely to the efforts of local businessman Allan Williams, more and more engagements -- including a tour of Scotland, backing singer Johnny Gentle --.

Top 10 books about the Beatles If I proposed a book of Ringo’s collected laundry lists, publishers would form a queue. 1. Love Me Do: The Beatles’ Progress by Michael Braun. The Beat Ballad Show Tour was a tour of Scotland by singer Johnny Gentle, backed by the Beatles (billed as Johnny Gentle and His Group).[1][2] It was the first-ever concert tour by the Beatles.

From May 20 toThe Silver Beetles (as they were called at the time) toured Scotland, backing a young musician named Johnny Gentle.