The Day John Met Paul

The Day John Met Paul marks the 50th anniversary of a day that was to change music for ever.

Featuring a new interview with Sir Paul Mccartney and the music and memories of John Lennon's group the Quarrymen, this programme re-creates the moment when John and Paul met for the first time at a Quarrymen gig at a sunny garden fete in Woolton, Liverpool on 6th July 1957.

Made with the help of Colin Hall, custodian of John Lennon's childhood home 'Mendips', and with the support of the Liverpool music community.


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6M20101009Bob Harris recreates the fateful day when John Lennon met Paul McCartney.

Bob Harris recreates the fateful day that John Lennon met Paul McCartney at a fete where John's skiffle band The Quarrymen were performing.