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Monday, 17 October 2011

Jacaranda Club: missing missive.

Missing till now, that is; Paul's letter to an unknown tub-thumper inviting him in for an audition shortly before Hamburg. The letter shows they knew (at least partially) what they were getting into. Whether this proto-Ringo responded and auditioned unsuccessfully is unknown (though it's generally been thought up to now that the Beatles were so desperate for a drummer that they'd have taken anyone with a functioning snare).
Thanks to Lizzie.


  1. Love how "The Beatles" is triple-underlined. They had only very recently settled on that as their final name, and you can tell it was important to him.

  2. i love paul's handwriting - it's beautiful!

  3. And with a fountain pen no less. No ballpoint pen here. :)