July 6, 1957: John Lennon & Paul McCartney met

Did you know that on this day in 1957 John Lennon & Paul McCartney met for the 1st time as Lennon’s rock group Quarrymen performed at a church dinner? One of rocks’ legendary songwriting duos and The Beatles were created due to this meeting. 

Paul had seen John around Liverpool before their July 6 meeting, when Lennon’s band, the Quarrymen skiffle group, performed a gig at St. Peter’s Church in Woolton, Liverpool.

John Lennon, was 16 years old
Paul McCartney, just turned 15

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