22 January - Tuesday
BBC Playhouse Theatre
Northumberland Avenue

The Beatles recorded performances for their
sixth and eighth BBC appearances.

Hear the performances

Broadcast 26 January 1963 on Saturday Club
Some Other Guy
Love Me Do
Please Please Me (fragments)
Keep Your Hands Off My Baby
Beautiful Dreamer

BBC Paris Studio
Regent Street

Broadcast 26 January 1963 on The Talent Spot
This is a recently discovered recording
Ask Me Why


According to Andy Babiuk, in Beatles Gear, it was around this time that the talents of local Liverpool signwriter, Tex O'Hara, were enlisted to design a Beatles drum logo. Seen in the top image on this page are various ideas that were considered before deciding on the final design seen to the right. These ideas were based on the 1962 drawing by Paul as seen below.