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With The Orqanist Entertains. Popular organ recordings, including classics and standards. PHONE [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) for details and information of organ clubs and societies.

Bob Harris marks the 50th anniversary of the day when 15-year-old Paul McCartney first met then 16-year-old John Lennon. The casual event took place on 6 July 1957 following an outdoor church fete gig featuring Lennon's skiffle group the Quarrymen. Tonight's nostalgia fest includes previously unaired recollections that McCartney shared with Lennon's half-sister Julia Baird. Plus interviews with Cynthia Lennon, Mike McCartney, musicologist Spencer Lee, Colin Hall - who worked as custodian of Mendips, where the young John Lennon lived with his Aunt Mimi - and Quarrymen members Rod Davis, John "Duff" Lowe, Len Garry and Colin Hanton.
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Bob Harris
Julia Baird
Cynthia Lennon
Mike McCartney
Spencer Lee
Colin Hall
Rod Davis
John "Duff" Lowe
Len Garry
Colin Hanton

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