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Thursday, March 8, 1962

Teenager's Turn - Here We Go

Radio show • By The Beatles • Part of the BBC Sessions • Recorded Mar 07, 1962

Last updated on December 27, 2015


  • Recording date: Mar 07, 1962
  • Broadcast date: 1962-03-08
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • City: Manchester
  • Location: Playhouse Theatre


  • Location: Playhouse Theatre


Some songs from this concert appear on:

From Beatles Bible:

On 7 March 1962 The Beatles recorded their radio debut at the Playhouse Theatre, Hulme, Manchester.

The recording was for the show Teenager’s Turn – Here We Go. The band rehearsed their set from 3.45pm.

In the evening, wearing suits for the very first time, The Beatles performed three cover versions: Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream?), Memphis, Tennessee and Please Mister Postman. Together with the other three acts also appearing on the programme, the recording took place between 8 and 8.45pm.

The show was broadcasted on the BBC Light Programme the following day between 5 and 5.30pm.

Playhouse Theatre

This was the 1st concert played at Playhouse Theatre.

A total of 8 concerts have been played there • 1962Mar 8thJun 15thOct 26th1963Jan 25thMar 12thJul 4thAug 27thSep 3rd

Setlist for the concert

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