|1960, Returning from Hamburg, The Beatles appeared at the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool. Chas Newby joined The Beatles on bass guitar (to replace Stuart Sutcliffe, who had remained in Hamburg), a position he would hold for only two weeks and four performances. When Newby bowed out to return to college, Paul McCartney became The Beatles' bass player.|
1962, Bob Dylan arrived in England for the first time; he played his first UK date the following night at the Troubadour Club in London
1977, Deputising for The Sex Pistols on NBC- TVs 'Saturday Night Live', Elvis Costello stops his performance of 'Less Than Zero', saying ' there's no reason to do this', and launches into 'Radio Radio' which he'd been told not to perform.
1977, George Harrison played an unannounced live set for the regulars at his local pub in Henley-On-Thames.
1982, Karen Carpenter made her last live appearance with The Carpenters when she performed in Sherman, California.