Friday, October 13, 2006

Thought For The Day #9

The Royal Iris was a passenger ferry which offered "Riverboat Shuffle" cruises up and down Liverpool's River Mersey, featuring bands such as The Beatles, Gerry and the Pacemakers and The Searchers.

This picture is from a concert the Beatles gave on board the Royal Iris on July 6th 1962:

In the dressing room:

The Beatles played on the boat on a number of other occasions, including a performance on August 25th 1961, with Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazz Band.

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