Original Beatles manager dead at 86


“The Jacaranda’s original owner and the man who discovered The Beatles, Allan Williams, has sadly passed away at the age of 86″. The music impresario, who also supported the group through their earliest years and sent them to Hamburg, Germany, to hone their skills as a band, was 86.Mr Williams, from Liverpool, worked with The Beatles from 1960 to 1961, taking them to their first band gigs across Britain and later in Hamburg, Germany where their global fame grew. “All of our thoughts and wishes go to his family and his wife Beryl”, a message on the club’s Facebook page read. Georgia beats TCU 31-23, wins Liberty Bowl
TCU led 16-14 at the half, with Georgia drawing within two points on a 4-yard run by Michel with 4:12 left in the second quarter. Hill has thrown for 3.062 yards and 15 touchdowns this year while also rushing for another 537 yards and nine touchdowns. A spokesman for the venue said: “His memory will live on through every band that plays our famous stage”. “Allan Williams, you will be missed”.He personally drove the van which took the band, the erstwhile five-piece which included Stuart Sutcliffe and Pete Best, to tour in Hamburg in 1960. According to BeatlesBible.com, when the band initially asked for a gig at the club, Williams had some of the members decorate the venue instead.”I was just glad to have been there in the 60s, at the start of it all. But no-one knew The Beatles would go on to achieve what they did”. Thursday forecast: sunny and windy, high 55
A surge of polar air will plunge southward on Monday night with highs only reaching the 20s and low 30s Tuesday . Today: A slight chance of flurries between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., then a slight chance of snow showers after 2 p.m. Shortly after Williams and the band parted ways, Brian Epstein became the band’s manager and the rest is legendary music history.In an interview with the Liverpool Echo in 2010, Williams said he had no regrets.In 1975, Williams published a memoir called The Man Who Gave The Beatles Away and in later years he spoke regularly at Beatles conventions. Williams then told him ‘Don’t touch them with a fucking bargepole, they will let you down’. Questions over whether Queen will attend New Year’s Day service
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