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Taking the first photographs of John Lennon and The Quarrymen

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Tuesday, 4 July 2023 - 20 minutes

It is, of course, Tynwald Day tomorrow and if you're out and about at the fare in St John's you may spot a stall selling photographs of a certain Beatle.

John Lennon, to be exact, and not just any photographs - but the first photographs of John playing live with his first group The Quarrymen.

They were taken by a young Charlie Roberts, now a Manx resident.

Lewis Foster has been speaking to Charlie and his wife, Sandy, about how the pictures came about.

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