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Nov 27
1958

It is announced that Liverpudlian rocker Billy Fury has been signed to Decca Records in the UK. (1958)

Nov 27
1960

The Beatles continue their 58-night residency at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, during their first visit to Germany, Europe. On this day, Paul McCartney writes a letter to a female fan - "It's freezing here now. My hands are like ice - this room hasn't got a heater. We?re more or less enjoying ourselves, but we're dead homesick." (1960)

Nov 27
1960

The Swinging Blue Genes, later to find success with a slight name-change to The Swinging Blue Jeans, play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK. (1960)

Nov 27
1962

The Beatles play their first BBC radio session in London, UK, for the programme The Talent Spot, at Paris Studio, Regent Street. (1962)

Nov 27
1962

EMI record producer George Martin telephones music publisher Dick James and arranges for him to meet Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, with a view to organising music publishing for the band. (1962)

Nov 27
1964

Brian Epstein-protege Tommy Quickly attends a press conference to help launch him in America at The Cinnamon Cinder club, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1964)

Nov 27
1965

British folk quartet The Silkie have their only American hit when their version of The Beatles' composition You've Got To Hide Your Love Away peaks at No10 in the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart. (1965)

Nov 27
2009

Heather Small plays at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK. (2009)

Nov 27
2011

Liverpool-born Rebecca Ferguson, runner-up in the 2010 seventh series of The X Factor, releases her debut single Nothing Real But Love in the UK. (2011)