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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th April 1945 Born today: Jimmy Winston, London, organist (Samll Facres-Itchycoo Park)
20th April 1906 Australian wombat, oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26.
20th April 1904 George Bernard Shaw's Candida, premieres in London
20th April 1879 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London and Cyprus
20th April 1715 Nicholas Rowe's Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray, premieres in London
The Crawdaddy Club
This is where the infamous Crawdaddy club was home to the Stones
Location: Station Hotel, Richmond (opposite the railway st, TW9 1DN
Description: The Crawdaddy Club used to be here as part of the Station Hotel, and was the London equivalent of Liverpool's Cavern Club.
The Rolling Stones were the house band at the Crawdaddy, and the Beatles first heard them play here in 1963. The Yardbirds were regulars too.
The Crawdaddy club welcomed many of America's finest Blues musicians and helped kick start British rock and roll.
Tagged in this Tour: The Beatles take London
Tagged in this Tour: The Ultimate Beatles Tour
Tagged in this Tour: The Rolling Stones London Tour
Tagged in this Tour: 5/09