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TOUR OF THE MONTH

American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th July 1993 S van Ruysdael's Winter Landscape sold for 705,500 in London

16th July 1985 Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

16th July 1939 Born today: Corin Redgrave, London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons)

16th July 1924 Conference over German recovery payments begins in London

16th July 1877 Spencer Gore wins the first ever Wimbledon tennis tournament - after 3 days rain delay.go to related location

16th July 1377 The Coronation of Richard II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

The Stones rehearsed Here



The Stones rehearsed Here

Once a place for bands to rehearse . the Rolling Stones included

Location: 10/11 Great Newport Street, WC2H

Description: It was September 1963 when the Rolling Stones found themselves in the unenviable position of being the next big thing without a hit on their hands.

It was at this location that once housed Studio 51 that the Stones were rehearsing when their then manager Andrew Loog Oldham went walkabout in a fit of gloom over the fact that they needed a song and a hit.

And what a better pair to bump into than John Lennon and Paul McCartney on Charing Cross Road, to share his woes over a drink. And what was to become of this...

Well they came back to the studio and gave them a song, what was to be their next hit - 'I wanna be your man'.

After Brian put on some nice slide guitar, they knew they had a hit on their hands.

Tagged in this Tour: Music: off the beaten path

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Credits: LIFE - Keith Richards

The Stones rehearsed Here

Once a place for bands to rehearse . the Rolling Stones included


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