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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)
17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)
17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London
17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.
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