Original Beatles manager dead at 86

Original Beatles manager dead at 86

Allan Williams, the club owner known for discovering the Beatles and serving as their first manager, only to part ways with them before they rocketed to superstardom, has died at age 86.

Williams played an important role in finding the young Beatles club dates in Liverpool and in Hamburg, Germany, before they started on a long string of hits.

Sharing the sad news on Facebook, the club wrote: "Today [Friday] is one of the saddest days in our history".

A spokesman for the venue said: "His memory will live on through every band that plays our famous stage". Just heard Allan Williams whom I had a great relationship with starting back in 1960 on our maiden voyage to Hamburg, where we cut our teeth and learnt our craft has passed away.

Portrait of British pop group The Beatles Paul McCartney George Harrison, Ringo Starr and John Lennon at the BBC Television Studios in London before the start of their world tour

Allan also founded the famous Jacaranda Club on Slater Street, Liverpool. "It was mainly their personalities, because most of the groups were a bit on the thick side, whereas they all had good educations; they were a bit posher and more articulate". "They were a bit posher and more articulate".

The band were later driven to Hamburg in Germany in 1960 by Williams and they learned numerous skills that helped them to stardom. "So I thought, no, I will take a chance", he said.

In 1960, he personally drove the band - whose lineup then included John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe and Pete Best - to Hamburg for a formative series of gigs. John Lennon frequented the café and asked Williams if his band could perform in the room.

"The Jacaranda's original owner and the man who discovered The Beatles, Allan Williams, has sadly passed away at the age of 86". Williams then told him 'Don't touch them with a fucking bargepole, they will let you down'.

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