Thursday, March 9, 2017

Memorabilia belonging to the Beatles' "youngest fan" on display in Liverpool

Via Richard Porter:
Russell Jamieson was just four years old in 1963 when he was made an honorary member of the Beatles Fan Club.
The youngster loved the band so much that he ran away from his home in Kirby to join the Fab Four in 1963, and when the story made the local papers, John, Paul, George and Ringo requested that club secretary Anne Collingham award him with an honorary membership. He even became known as “Russell Beatle”.
The highlights of the collection include a set of autographs dedicated to Russell, an original Beatles leather jacket and a Beatles collarless jacket.

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