1956John Lennon starts a skiffle band. He names it after his school, Quarry Bank High. 1957 Paul McCartney befriends a young guitarist on their bus journey to school.
The Quarrymen - with three familiar faces
July, 1957: John Lennon’s school band, The Quarrymen, play a local summer fete. Fifteen-year-old Paul McCartney is also there - in search of girls. John and Paul meet for the first time (see video/read text). Soon after Paul joins the group.
December: Paul arranges for the 14 year-old, George Harrison to audition for John - also on the top of a bus - see here. John asks George to play Raunchy - a popular guitar song at time. George is ‘note-perfect’. Reluctantly John is agrees for George to join the band.