four young men are posing with their instruments in front of a brick wall, one is wearing a black leather jacket and the other has a guitar

42 Rare Vintage Photographs of The Quarrymen From the Late 1950s

The Quarrymen are a British skiffle/rock and roll group, formed by John Lennon in Liverpool in 1956, which eventually evolved into the Beatles in 1960. Originally consisting of Lennon and several school friends, the Quarrymen took their name from a line in the school song of Quarry Bank High School, which they attended. Lennon started a skiffle group that was very briefly called the Blackjacks, but changed the name before any public performances. Some accounts credit Lennon with choosing the…
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