John Lennon Makes An Introduction
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A Forever Friendship: Cilla And The Beatles
2. John Lennon Makes An Introduction
John Lennon introduced her to Beatles manager, Brian Epstein who after persuading, gave Cilla an audition. Troubled by nerves, Cilla fluffed it up because The Beatles who were accompanying her, played her song in the wrong key. Later, Epstein spotted her singing 'Bye Bye Blackbird' in a jazz club and changed his mind.