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Pete Best

dr, *1941 IN, Chennai
Musician of Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Randolph Peter Best

Randolph Peter "Pete" Best (born Randolph Peter Scanland; 24 November 1941) is an English musician, principally known as the original drummer for The Beatles from 1960 to 1962.He was born in the city of Madras, then part of British India. After Best's mother, Mona Best (1924–1988), moved to Liverpool in 1945, she opened The Casbah Coffee Club in the cellar of the Bests' house in Liverpool. The Beatles (at the time known as the Quarrymen) played some of their first concerts at the club.

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Cry For A Shadow on Savage Young Beatles Album 1 by Pete Best
Take Out Some Insurance On Me on Savage Young Beatles Album 1 by Pete Best
Why (Can't You Love Me Again) on Savage Young Beatles Album 1 by Pete Best
Boys on Cameo Parkway 1957-1967 by Various Artists
Sweet Georgia Brown on Savage Young Beatles Album 1 by Pete Best
Why Did You Leave Me Baby? on Beyond The Beatles 1964-66 by Pete Best
Rock'n'Roll Music on Beyond The Beatles 1964-66 by Pete Best
All Aboard on Beyond The Beatles 1964-66 by Pete Best
Come with Me on The Coolest Songs in the World! Vol. 8 by Various Artists
The Way I Feel About You on Beyond The Beatles 1964-66 by Pete Best

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Casting My Spell / Rock N Roll BoogiePete Best / The Squadronaires2018Single
Pete Best Of The BeatlesPete Best2006Single
Best Of The Beatles - Pete Best: Mean, Moody And MagnificentPete Best2005Single
Pete Best / Lonnie DoneganPete Best / Lonnie Donegan1982Compil.
If You Can't Get Her / The Way I Feel About YouPete Best1966Single
Best Of The BeatlesPete Best1966Compil.
I Can't Do Without You Now / Keys To My HeartPete Best1965Single
BoysPete Best1965Single
Casting My Spell / I'm BluePete Best1965Single
(I'll Try) AnywayPete BestSingle
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