Brian Epstein signed his management contract with The Beatles today in 1962

October 1, 2017

On October 1st in 1962

Brian Epstein signed his management contract

with The Beatles

John Lennon and Ringo Starr signed for themselves

Harold Harrison and James McCartney

do so on behalf of their underage sons

Under the terms of the contract

Epstein agreed to

"undertake all necessary advertising and publicity

for the Artists" and to "advise the Artists on all matters concerning clothes, make-up and the presentation and construction of the Artists' acts"

in return for 25% of the group's earnings

as long as they made in excess of $400 per week each.

 

 

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