What were the names of John Lennon’s first band and Pete Best’s first band?
The answer to this question is in the cards. John Lennon and Pete Shotton formed the Black Jacks, which was quickly renamed the Quarrymen. Before joining the Beatles, Pete Best played drums for a group known as the Blackjacks. The bass player for the Blackjacks, Chas Newby, played a few concerts for the Beatles after Stu quit the Beatles to remain in Hamburg.