The Bag O'Nails

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The Bag O'Nails was a live music venue and meeting place for musicians in the 1960s, situated at 9 Kingly Street,<ref name="Becoming Jimi Hendrix...">Template:Cite book</ref> Soho, London, England. Bands and other musicians such as Georgie Fame and Gass appeared there, often jamming with artists such as Jimi Hendrix. The venue hosted an early gig by the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

After Beatles recording sessions in London their roadie Mal Evans, personal assistant Neil Aspinall and Paul McCartney would often look for a place where they could eat and The Bag O'Nails<ref name="Nails" /> was one of their favourite venues. McCartney met his future wife Linda Eastman there on 15 May 1967.<ref name="Nails">The Beatles' London, 1965-66 Abracadabra! Retrieved: 11 June 2006.</ref> In his memoirs Evans wrote: "January 19 and 20: I ended up drunk in The Bag O'Nails with Paul [McCartney] and Neil [Aspinall]".<ref name="MalEvansDiaries">Mal Evans' Diaries Retrieved: 23 February 2007</ref>

In early 2013, Bag O' Nails became a private members music club

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