Brian was not notably concerned about her, however agreed to listen to her play with the Beatles backing her.
Sadly, the audition didn’t go too properly, partly as a result of songs being within the flawed key for Cilla to sing.
She wrote in her autobiography What’s It All About?: “I’d chosen to do “Summertime”, however on the final second I wanted I hadn’t.
“I adored this tune, and had sung it after I got here to Birkenhead with the Big Three, however I hadn’t rehearsed it with the Beatles and it had simply occurred to me that they’d play it within the flawed key.