Saturday, March 27, 2010
March 27 - Today in Beatles History
Paul Wickens is born.
The Beatles arrive in Hamburg, for performances in the Top Ten and, later, the Star Club (2nd Hamburg season).
'Please Please Me' LP number 9, 1st week in the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart).
Concert at the ABC, Northampton (Chris Montez and Tommy Roe Tour).
Beatles records are in the 6 first positions of the Australian ranking.
US single release: 'Cry For A Shadow'/'Why (Can't You Love Me Again)'.
A week of Fats Domino performances at the Saville Theatre begins. Support acts: Gerry and the Pacemakers, and the Bee Gees. The opening concert is filmed for a US State Department feature.
'Lady Madonna' number 1 (UK Record Retailer chart).
In London, Ringo confirms they will not play before an audience again.
Abbey Road, Room 4. Time unknown. Stereo mixing: 'Dig It' (remix 1); dialogue and miscellaneous pieces (remixes 1-8). Producer: Phil Spector; Engineer: Mike Sheady; 2nd Engineer: Roger Ferris.
UK LP release: 'Sentimental Journey'.
Marriage of Pattie and Eric Clapton.
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