Saturday, March 6, 2010

March 6 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Beatles History, Psychedelic Art, Beatles Psychedelic, Beatles 1967

1963
The Playhouse Theatre, Manchester. 8.00-8.45pm. Recording for BBC's 'Here We Go': 'Misery'; 'Do You Want To Know A Secret'; 'Please Please Me'; 'I Saw Her Standing There'.
Only live take of 'Do You Want To Know A Secret'. 1st time 'Do You Want To Know A Secret' and 'Misery' are heard by the public.
Last performance for 'Here We Go'.

1964
Chile single release: 'I Want To Hold Your Hand'/'This Boy'. 1st Beatles single in Chile.

Annual ball held by the Hospital Wing Aid Committee of the Home for Aged Jews, at the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool. This year the dinner is in honour of Brian. Guests, among others: Brian, Gerry Marsden, Alma Cogan, Lionel Bart, Bernard Delfont, Maurice Kinn.

Shooting of early scenes for 'A Hard Day's Night' at Paddington Station, on board a chartered train leaving from Paddington Station.
[Some day between 2 and 6 March 1964.] After a day of filming in the West Country for 'A Hard Day's Night', the Beatles return to Westbourne Park Station, London.

1965
'Beatles For Sale' is replaced by 'Rolling Stones II' as number 1 (UK Record Retailer chart).

1967
Studio 2. 7.00pm-12.30am. Recording: 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' (overdub onto take 10). Mono mixing:: 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' (remixes 2, 3, from take 10). Stereo mixing: 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' (remixes 1-8, from take 10). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Recording of sound effects, except public screaming.

1970
UK single release: 'Let It Be'/'You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)'.

US gold certification: LP 'Hey Jude'.

1972
The extension of Lennon's US visa is cancelled by the director of the district of New York, Sol Marks, under a request of the Immigration Service.

1976
UK release: 'The Singles Collection' (23 singles).

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