Friday, April 16, 2010
April 16 - Today in Beatles History
BBC-TV's '625 Show' broadcast (filmed 13 April 1963).
Interview with Ed Sullivan in London, during 'A Hard Day's Night' shootings.
Studio 2. 10.00am-1.00pm. Recording: 'A Hard Day's Night' (takes 1-9). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick.
Afternoon. St John's Secondary School (Church of England), London. Outside location filming for 'A Hard Day's Night': scene at police station.
Heathsfield Street, London. Shooting for 'A Hard Day's Night'.
'The Portland Arms' pub, London. Shooting for 'A Hard Day's Night' (scene deleted from film).
Wembley TV Studios, Wembley, Middlesex. George and John are interviewed for the TV programme 'Ready Steady Goes Live!'.
Studio 2. 2.30pm-1.30am. Recording: 'Rain' (overdub onto take 5, tape reduction take 5 into take 6; takes 7-8). Mono mixing: 'Rain' (remixes 1-4, from take 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Performance of the Impressions at the Saville Theatre. [?]
Performance of Bo Diddley, Ben E. King and the Alan Bown Set at the Saville Theatre.
Studio 3. 2.30-5.00pm. Recording: 'Old Brown Shoe' (take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Studio 3. 7.00pm-2.45am. Recording: 'Old Brown Shoe' (takes 1-4); 'Something (takes 1-13). Stereo mixing: 'Old Brown Shoe' (remixes 1-3, from take 4). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Jeff Jarratt; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Recording of 2nd demo (2.30-5.00pm session) and 1st proper take (7.00pm-2.45am session) of 'Old Brown Shoe'.
UK single release: 'It Don't Come Easy'/'Early 1970'.
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