Tuesday, May 11, 2010
May 11 - Today in Beatles History
'Please Please Me' LP number 1, 1st week (UK Record Retailer chart).
Concert at the Imperial Ballroom, Nelson.
US EP release: 'Four By The Beatles'.
Gerry and the Pacemakers with Brian return from the US to England.
'Dizzy Miss Lizzy' and 'Bad Boy' are sent via air mail to Capitol Records, Los Angeles.
Shooting of 'Help!' in Cliveden House, Buckinghamshire.
'Rubber Soul', 23rd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
Studio 1, Olympic Sound Studios. 9.00pm-3.00am. Recording: 'Baby, You're A Rich Man' (takes 1-12, tape reduction take 12 into takes 1, 2). Mono mixing: 'Baby, You're A Rich Man' (remix 1, from take 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Keith Grant; 2nd Engineer: Eddie Kramer.
1st song recorded and mixed completely outside Abbey Road. 1st session for 'Yellow Submarine'. Visit at the studio: Mick Jagger.
John, Paul, Mal, Derek Taylor and Neil arrive in New York to promote Apple Corps. During this visit, John and Paul stay at 181 E. 73rd St., New York, residence of Nat Weiss.
Recording of 'Never Tell Your Mother She's Out Of Tune', of Jack Bruce. George on guitar.
US single release: 'The Long And Winding Road'/'For You Blue'.
John's appearance on the Dick Cavett Show, with Yoko.
Paul's concert at Bristol. Start of Wings British tour.
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