Tuesday, May 25, 2010
May 25 - Today in Beatles History
The Cavern changes style and opens its doors to rock'n'roll groups.
'Please Please Me' LP number 1, 3rd week (UK Record Retailer chart).
Performance at the City Hall, Sheffield (3rd British tour). Partially recorded for BBC's 'Saturday Club'.
10.00-12.00am. BBC's 'Saturday Club' broadcast (recorded 21 May 1963).
Number 2 Studio, BBC Aeolian Hall, London. 2.00-6.00pm. Recording for BBC's 'Pop Go The Beatles': 'Pop Go The Beatles'; 'From Me To You'; 'Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby'; 'Do You Want To Know A Secret'; 'You Really Got A Hold On Me'; 'Misery'; 'The Hippy Hippy Shake'; 'Pop Go The Beatles'.
1st performance for 'Pop Go The Beatles'.
Brian ends his Whitsun holiday in Blackpool.
'Rubber Soul', 25th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
John's Rolls Royce, psychedelically painted, is delivered to John's house from J P Fallon (Coachworks).
Brian leaves the Priory Hospital, in Putney, London, and returns home to Chapel Street.
Evening: Brian attends a concert of Georgie Fame and Count Basie at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Brian announces a big party to be thrown at Kingsley Hill.
Apple Music Limited is incorporated, with Brian one of its opening directors.
De Lane Lea Music Recording Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Too Much' (working title of 'It's All Too Much') (tape reduction take 4 into takes 1, 2, overdub onto take 2). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Dave Siddle; 2nd Engineer: Mike Weighell.
John, Yoko and Kyoko go to Canada during their campaign for peace.
UK LP release: 'The Beatles Live! At The Star Club In Hamburg, Germany; 1962'.
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