Tuesday, July 20, 2010
July 20 - Today in Beatles History
'Mersey Beat' front page: 'Beatles Sign Recording Contract' (with Bert Kaempfert).
'Please Please Me' LP number 1 (UK Record Retailer chart).
Brian parts company with the Big Three.
US single release: 'I'll Cry Instead'/'I'm Happy Just To Dance With You.
US single release: 'And I Love Her'/'If I Fell'.
US LP release: 'Something New'.
The press announces the issue of Beatles Ltd. shares.
Paul attends a session at Chappell Recording Studios, during which Chris Barber Band records a version for 'Catcall'. Paul contributes shouts and howls, and some piano.
Jane Asher announces through the BBC the end of her engagement with Paul.
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).
Beginning of recordings for Paul's Russian album. Recording: 'Kansas City'; 'Twenty Flight Rock'; 'Lawdy Miss Clawdy'; 'I'm In Love Again'; 'Bring It On Home To Me'; 'Lucille'; 'I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday'; 'That's All Right Mama'; 'Summertime'; 'Just Because'; 'Midnight Special'.
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