Sunday, July 25, 2010
July 25 - Today in Beatles History
Performance at the Cavern, with Gerry and the Pacemakers, the Bluegenes, and others.
Test session of Cilla Black for EMI.
'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, replacing 'Rolling Stones' LP (UK Record Retailer chart).
Billboard comments that 'A Hard Day's Night' LP has already sold enough copies to cover all the films costs. A record in the subject.
Studio 4. BBC Television Centre, London. George appears on BBC-TV's 'Juke Box Jury'. Broadcast live.
Studio 4. BBC Television Centre, London. Ringo films appearance on BBC-TV's 'Juke Box Jury'.
Cilla Black begins 3 weeks of performances at the Persian Room, Plaza Hotel, New York.
Epstein flies to New York to attend Cilla's debut.
Brian writes to Nat Weiss. Subjects: Brian's father recent death, the Beatles, including their project to buy a Greek island, and his next trip to New York (a trip he never took---it was planned for 2 September 1967).
Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.15am. Recording: 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' (take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Recording of acoustic demo for 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps'.
Studio 2. 2.30pm-2.30am. Recording: 'Here Comes The Sun-King' (working title of 'Sun King'/'Mean Mr Mustard') (overdub onto take 35); 'Come Together' (overdub onto take 9); 'Polythene Pam'/'She Came In Through The Bathroom Window' (takes 1-39). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.
10.30pm-2.30am. Re-recording of bass and drums, and recording of lead vocal for 'Polythene Pam'/'She Came In Through The Bathroom Window'.
'Live Peace In Toronto', 29th week in the ranking (Billboard).
Magazine 'Record World' publishes that the incorporation of Ono Music Ltd., to publish Yoko's music, is false.
George pays taxes amounting to 1 million pounds in relation to the concert for Bangla Desh.
Sweet Silence Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark. Recording: either of: 'On The Rebound'; 'She's So In Love'; 'As Far As We Can Go'; 'One Way Love Affair'. Producer: Russ Ballard; Engineer: David De Vore.
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).
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