Saturday, July 31, 2010
July 31 - Today in Beatles History
Concert at the Imperial Ballroom, Nelson.
The Lord Chief Justice dismisses the charges against Keith Richards and gives Mick Jagger a conditional discharge, with respect to the trial on drugs charges of them and Robert Fraser.
Radio London office, 17 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London. Ringo records a farewell message from the Beatles.
Morning. Apple boutique gives away its inventory.
Trident Studios. 2.00pm-4.00am. Recording: 'Hey Jude' [re-make] (takes 1-4, overdub onto take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Barry Sheffield; 2nd Engineer: unknown. Recording of rythm track for 'Hey Jude'. First 8-track Beatles recording.
Mal Evans takes the tape containing the 'Abbey Road' medley compiled on 30 July to Apple for acetate cutting purposes. He returns the tape this same day to EMI.
Malcom Davies, at Apple, cuts a lacquer of the complete medley sequence. On his own he decides to include the 'Her Majesty' piece, although it had been placed detached from the main sequence to make it clear it was not intended to be part of the medley.
Studio 2. 2.30pm-1.15am. Recording: 'You Never Give Me Your Money' (overdub onto take 30); 'Golden Slumbers'/'Carry That Weight' (overdub onto take 17). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.
Cynthia marries Roberto Bassanini.
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).
Westwood One radio broadcasts 'Oobu Joobu', Part 12.
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