Monday, August 16, 2010

August 16 - Today in Beatles History

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Leaving from Liverpool to Hamburg.

Brian sacks Pete Best.

Concert at the Riverpark Ballroom, Chester.

The weekly musical newspapers announce details of the first joint tour promotion by Brian Epstein and Arthur Howes.

Concert at the Odeon, Llandudno, with Tommy Quickly, and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

Concert at the Opera House, Blackpool. Concert at the Futurist, Scarborough.

Warwick Hotel. The Beatles are visited by the Supremes, the Exciters, the Ronettes and Bob Dylan.

Second concert at the Shea Stadium, New York.

Concert at the Philadelphia Stadium.


Dr. Norman Cowan examines Brian.

Studio 2. 7.00pm-5.00am. Recording: 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' [re-make] (takes 1-14, tape reduction take 14 into take 15). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

1st Apple new artist release: Mary Hopkin, with 'Those Were The Days'.

'Give Peace A Chance', 6th week in the Top 28 (Billboard).

Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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