Sunday, August 22, 2010
August 22 - Today In Beatles History
Filmed performance at the Cavern, for a Granada Television programme. First filmed record of the Beatles.
It is announced that 500 000 advance orders have been received for the next British Beatles single ('She Loves You'/'I'll Get You').
Concert at the Gaumont, Bournemouth, with Tommy Quickly and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.
Concert at the Empire Stadium, Vancouver (30 minutes). Filmed.
'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 5th week (UK Record Retailer chart).
The 'Liverpool Echo' reports that Brian is trying to become the Searchers' manager.
Concert at the Portland Coliseum.
Mike Maxfield, the Dakotas' lead guitar, leaves the group.
US Gold Record certification for 'Revolver' (1 million copies sold).
Chappell Recording Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Your Mother Should Know' (takes 1-8). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: John Timperley; 2nd Engineer: John Iles.
Studio 2. 7.00pm-4.45am. Recording: 'Back In The USSR' (takes 1-5). Tape copying: 'Baby You're A Rich Man' (of remix mono 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
First session after Ringo left the group. Copy of 'Baby You're A Rich Man' for Martin.
Cynthia accuses John of adultery.
'Tittenhurst', Suningdale, Ascot, Berkshire. Last photographic session. Photographers: Ethan Russell, Monty Fresco and Mal Evans. Partially shot.
Locations: 1) Pillars in front of the main house; 2) Main garden path; 3) Paddock of high grass; 4) John and yoko posing with donkeys; 5) cypress tree by the Diana statue; 6) Weeping blue Atlas cedar trees; 7) Atlas trees; 8) Lawn near main house; 9) Balcony; 10) Side doorway in the assembly hall; 11) Arched porches; 12) Walled path between cottages and main house; 13) Indoors; 14) Southern balcony of main house.
'Live Peace In Toronto', 33rd and last week in the ranking (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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