Monday, August 23, 2010
August 23 - Today In Beatles History
John marries Cynthia, at the Mount Pleasant Register Office. Wedding lunch, funded by Brian, for John and Cynthia, at Reece's cafeteria, Liverpool.
Evening: Performance at the Riverpark Ballroom, Chester.
UK single release: 'She Loves You'/'I'll Get You'.
Concert at the Gaumont, Bournemouth, with Tommy Quickly and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.
8.00pm. Live concert at the Hollywood Bowl, 2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA. Recording: 'Introduction' (by announcer); 'Twist And Shout'; 'You Can't Do That'; 'All My Loving'; 'She Loves You'; 'Things We Said Today'; 'Roll Over Beethoven'; 'Can't Buy Me Love'; 'If I Fell'; 'I Want To Hold Your Hand'; 'Boys'; 'A Hard Day's Night'; 'Long Tall Sally'. Producer: Voyle Gilmore, with George Martin; Engineer: Hugh Davies; 2nd Engineer: not assigned.
6 songs were included in 'The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl' LP.
Brian gives his appraisals of the Beatles in the 'New York World-Telegram'.
The Beatles party move to San Diego, California, to take a rest for several days at a Beverly Hills house rented by Brian.
New York 'Help!' premiere.
US Gold Certification for 'Help!' LP.
Concert at the Shea Stadium, New York.
Chappell Recording Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Your Mother Should Know' (tape reduction take 8 into take 9, overdub onto take 9). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: John Timperley; 2nd Engineer: John Iles.
Visit at the studio: Brian Epstein.
Evening: Brian and Queenie go to the Saville Theatre.
Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.00am. Recording: 'Back In The USSR' (overdub onto take 5, tape reduction take 5 into take 6, overdub onto take 6). Mono mixing: 'Back In The USSR' (remix 1, from take 6). Tape copying: 'Back In The USSR' (of remix mono 1); 'Rocky Raccoon' (of remix mono 1); 'Wild Honey Pie' (of remix mono 6); 'Mother Nature's Son' (of remix mono 8); 'Sexy Sadie' (of remix mono 5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Copies taken away by Mal Evans.
Cynthia announces she has filed for divorce from John on the grounds of adultery.
'Give Peace A Chance', 7th 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'.
New York newpapers publish that John has seen, while being at his building's terrace, a UFO, at 9.00.
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).
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