Wednesday, August 25, 2010
August 25 - Today in Beatles History
Concert at the Queen's Theatre, Blackpool.
US Gold certification for 'A Hard Day's Night' single.
'Help!' single, 5th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
Concert at the Coliseum, Seattle.
Afternoon: Trip to Bangor, from Euston station.
Brian receives by phone news that BBC television offered Cilla Black her own series.
Afternoon: Brian goes to Kingsley Hill.
8.00pm. Peter Brown and Geoffrey Ellis arrive in Kingsley Hill.
10.00pm. Brian announces to Peter and Geoffrey he will take a drive.
Brian arrives in his Chapel Street house to spend the night.
Studio 2 (control room only). 2.30-8.00pm. Editing: 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' (of master); 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (of master). Recording: 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' (unnumbered sound effects takes). Tape copying: 'Abbey Road' LP masters. Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
Recording of sound effects for 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer', not used. Copy of 'Abbey Road' LP masters for Geoff Emerick, who will take them to Malcolm Davies, at Apple, to cut the disc. End of sessions for 'Abbey Road'.
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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