Sunday, September 5, 2010
September 5 - Today in Beatles History
Performance at the Cavern, with Remo Four, the Bluegenes, and Gerry and the Pacemakers.
Brian listens to the first acetates of 'Love Me Do', at George Martin's office at EMI House, Manchester Square, London.
Concert at the Gaumont, Taunton.
'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 7th week (UK Record Retailer chart).
'A Hard Day's Night' single, 8th week in the Top 40 (Billboard).
'Aint She Sweet', 6th week in the Top 40 (Billboard).
'And I Love Her', 5th week in the Top 40 (Billboard).
'I'll Cry Instead', 4th week in the Top 40 (Billboard).
Concert at the International Amphitheater, Chicago.
Brian and John go to West Germany for the beginning of work on 'How I Won The War'.
Studio 1. 7.00pm-1.00am. Recording: 'I Am The Walrus' (takes 1-16). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott/Richard Lush.
Recording of rythm track of 'I Am The Walrus'. Proper first 'Magical Mystery Tour' session.
Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.45am. Recording: 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' (overdub onto take 16); 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' [re-re-make] (takes 17-44). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Ringo returns to the studio. His drum kit is decorated with flowers.
End of negotiations of Allen Klein and EMI Records.
The London Art Spectrum screens the films 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma' and 'Up Your Legs'.
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).
Paul concert at the Stadthalle, Vienna (The New World Tour).
Photographic exhibition of Linda at the Museum of the City of San Francisco.
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