Wednesday, October 20, 2010
October 20 - Today in Beatles History
10.31-11.30pm. BBC's 'Easy Beat' broadcast (recorded 16 October 1963).
Recording of performance for ABC-TV's 'Thank Your Lucky Stars' in Birmingham.
18.30 and 20.45. Performances at the Caird Hall, Dundee.
Brian produces his first record, for Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, at IBC Studios, London.
Studio 2. 2.30-6.30pm. Recording: 'We Can Work It Out' (takes 1-2). Studio 2. 7.00-11.45pm. Recording: 'We Can Work It Out' (overdub onto take 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
US gold certification for 'Yesterday'/'Act Naturally'.
Studio 3. 7.00pm-3.45am. Recording: 'The Fool On The Hill' (overdub onto take 6); 'Hello Hello' (working title of 'Hello, Goodbye') (overdub onto take 17). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Recording of flute for 'The Fool On The Hill' and viola for 'Hello, Goodbye'.
2.30am. The viola overdub session ends.
UK release: 'Catcall', with the Chris Barber Band.
US LP release: 'The Wedding Album'.
US single release: 'Cold Turkey'/'Don't Worry Kyoko'.
George and Pattie attend a Ravi Shankar concert in London.
UK LP release: 'The Beatles Ballads'.
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