Friday, November 26, 2010
November 26 - Today in Beatles History
6.00pm. The Beatles get to the studio for a 1-hour rehearsal.
Studio 2. 7.00-10.00pm. Recording: 'Please Please Me' [re-make] (takes 1-18); 'Ask Me Why' (takes 1-6); 'Tip Of My Tongue' (takes unknown). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: unknown.
First session for 'Please Please Me'/'Ask Me Why'.
Concert at the ABC, Cambridge ('The Beatles Autumn Tour').
10.00-12.00am. BBC's 'Top Gear' broadcast (recorded 17 November).
''Yesterday'... And Today', 23rd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
Broadcast of the 'Hello, Goodbye' clip, on the Ed Sullivan show.
Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.00am. Tape copying: 'You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)' (of remix mono 3, called remix mono 4). Editing: 'You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)' (of remix mono 4). Stereo mixing: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (remix 4, from take 4). Stereo mixing with simultaneous overdub: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (remix 5, from take 4). Editing: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (of remix stereo 4, called remix stereo 6). Tape copying with simultaneous editing: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (of stereo remix 5 into 6). Tape copying: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (of stereo remixes 4, 5). Producer: Geoff Emerick/John Lennon; Engineer: Mike Sheady; 2nd Engineer: Nick Webb.
For Plastic Ono Band single, never released. The editing of 'You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)' was released as the B side of 'Let It Be'. John's last session.
John and Yoko travel to New York.
9th episode of a BBC series, essentially based on 'The Beatles At The Beeb' collection.
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