Tuesday, November 30, 2010
November 30 - Today in Beatles History
Studio 2 (control room only). Time unknown. Mono mixing: 'Please Please Me' (from unknown take number); 'Ask Me Why' (from take 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: unknown.
End of sessions for 'Please Please Me'/'Ask Me Why'.
'Please Please Me' LP number 1, 30th and last week (UK Record Retailer chart).
Concert at the Empire, Sunderland ('The Beatles Autumn Tour').
BBC Home Service's 'Desert Island Discs' broadcast, with appearance of Brian.
Ringo visits 'Melody Maker'.
Abbey Road, Room 65. 4.45-5.00pm. Mono mixing: '12-Bar Original' (from take 2). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ron Pender.
For cutting acetates for the Beatles' private collections. Last session of Norman Smith as Beatles' balance engineer.
'Hey Jude', 14th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).
UK LP release: 'All Things Must Pass'.
UK LP/CD release: 'Live At The BBC'.
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