Wednesday, December 22, 2010
December 22 - Today in Beatles History
Christmas concert at the Empire, Liverpool.
ABC-TV broadcasts the concert at the Ardwick Apollo, Manchester (recorded 20 November 1963).
Recording of Christmas edition of 'Thank Your Lucky Stars'.
Pickfair Films Limited is incorporated, with Brian one of its opening directors.
'Day Tripper'/'We Can Work It Out' number 1, 3rd week (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Rubber Soul' number 1, 3rd week (UK New Musical Express chart).
Studio 2. 7.00-11.30pm. Mono mixing: 'Strawberry Fields Forever' (remix 10, from take 7 and remix 11, from take 26). Editing: 'Strawberry Fields Forever' (of mono remixes 10, 11, edit numbered remix 12). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Martin and Emerick join the two 'Strawberry Fields Forever' versions.
A judge awards custody of Kyoko to her father. Yoko is permited to see her child frequently, but she must post a $ 20.000 bond, in case she 'kidnaps' the girl again.
Tony Cox is arrested for violating Yoko's custody rights over Kyoko.
'Anthology 1' number 21, 3rd week in the Top 30 (chart based on record stores sales in Santiago, Chile).
'Anthology 1' number 2, 3rd week in the Top 5 ('Feria del Disco' record stores English music sales chart, Chile).
'Anthology 1' number 4 in Portugal, 1st week in the Top 5.
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