Thursday, December 9, 2010
December 9 - Today in Beatles History
Brian is ordered into the Army, conscripted for National Service.
Brian takes Martin to the Cavern, to let him see the Beatles live for the first time.
Concert at the Odeon, Southend ('The Beatles Autumn Tour').
'I Feel Fine' reaches 1 000 000 copies sold in the UK. 'I Feel Fine' number 1, 2nd week (UK New Musical Express chart).
Appearance on BBC-TV's 'Top Of The Pops'.
Concert at the Odeon, Birmingham.
Studio 2. 2.30-10.00pm. Recording: 'Strawberry Fields Forever' (tape reduction from edit of takes 15, 24 into take 25, overdub onto take 25). Mono mixing: 'Strawberry Fields Forever' (remix 4, from take 25). Recording: 'Strawberry Fields Forever' (overdub onto take 25). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
UK LP release: 'A Collection Of Beatles Oldies'.
The Lennons buy a Renoir valued at at least half a million dollars.
Paul's concert at the Montreal Forum, Montreal ('Get Back Tour').
'Anthology 1' number 1, 1st week in the Top 200 (Billboard).
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