Tuesday, August 31, 2010

August 31 - Today in Beatles History

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1955
Brian is appointed a director of I. Epstein & Sons (Liverpool) Limited, one of the two furniture-dealing sides of the family business.

1961
'Mersey Beat' publishes an article by Bob Wooler about the Beatles.

1963
'Please Please Me' LP number 1, 17th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

Concert at the Odeon Cinema, Southport, with Tommy Quickly and Gerry and the Pacemakers.

1965
Concert at the Cow Palace, San Francisco.
Last concert of the 1965 US tour. As the Beatles leave the Cow Palace, a crowd of fans climbs on top of their limousine, crushing it.

1966
'Yellow Submarine', 4th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

'Eleanor Rigby', 4th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1967
It is announced that the Beatles will take the administration of their own business interests.

1968
'Hey Jude' enters the Billboard ranking at number 10, a record for this singles chart.

1969
George, Ringo, John, Pattie, Maureen and Yoko attend the Festival of the Isle of Wight, to see the Dylan show.

1974
John declares before the Federal Court that Nixon's government tried to deport him for having been one of the organizers of the anti-war march during the republican convention in Miami, 1972.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Monday, August 30, 2010

August 30 - Today in Beatles History

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1962

Performance at the Riverpark Ballroom, Chester.

1963
UK single release: 'Hello Little Girl', with The Fourmost.

It is announced that Gerry and the Pacemakers will star in a Christmas pantomime, 'Babes In The Wood'. It will be promoted by Brian with Joe Collins.

Concert at the Odeon Cinema, Southport, with Tommy Quickly and Gerry and the Pacemakers.

1964
Concert at the Convention Hall, Atlantic City.

1965
8.00pm. Live Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, 2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA (2nd performance). Recording: 'Twist And Shout'; 'She's A Woman'; 'I Feel Fine'; 'Dizzy Miss Lizzy'; 'Ticket To Ride'; 'Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby'; 'Can't Buy Me Love'; 'Baby's In Black'; 'I Wanna Be Your Man'; 'A Hard Day's Night'; 'Help!'; 'I'm Down'. Producer: Voyle Gilmore; Engineer: Pete Abbott; 2nd Engineer: not assigned.
Seven songs included in 'The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl' LP.

1968
UK single release: 'Hey Jude'/'Revolution'. First Apple product.
UK single release: 'Those Were The Days', with Mary Hopkin, first artist discovered by Apple.

Trident Studios. 5.00-11.00pm. Recording: 'Dear Prudence' (overdub onto take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Barry Sheffield; 2nd Engineer: unknown.

Chelsea Register Office, London. Neil Aspinall marries Suzy Ornstein. Paul, Ringo and Maureen attend. Alexis Mardas is best man.
Afternnon. Surprise party at a restaurant in King's Road, London, for the couple. Paul, Ringo and Maureen attend.

Screening, on the programme 'Experiment In Television', of a film of the Beatles recording 'Hey Jude' (filmed 29 July 1968).

1969
'Give Peace A Chance', 8th week in the Top 28 (Billboard).

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. Closing of 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1972
Madison Square Garden, New York. 'One To One Concert', to raise money for Willowbrook, institution for children with physical or mental defects. 2 shows (afternoon, 2.00pm; evening), featuring John Lennon, Stevie Wonder and others, organized by John and Yoko. Filmed by ABC-TV.

World premiere of the film 'Erection' in New York.

1982
Santa Barbara Sound studio, Santa Barbara, USA. Mixing: 'I Keep Forgettin''; 'Be My Baby'. end of sessions for LP 'Old Wave'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).


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Sunday, August 29, 2010

August 29 - Today in Beatles History

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1959
Opening night of the Casbah Club. Show by the Quarrymen (John, Paul, George, Ken Browne).

1963
Concert at the Odeon Cinema, Southport, with Tommy Quickly and Gerry and the Pacemakers.

1964
'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 6th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

Billboard publishes that the sales of guitars have reached its highest point since 1957, when Elvis appeared.

1965
Live Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, 2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA (1st performance). Recording: 'Introduction' (by KRLA disc-jockeys); 'Twist And Shout'; 'She's A Woman'; 'I Feel Fine'; 'Dizzy Miss Lizzy'; 'Ticket To Ride'; 'Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby'; 'Can't Buy Me Love'; 'Baby's In Black'; 'I Wanna Be Your Man'; 'A Hard Day's Night'; 'Help!'; 'I'm Down'. Producer: Engeman (Christian name unknown); Engineer: Hugh Davies; 2nd Engineer: not assigned.
Due to technical defects, nothing of this was included in 'The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl' LP.

1966
Morning. Dizz Gillespie disappears with personal briefcases of Brian and Nat Weiss.

Concert at the Candlestick Park, San Francisco. Last Beatles concert.
Tony Barrow films and records the concert. Support act: the Ronettes.

1968
Trident Studios. 7.00pm-6.00am. Recording: 'Dear Prudence' (overdub onto take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Barry Sheffield; 2nd Engineer: unknown.
Visits at the studio: John (Paul's cousin), Jackie Lomax.

1971

Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Saturday, August 28, 2010

August 28 - Today in Beatles History

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1962
Performance at the Cavern with The Bluegenes, and Gerry Levine and the Avengers.

1963
First recording session of Cilla Black, at EMI Studios.

'Please Please Me' LP, 23rd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Concert at the Odeon Cinema, Southport, with Tommy Quickly and Gerry and the Pacemakers.

1964
Reunion with Bob Dylan at the Delmonico Hotel, New York. On Dylan's proposal, the Beatles smoke marijuana for the first time.

Concert at the Forest Hills tennis stadium, New York.

The Beatles appear on the cover photograph of 'Life' magazine.

1965
2.00am. The reunion with Elvis Presley finishes.

Concert at the Balboa Stadium, San Diego.

1966
Arrival in Los Angeles. The Beatles escape from the crowd in an armored car.

Brian and Nat Weiss meet Dizz Gillespie, at a Beverly Hills house.

Concert at the Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles.

1968
Trident Studios. 5.00pm-7.00am. Recording: 'Dear Prudence' (take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Barry Sheffield; 2nd Engineer: unknown.

1969
George presents a new record by the members of the Radha Krishna Temple.

Avenue Clinic, London. Mary McCartney is born to Paul and Linda. Paul attends the birth.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

1995
Ringo and his All-Stars Band tour interrupted as Ringo goes to see his daughter Lee.

1996
3Com Park, San Francisco, California, USA. Performance of The Mop Tops, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Beatles last tour concert. They played the same musical set the Beatles did.
6:30pm. Performance of the Mop Tops.
7:35pm. Baseball Game: San Francisco Giants versus Philadelphia Phillies


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Friday, August 27, 2010

August 27 - Today in Beatles History

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1963
5.00-5.29pm. BBC's 'Pop Go The Beatles' broadcast (recorded 1 August 1963, 1.30-4.00pm).

Concert at the Odeon Cinema, Southport, with Tommy Quickly and Gerry and the Pacemakers.

1964
Concert at the Gardens, Cincinnati. Brian disappears for one night and one day.

Studio, Capitol Records, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, California, USA. Stereo mixing: All songs from Live Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, August 23. Producer: Voyle Gilmore; Engineer: Hugh Davies; 2nd Engineer: not assigned.

1965
Reunion with Elvis Presley, at his Bel Air house.

Northern Songs Limited announces a 621 000 pounds profit in the last 12 months.

1966
The 'Saturday Evening Post' publishes a defense to the group.

'Yellow Submarine', 3rd week in the Top 30 (Billboard).
''Yesterday'... And Today', 10th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

1967
Day booked for the beginning of the Saville Theatre autumn season.

The 'Sunday Express' reveals that Pete Best works in a bakery in Liverpool, earning 18 pounds a week.

Brian Epstein dies.
12.00am. Antonio and Maria Garcia try to wake Brian up.
About 2.30pm. Antonio Garcia phones Brian's secretary. Joanne Newfield, Alistair Taylor, Brian Barrett and John Gallway are before Brian's room door; Peter Brown stays on the phone line from Kingsley Hill.
Phone calls to: Clive Epstein, Paul, David Jacobs. News get to Robert Stigwood, Vic Lewis, Allen Klein.
The Beatles return from Bangor to London.

1968

Studio 2 (control room only). 4.30-5.00pm. Tape copying: 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (of remix mono 21); 'Blackbird' (of remix mono 6); 'Not Guilty' (of remix mono 1); 'Revolution 9' (of edit of remix stereo 2). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Copies taken away by Mal Evans.

UK single release: 'Those Were The Days', by Mary Hopkin.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Thursday, August 26, 2010

August 26 - Today in Beatles History

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1963
Concert at the Odeon Cinema, Southport. Support acts: Tommy Quickly, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Cilla Black (making her first major appearance on stage).

1964
Hollywood. Visit to the 'Whisky A Go Go' jazz club, along with Jane Mansfield. Then they travel to Denver.

Evening: Concert at the Red Rock Stadium, Denver.

'A Hard Day's Night' single, 7th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles', 40th and last week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1967
About 5.00pm or 5.30pm. Brian phones to Kingsley Hill. With Peter Brown, he agrees to phone to tell the train that would take him back from London.
About 5.00pm. Antonio Garcia, Brian's butler, takes some food to Brian's room.

1968
US single release: 'Hey Jude'/'Revolution', US debut of Apple Records.

Studio 2 (control room only). 4.00-5.00pm. Mono tape copying: 'Revolution 9' (of mono copy 2, from edit of remix stereo 2). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).


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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

August 25 - Today in Beatles History

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1963
Concert at the Queen's Theatre, Blackpool.

1964
US Gold certification for 'A Hard Day's Night' single.

1965
'Help!' single, 5th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1966
Concert at the Coliseum, Seattle.

1967
Afternoon: Trip to Bangor, from Euston station.

Brian receives by phone news that BBC television offered Cilla Black her own series.

Afternoon: Brian goes to Kingsley Hill.
8.00pm. Peter Brown and Geoffrey Ellis arrive in Kingsley Hill.
10.00pm. Brian announces to Peter and Geoffrey he will take a drive.
Brian arrives in his Chapel Street house to spend the night.

1969
Studio 2 (control room only). 2.30-8.00pm. Editing: 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' (of master); 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (of master). Recording: 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' (unnumbered sound effects takes). Tape copying: 'Abbey Road' LP masters. Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
Recording of sound effects for 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer', not used. Copy of 'Abbey Road' LP masters for Geoff Emerick, who will take them to Malcolm Davies, at Apple, to cut the disc. End of sessions for 'Abbey Road'.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).


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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

August 24 - Today in Beatles History

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1963
'Please Please Me' LP, number 1, 16th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

10.00-12.00am. BBC's 'Saturday Club' broadcast (recorded 30 July 1963).

Concert at the Gaumont, Bournemouth, with Tommy Quickly and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

Appearance on ABC-TV's 'Thank Your Lucky Stars'.

1964
US single release: 'Matchbox'/'Slow Down'.

First meeting between Brian and Colonel Parker, Elvis Presley's manager. They lunch in the Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles.

US Gold certification for LP 'Something New'.

Livingston Garden, Los Angeles. Reception organized by the Foundation against hemophilia. paul holds Rebel Lee Robinson (daghter of Edward G. Robinson) in his arms.

1966
2nd concert at the Shea Stadium, New York.

'Yellow Submarine', 3rd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Eleanor Rigby', 3rd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1967
Queenie leaves from London to Liverpool, by train.

8.00pm. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's public lecture in the Hotel Hilton's ballroom. John, Cynthia, Paul, Jane, Michael McCartney, George, Patti, and Jenny Boyd attend.

Ringo visits Maureen and Jason at Queen's Charlotte Hospital.

Long conversation of the Beatles with Brian about the 'Magical Mystery Tour' film.

1969
Morning: John writes 'Cold Turkey'.
Afternoon: John rehearses 'Cold Turkey'.
Evening: John records 'Cold Turkey'.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

1995
Start of Lee Starkey's stay at a private medical centre, London.

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Monday, August 23, 2010

August 23 - Today In Beatles History

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1962
John marries Cynthia, at the Mount Pleasant Register Office. Wedding lunch, funded by Brian, for John and Cynthia, at Reece's cafeteria, Liverpool.

Evening: Performance at the Riverpark Ballroom, Chester.

1963
UK single release: 'She Loves You'/'I'll Get You'.

Concert at the Gaumont, Bournemouth, with Tommy Quickly and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

1964
8.00pm. Live concert at the Hollywood Bowl, 2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA. Recording: 'Introduction' (by announcer); 'Twist And Shout'; 'You Can't Do That'; 'All My Loving'; 'She Loves You'; 'Things We Said Today'; 'Roll Over Beethoven'; 'Can't Buy Me Love'; 'If I Fell'; 'I Want To Hold Your Hand'; 'Boys'; 'A Hard Day's Night'; 'Long Tall Sally'. Producer: Voyle Gilmore, with George Martin; Engineer: Hugh Davies; 2nd Engineer: not assigned.
6 songs were included in 'The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl' LP.

Brian gives his appraisals of the Beatles in the 'New York World-Telegram'.

1965
The Beatles party move to San Diego, California, to take a rest for several days at a Beverly Hills house rented by Brian.

New York 'Help!' premiere.

US Gold Certification for 'Help!' LP.

1966
Concert at the Shea Stadium, New York.

1967
Chappell Recording Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Your Mother Should Know' (tape reduction take 8 into take 9, overdub onto take 9). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: John Timperley; 2nd Engineer: John Iles.
Visit at the studio: Brian Epstein.

Evening: Brian and Queenie go to the Saville Theatre.

1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.00am. Recording: 'Back In The USSR' (overdub onto take 5, tape reduction take 5 into take 6, overdub onto take 6). Mono mixing: 'Back In The USSR' (remix 1, from take 6). Tape copying: 'Back In The USSR' (of remix mono 1); 'Rocky Raccoon' (of remix mono 1); 'Wild Honey Pie' (of remix mono 6); 'Mother Nature's Son' (of remix mono 8); 'Sexy Sadie' (of remix mono 5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Copies taken away by Mal Evans.

Cynthia announces she has filed for divorce from John on the grounds of adultery.

1969
'Give Peace A Chance', 7th week in the Top 28 (Billboard).

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1974
New York newpapers publish that John has seen, while being at his building's terrace, a UFO, at 9.00.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Sunday, August 22, 2010

August 22 - Today In Beatles History

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1962

Filmed performance at the Cavern, for a Granada Television programme. First filmed record of the Beatles.

1963
It is announced that 500 000 advance orders have been received for the next British Beatles single ('She Loves You'/'I'll Get You').

Concert at the Gaumont, Bournemouth, with Tommy Quickly and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

1964
Concert at the Empire Stadium, Vancouver (30 minutes). Filmed.

'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 5th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

The 'Liverpool Echo' reports that Brian is trying to become the Searchers' manager.

1965
Concert at the Portland Coliseum.

Mike Maxfield, the Dakotas' lead guitar, leaves the group.

1966
US Gold Record certification for 'Revolver' (1 million copies sold).

1967
Chappell Recording Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Your Mother Should Know' (takes 1-8). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: John Timperley; 2nd Engineer: John Iles.

1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-4.45am. Recording: 'Back In The USSR' (takes 1-5). Tape copying: 'Baby You're A Rich Man' (of remix mono 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
First session after Ringo left the group. Copy of 'Baby You're A Rich Man' for Martin.

Cynthia accuses John of adultery.

1969
'Tittenhurst', Suningdale, Ascot, Berkshire. Last photographic session. Photographers: Ethan Russell, Monty Fresco and Mal Evans. Partially shot.
Locations: 1) Pillars in front of the main house; 2) Main garden path; 3) Paddock of high grass; 4) John and yoko posing with donkeys; 5) cypress tree by the Diana statue; 6) Weeping blue Atlas cedar trees; 7) Atlas trees; 8) Lawn near main house; 9) Balcony; 10) Side doorway in the assembly hall; 11) Arched porches; 12) Walled path between cottages and main house; 13) Indoors; 14) Southern balcony of main house.

1970
'Live Peace In Toronto', 33rd and last week in the ranking (Billboard).

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Saturday, August 21, 2010

August 21 - Today in Beatles History

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1963
Studio 3 (control room only). 10.00am-1.00pm, 2.00-5.30pm. Editing: 'Money (That's What I Want)' (of takes 6, 7); 'You Really Got A Hold On Me' (of takes 7, 10, 11); 'Roll Over Beethoven' (of takes 7, 8); 'It Won't Be Long' (of takes 17, 21). Mono mixing: 'Devil In Her Heart' (from take 6); 'Money (That's What I Want)' (from edit of takes 6, 7); 'You Really Got A Hold On Me' (from edit of takes 7, 10, 11); 'Please Mister Postman' (from take 9); 'Till There Was You' (from take 8); 'Roll Over Beethoven' (from edit of takes 7, 8); 'All My Loving' (from take 14); 'It Won't Be Long' (from edit of takes 17, 21). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick.

'Please Please Me' LP, 22nd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Concert at the Gaumont, Bournemouth, with Tommy Quickly and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

1964

Concert at the Coliseum, Seattle.

1965
Concert at the Metropolitan Stadium, Minneapolis. Press conference.

1966
Concert at the Busch Stadium, Saint Louis.

1968
George returns from Greece to England.

Studio 2. 7.30pm-7.15am. Recording: 'Sexy Sadie' (tape reduction take 107 into take 112, overdub onto take 112, tape reduction take 112 into takes 113-115, overdub onto take 115, tape reduction take 115 into takes 116, 117, overdub onto take 117). Mono mixing: 'Sexy Sadie' (remixes 1-5, from take 117). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

1969
Abbey Road, Room 4. 1.00-2.00pm. Tape copying/Editing/reinserting: 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (take 7). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: not assigned. Studio 2 (control room only). 2.30-12.00pm. Stereo mixing: 'You Never Give Me Your Money' into 'Sun King'/'Mean Mr Mustard' (stereo crossfade remix 12, from sound effects take 5 of 'You Never Give Me Your Money'); 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (remix 4, from take 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/ Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Friday, August 20, 2010

August 20 - Today in Beatles History

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1963
5.00-5.29pm. BBC's 'Pop Go The Beatles' broadcast (recorded 16 July 1963, 8.45-10.50pm).

Concert at the Gaumont, Bournemouth, with Tommy Quickly, and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

1964
Concert at the Convention Hall, Las Vegas.

1965
Concert at the Comiskey Park, Chicago.

It is announced that George Martin will form his own company, AIR Productions.

1966
Concert at the Crosley Field, Cincinnati (cancelled because of heavy rain).

'Yellow Submarine', 2nd week in the Top 30 (Billboard).
''Yesterday'... And Today', 9th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

1967
Date booked for Tim Buckley's performance at the Saville Theatre.

Cream flies to the USA, beginning a tour.

Cilla Black flies to Portugal, beginning her holiday.

1968
Studio 3. 5.00-5.30pm. Recording: 'Yer Blues' (edit piece take 1). Editing: 'Yer Blues' (of remix mono 3 and edit piece take 1). Mono tape copying: 'Revolution 9' (of mono copy 1, from edit of remix stereo 2). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith. Studio 2. 8.00pm-4.00am. Recording: 'Mother Nature's Son' (overdub onto take 24; tape reduction take 24 into take 26, overdub onto take 26); 'Etcetera' (take 1); 'Wild Honey Pie' (take 1). Mono mixing: 'Mother Nature's Son' (remixes 1-8, from take 26); 'Wild Honey Pie' (remixes 1-6, from take 1). Producer: George Martin; Editing: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Recording of count-in for 'Yer Blues', brasses for 'Mother Nature's Son' and demo of 'Etcetera'.

1969

Studio 3 (control room only). 2.30-6.00pm. Stereo mixing: 'I Want You (She's So Heavy)' (remixes 1-8, from take 1, remixes 9, 10, from unnumbered Trident master). Editing: 'I Want You (She's So Heavy)' (of stereo remixes 8, 10). Studio 2 (control room only). 6.00pm-1.15am. Master tape banding and tape copying: 'Abbey Road' LP. Producer: George Martin; Editing: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
Last reunion of all 4 Beatles in the studio.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Thursday, August 19, 2010

August 19 - Today in Beatles History

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1960
The Beatles are hired to perform 2 additional months at the Indra Club.

1963
Concert at the Gaumont, Bournemouth, with Tommy Quickly, and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

Appearance on Granada TV's 'Scene at 6:30'.

1964
Beginning of tour of the USA and Canada. Concert at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California.
The concert is filmed.

A Kansas City impresario offers $ 350.000 for the Beatles to perform at that city, the largest amount paid to an artist in the USA until then.

'A Hard Day's Night' single, 6th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles', 39th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1965
15.30 and 20.00. Concerts at the Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas.
Brian Epstein hurts his back when he is sprung from the emergency exit of an airplane into a service truck in a serious outbreak of Beatlemania at Houston (Texas) Airport.

1966
Concert at the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee. The Ku Klux Klan mounts guard. A firecracker explodes on the stage.

1967
Jason Starkey is born, at the Queen's Charlotte Maternity Hospital, Hammersmith, London.

Brian announces that Traffic will make their first performance in Britain, at the Saville Theatre.
The Saville Theatre autumn season is extended to 16 weeks.

1968
Day booked for a Beatles recording session at Abbey Road (cancelled because of George's trip to Greece).

1969
Studio 2. 2.00pm-4.00am. Stereo mixing: 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (remixes 1-3, from take 7); 'Golden Slumbers'/'Carry That Weight' and 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (crossfade/edit for master); 'Something' (remixes 1-10, from take 39). Recording: 'Here Comes The Sun' (overdub onto take 15). Stereo mixing: 'Here Comes The Sun' (remix 1, from take 15). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
The instrumental jam in the coda of 'Something' disappears at last in today's remixes. Recording of synthesizer for 'Here Comes The Sun'.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

August 18 - Today in Beatles History

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1962
First performance of Ringo as Beatles' drummer. Performance at the Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight, Cheshire.
Performance at the Cavern.

1963
Concert at the Princess Theatre, Torquay.

1964
The Beatles and Brian fly to San Francisco. Beginning of 34-day tour of USA and Canada.
On arriving, Brian receives a telegram from Colonel Tom Parker, sending felicitations to the Beatles party on behalf of Elvis Presley.
A ticket-tape welcome in San Francisco had been announced, not materialized.

1965
Concert at the Atlanta Stadium.

'Help!' single number 1, 4th and last week (UK New Musical Express chart).

1966
Concert at the Suffolk Downs Racetrack, Boston.

1967
Brian tells his mother and Peter Brown he will soon travel to the USA and Canada to appear in some TV programmes.

UK single release: 'We Love You', by the Rolling Stones (backing vocals by John and Paul).

1969
Studio 2. 2.30-10.30pm. Stereo mixing: 'Golden Slumbers'/'Carry That Weight' (remixes 1, 2, from take 17). Recording: 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (overdub onto take 7). Stereo mixing: 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (remixes 1-6, from take 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
Recording of 4 seconds of piano for 'The End'.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

August 17 - Today in Beatles History

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1960
Arrival in Hamburg. Evening: First performance at the Indra Club.

1962
Performance at the Cavern. Last with Pete Best.

1963
'Please Please Me' LP number 1, 15th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

Concert at the Odeon, Llandudno, with Tommy Quickly, and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

1964
US single release: 'It's For You', by Cilla Black.

The Beatles appear on the cover photograph of US weekly magazine 'Saturday Evening Post' (photograph taken 3 June 1964).

1965
Concert at the Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada.

1966
Afternoon. Concert at the Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada. 15,000 people attend.
Evening. Concert at the Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada. 18,000 people attend.

In Toronto, Lennon states his support to the American who go to Canada rather than being sent to Vietnam.

'Yellow Submarine', 2nd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Eleanor Rigby' number 1, 1st week, 2nd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1967
Brian writes a letter to Derek Taylor, then in California, about his next (never materialized) trip to New York.

1968
George leaves England, starting a 5-day trip to Greece.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1972
Wings concert in Rotterdam.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Monday, August 16, 2010

August 16 - Today in Beatles History

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1960
Leaving from Liverpool to Hamburg.

1962
Brian sacks Pete Best.

Concert at the Riverpark Ballroom, Chester.

1963
The weekly musical newspapers announce details of the first joint tour promotion by Brian Epstein and Arthur Howes.

Concert at the Odeon, Llandudno, with Tommy Quickly, and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

1964
Concert at the Opera House, Blackpool. Concert at the Futurist, Scarborough.

1965
Warwick Hotel. The Beatles are visited by the Supremes, the Exciters, the Ronettes and Bob Dylan.

Second concert at the Shea Stadium, New York.

1966
Concert at the Philadelphia Stadium.

1967

Dr. Norman Cowan examines Brian.

1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-5.00am. Recording: 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' [re-make] (takes 1-14, tape reduction take 14 into take 15). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

1st Apple new artist release: Mary Hopkin, with 'Those Were The Days'.

1969
'Give Peace A Chance', 6th week in the Top 28 (Billboard).

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Sunday, August 15, 2010

August 15 - Today in Beatles History

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1962
Performance at the Cavern.

1963
Concert at the Odeon, Llandudno, with Tommy Quickly, and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

1964
'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 4th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

1965
Concert at the Shea Stadium, New York.
8.00pm. Beginning of the concert.
56,000 people attend, record of audience for a live performance.
The concert is filmed for the BBC by Subafilms Limited, in association with Ed Sullivan Productions Inc. 6 songs recorded for future screening on the Ed Sullivan Show.

Vigency of John's passport ends.

1966
Concert at the Washington Baseball Stadium, Washington. Filmed.

1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.00am. Recording: 'Rocky Raccoon' (takes 1-9, tape reduction take 9 into take 10, overdub onto take 10). Mono mixing: 'Rocky Raccoon' (remix 1, from take 10). Tape copying: 'Yer Blues' (of remix mono 3); 'Rocky Raccoon' (of remix mono 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
The 'Yer Blues' copy is for George and Ringo; the 'Rocky Raccoon' copy is for John and Paul.

1969
Studio 1 into Studio 2 (control room). 2.30-5.30pm. Recording: 'Golden Slumbers'/'Carry That Weight' (overdub onto take 17); 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (overdub onto take 7). Studio 1 into Studio 2.
7.00pm-1.15am. Recording: 'Something' (overdub onto take 39); 'Here Comes The Sun' (overdub onto take 15). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
Recording of all orchestral overdubs for 'Abbey Road'. For the first time in a Beatles session a closed circuit of television is used to communicate two studios. George re-records, on the floor of Studio 2, his guitar solo for 'Something'.

1970
'Live Peace In Toronto', 32nd week in the ranking (Billboard).

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1980
John and Yoko begin recordings of a new record at Record Plant Studios.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Saturday, August 14, 2010

August 14 - Today in Beatles History

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1962
Brian approaches Ringo as substitute for Pete Best.
1963
'Please Please Me' LP, 21st week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
Concert at the Odeon, Llandudno, with Tommy Quickly, and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.
1964
Studio 2. 7.00-9.00pm. Recording: 'I'm A Loser' (takes 1-8); 'Mister Moonlight' (takes 1-4). Studio 2 (control room only). 9.00-10.00pm. Mono mixing: 'I'm A Loser' (remix 1, from take 8); 'Baby's In Black' (remix 1, from take 14). Studio 2. 10.00-11.15pm. Recording: 'Leave My Kitten Alone' (takes 1-5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ron Pender.
Kenneth Partridge and an assistant present drawings, clothes and colours for Kenwood's decoration. [?]
1965
'Help!' LP number 1 (UK Record Retailer chart).
Recording of a performance for the Ed Sullivan Show, along with Cilla Black, at the CBS Studios, New York.
Evening: End of Cilla Black performances at the Persian Room, Plaza Hotel, New York. Brian attends.
Screening in New York of the British programme 'Big Night Out'.
1966
Morning: a lightning destroys the transmision antenna of the North American radio station KOOB; the news Director is hurt, and severe damages to the technical equipment are caused. According to a 'New York Times' article, 'L'Observatore Romano' has accepted John's apollogizes for his declarations on Christianism. The 'Catholic Herald' affirms John's statement is 'arrogant' but, as Lennon himself had declared recently, it was probably true.
Concert at the Municipal Stadium, Cleveland. 24,000 people attend. It is held up for 30 minutes when 2500 fans invade the field.
1967
Queenie Epstein arrives in London to stay with Brian at his Chapel Street house.
1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-4.30am. Recording: 'Yer Blues' (overdub onto edit of takes 16 and 17). Mono mixing: 'Yer Blues' (remixes 1-4, from edit of takes 16, 17). Recording: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (takes 1-4). Mono mixing: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (remix 1, from take 4). Tape copying: 'Yer Blues' (of remix mono 3); 'What's The New Mary Jane' (of remix mono 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
1969
Studio 2 (control room only). 2.30pm-2.30am. Stereo mixing: 'Sun King'/'Mean Mr Mustard' (remixes 20-24, from take 35); 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' (edit piece remix 37, from take 27); 'Polythene Pam'/'She Came In Through The Bathroom Window' (remixes 20-32, from take 40); 'You Never Give Me Your Money' into 'Sun King'/'Mean Mr Mustard' (stereo crossfade remixes 1-11, from sound effects take 5 of 'You Never Give Me Your Money'). Mono recording: John Lennon interviewed by Kenny Everett. (The only interview documented on a recording sheet, because studio equipment and tape was used. Everett took away the only copy.) Editing: 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' (of stereo remixes 34, 37); 'Sun King'/'Mean Mr Mustard' (of remix stereo 22) joined to 'Polythene Pam'/'She Came In Through The Bathroom Window' (of remix stereo 32). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.
1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Friday, August 13, 2010

August 13 - Today In Beatles History

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1963
5.00-5.29pm. BBC's 'Pop Go The Beatles' is broadcast (recorded 16 July 1963, 6.00-8.30pm).

Concert at the Odeon, Llandudno, with Tommy Quickly and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

1964
Kenneth Partridge and Brian to Kenwood to talk about its decoration. [?]

1965
US LP release: 'Help!'

The Beatles and Brian leave for the second North American tour.
Beatles' meeting with Bob Dylan at their rooms at the Warwick Hotel, New York.

1966
Public Beatles' records burning organized by the North American radio station 'Coob'.
Priest Thurman H. Babbs of Cleveland, Ohio, says that he will ask for the excommunication of any parishioner who went to listen to the Beatles or approved John's sentence about Christianity.

Concert at the Olympia Stadium, Detroit.

'Yellow Submarine', 1st week in the Top 30, 1st week in the ranking (Billboard).
''Yesterday'... And Today', 8th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

1968
Studio 2 and annexe. 7.00pm-5.30am. Recording: 'Sexy Sadie' [re-re-make] (takes 100-107, tape reduction take 107 into takes 108-111); 'Yer Blues' (takes 1-14, tape reduction take 6 into takes 15, 16, tape reduction extract of take 14 into take 17). Editing: 'Yer Blues' (of takes 16, 17). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
For the first time on a Beatles' recording the 4-track tape itself is edited ('Yer Blues').

1969
Studio 2 (control room only). 2.30-9.15pm. Stereo mixing: 'You Never Give Me Your Money' (remixes 20-27, from take 30). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Thursday, August 12, 2010

August 12 - Today in Beatles History

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1963
Concert at the Odeon, Llandudno, with Tommy Quickly and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

1964
Brian throws a party, celebrating the first major US tour, at Whaddon House, William Mews, London. Guests (among others): Judy Garland, Cilla Black, Peter and Gordon, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, the Beatles, Tommy Steele, the Searchers, Lionel Bart, the Fourmost, Russ Conway, Tito Burns, George Martin, Alan Freeman, Pete Murray, Brian Matthew, Peter Gormley, Tony Barrow, Alma Cogan.

'A Hard Day's Night'/'Things We Said Today', 5th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

'With The Beatles', 38th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

US single release: 'From A Window', with Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

500 US cinemas start exhibiting 'A Hard Day's Night'.

1965
Brian Epstein and Johnny Hamp of Granada TV meet to discuss arrangements for a programme based on the music of Lennon and McCartney.

1966
Opening of the last US tour. Concert at the International Amphitheater, Chicago. It is filmed.

The 'Globe And Mail' of Toronto publishes a declaration of George defending John.

'You Make Me Feel Like Someone', single of Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas, is re-released.

1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-4.15am. Recording: 'Not Guilty' (overdub onto take 102). Mono mixing: 'Not Guilty' (remix 1, from take 102). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

1969
Studio 2 (control room only). 7.00pm-2.00am. Stereo mixing: 'Oh! Darling' (remixes 5-9, from take 26); 'Because' (remixes 1, 2, from take 16); 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' (remixes 27-36, from take 27). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.

1971

Second concert for Bangla Desh at the Madison Square Garden.

Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

August 11 - Today in Beatles History

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1963
Concert at the ABC, Blackpool.

1964
Peter Brown moves to London.

Studio 2. 7.00-11.00pm. Recording: 'Baby's In Black' (takes 1-14, and 13 [unnumbered] edit pieces). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ron Pender.
First session for 'Beatles For Sale'.

'A Hard Day's Night' film New York premiere.

1965
'Help!' single number 1, 3rd week (UK New Musical Express chart).

1966
The Beatles arrive in the Logan Airport, Boston. 500 people receive them.
Flight from the Logan Airport, Boston, to the O'Hare Airport, Chicago. 250 people receive them. Brief John's declarations at the airport.
Evening: Press conference at the hotel, in which John explains his declarations on Christianity.

1967
Thomson House, London. Photographic session with Richard Avedon, for a set of 'solarised' prints, and other left unsolarised. Photograph of gatefold sleeve of LP 'Love Songs' taken.

1969
Studio 3 (control room only). 1.00-2.00pm. Mono tape copying: 'Dig It' (of 13 March stereo mix); 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' (of remix stereo 18). Producer: not assigned; Engineer and 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald. Studio 2. 2.30-11.30pm. Recording: 'I Want You (She's So Heavy)' (overdub onto take 1); 'Oh! Darling' (overdub onto take 26); 'Here Comes The Sun' (overdub onto take 15). Tape copying: 'I Want You (She's So Heavy)' (of take 1). Editing: 'I Want You (She's So Heavy)' (from take 1 into unnumbered Trident master). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.
Mal Evans takes the copies of 'Dig It' and 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' to Malcolm Davies, at Apple, for acetate cutting purposes. Re-recording of 'She's So Heavy' vocal harmonies. The song gets its complete title.

John and Yoko move to 'Tittenhurst'.

1971

Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. Opening of 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

1982
Santa Barbara Sound studio, Santa Barbara, USA. Recording: 'As Far As We Can Go' (piano).

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

1989
Ringo's concert in Holmdel, New Jersey. Bruce Springsteen joins him on stage in 4 songs.

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

August 10 - Today in Beatles History

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1963
'Please Please Me' LP number 1, 14th week (UK 'Record Retailer' chart).

1964
US release of 4 singles by Vee Jay, using all its Beatles catalogue: 'Do You Want To Know A Secret'/'Thank You Girl'; 'Please Please Me'/'From Me To You'; 'Love Me Do'/'P.S. I Love You'; 'Twist And Shout'/'There's A Place'.

1966
'Yellow Submarine' number 1 [?], entering the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Eleanor Rigby' number 2, entering the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart).

1968
All 4 Beatles, Yoko and Stan Gortikov, USA's Capitol president, lunch at the Ritz Hotel, London.
John and Yoko take Gortikov to see the play 'Halfway Up The Tree' at the Queen's Theatre.

1972
Evening: Paul's concert at the Scandinavian Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Paul, Linda and Denny Seiwell are arrested for possession of marijuana.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

1985
Michael Jackson buys ATV music for 47.5 million dollars, becoming the owner of the Northern Songs catalogue.


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Monday, August 9, 2010

August 9 - Today in Beatles History

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1963
Concert at the St. Helier Springfield Ballroom, Jersey.

1964
Concert at the Futurist, Scarborough.

1965
IBC Studios, 35 Portland Place, London. Recording of 'You'veGot To Hide Your Love Away', by the Silkie. John (producer),Paul (guitar) and George (tamborine) attend.

1966
The original and never used stereo remix of 'We Can Work It Out' is destroyed.

1967
Joe Orton is killed by Kenneth Halliwell.

Lucy Martin, daughter of George Martin and his wife Judy, is born.

1968

Studio 2. 7.30pm-2.00am. Recording: 'Not Guilty' (tape reduction take 99 into take 102, overdub onto take 102); 'Mother Nature's Son' (takes 1-25). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

1969

'Give Peace A Chance', 5th week in the Top 28 (Billboard).

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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