Sunday, October 31, 2010

October 31 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Paul Is Dead, Halloween


1963

Heathrow Airport, London. The Beatles return to England from Sweden. When they arrive, they coincide at the airport with the Prime Minister, Miss Universe and Ed Sullivan.

1964
'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 15th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

18.00, 20.30. Concerts at the Gaumont Theatre, Ipswich.

1966
Studio 1 (control room only). 2.30-4.30pm. Stereo mixing: 'Paperback Writer' (remixes 1-3, from take 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
1st session of stereo mixes of themes never mixed for stereo, for 'A Collection Of Oldies'.

1968
Linda and Heather move to England to live at Paul's house.

1969
UK single release: 'Something'/'Come Together'.
1st release in the UK of a single from an already released LP.

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Saturday, October 30, 2010

October 30 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Halloween

1961
Two girls ask for more copies of 'My Bonnie' at the NEMS record store.

1963

Studio 3 (control room only). 2.30-5.30pm. Stereo mixing: 'Money (That's What I Want)' (from take 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: A. B. Lincoln.
End of work on 'With The Beatles'.

'She Loves You', 9th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Please Please Me' LP, 32nd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Recording for the Swedish TV programme 'Drop In'.

1964
18.15, 20.30. Concerts at the Gaumont Theatre, Bournemouth.

1969
It is announced the release of a record by the Plastic Ono Band called 'Gossip'.

1971
UK LP release: 'Imagine'.

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Friday, October 29, 2010

October 29 - Today in Beatles History

John Lennon, Beatles

1963
Concert in Eskilstuna.
End of first European tour (Sweden).

Epstein accepts the production of the first Beatle film.

Studio 3. 10.00am-1.00pm. Stereo mixing: 'It Won't Be Long' (from edit of takes 17, 21); 'All I've Got To Do' (from take 15); 'All My Loving' (from take 14); 'Don't Bother Me' (from take 15); 'Little Child' (from take 21); 'Till There Was You' (from take 8); 'Please Please Me' (from take 9); 'Roll Over Beethoven' (from edit of takes 7, 8); 'Hold Me Tight' (from edit of takes 26, 29); 'You Really Got A Hold On Me' (from edit of takes 7, 10, 11); 'I Wanna Be Your Man' (from take 16); 'Devil In Her Heart' (from take 6); 'Not A Second Time' (from take 9); 'Money (That's What I Want)' (from edit of takes 6, 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick and B. T. [Full name unknown.]

1964

18.15, 20.30. Concerts at the ABC Theatre, Plymouth.

1965
Studio 2. 2.00-4.00pm. Recording: 'We Can Work It Out' (overdub onto take 2).
Studio 2 (control room only). 4.00-5.00pm. Mono mixing: 'We Can Work It Out' (remixes 2, 3, from take 2); 'Day Tripper' (remixes 2, 3, from take 3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
Remixes, one for the single, other for Granada Television.

1966

The Brian Epstein Trophy for drama and public speaking is presented by him at the Finchley Jewish Youth Club.

''Yesterday'... And Today', 19th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).

1967
Morning. Acanthus Road, Clapham, Battersea, London. Shooting of 'Magical Mystery Tour' sequence, on which Ringo and Auntie Jessie go up a street to board the 'Magical Mystery Tour' bus.

1968
Studio 3 (control room only). 10.00am-1.00pm. Stereo mixing: 'Hey Bulldog' (remixes 1-6, from take 58); 'All Together Now' (remix 1, from take 9); 'All You Need Is Love' (remixes 1-6, from take 58); 'Only A Northern Song' (remix 1, from remix mono 6). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Graham Kirkby.
Remixes for 'Yellow Submarine'. End of sessions for 'Yellow Submarine'.

1969
The 'Rat Magazine' publishes the 'Paul is dead' theory.

1971
UK single release: 'Mrs. Lennon'/'Midsummer New York'.

1973
US LP release: 'Mind Games'.
US single release: 'Mind Games'/'Meat City'.

1988
5th episode of a BBC series, essentially based on 'The Beatles At The Beeb' collection.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010

October 28 - Today in Beatles History

October 28 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Yellow Submarine


1961
15.00. Raymond Jones asks 'My Bonnie', by the Beatles, to Brian Epstein.
Soon after, another youngster asks him a Beatles record.

1962
1st ever concert at the Liverpool Empire Theatre, as principal support act for Little Richard, along with Craig Douglas, Jet Harris, Kenny Lynch, Sounds Incorporated.
Hours before, on the phone, Brian arranges a show with promoter Arthur Howes for 2 December, birth of the future Epstein-Howes concert promotions team.

1963
Brian returns from Sweden to the UK.

Concert in Boras.

1964
18.15, 20.30. Concerts at the ABC, Exeter.

1965
Studio 2 (control room only). 5.00-5.30pm. Mono mixing: 'We Can Work It Out' (remix 1, from take 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Jerry Boys.
Playback for Granada Television's 'The Music Of Lennon And McCartney'.

End of 'Star Scene '65' tour, at the ABC Cinema, Wigan.

1966
Brian tells Sid Bernstein that there are no plans for the next North American tour.

1968
The divorce trial of Cynthia and John is decided in favor of Cynthia.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

October 27 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Fab Four, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

1963
Debut of Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas on 'Sunday Night at the London Palladium'. Brian attends.

Two concerts in Goteborg.

1964
Studio 2 (control room only). 10.00am-12.30pm. Mono mixing: 'What You're Doing' (from take 19); 'Honey Don't' (from take 5); 'Mr Moonlight' (remixes 1, 2, from takes 4, 8); 'Every Little Thing' (from take 9); 'Eight Days A Week' (remixes 2, 3, from takes 13, 15). Editing: 'Mr Moonlight' (of mono remixes 1, 2); 'Eight Days A Week' (of mono remixes 2, 3). Studio 2 (control room only). 12.30-1.00pm. Stereo mixing: 'Eight Days A Week' (remixes 1, 2, from takes 13, 15); 'Every Little Thing' (from take 9); 'What You're Doing' (from take 19); 'Honey Don't' (from take 5). Editing: 'Eight Days A Week' (of stereo remixes 1, 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

1966
Brian returns from the USA to England.

1969
US gold certification for 'Abbey Road'.
US gold certification for 'Something'/'Come Together'.

Abbey Road. Ringo begins, with George Martin, the recording of 'Sentimental Journey' LP. 1st Beatle formally recording a solo LP.

1971
Closing of Yoko's exhibition 'This Is Not Here' at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York.

1980
UK LP release: 'Rock'n'Roll Music Volume 1'.
UK LP release: 'Rock'n'Roll Music Volume 2'. (US remixes of 'Rock'n'Roll Music' LP.)

1989
Paul's concert in Milano (Get Back Tour).

1993
2nd Paul's concert in Barcelona (The New World Tour).


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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

October 26 - Today in Beatles History

The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

1962
Concert at the Liverpool Empire, with Little Richard.

5.00-5.29pm. BBC's 'Here We Go' broadcast (25 October 1962 session, except 'Sheila').

'Love Me Do' enters the UK ranking.

1963
'Please Please Me' LP number 1, 25th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

Two concerts at the Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm.

Broadcast of ABC-TV's 'Thank Your Lucky Stars', with a performance recorded 20 October 1963, in Birmingham.

Brian's first appearance on 'Juke Box Jury', with Jimmy Henney and Barbara Young.
After the show, Brian has dinner with Lionel Bart.

1964
Studio 2 (control room only). 10.00am-12.45pm. Mono mixing: 'I Don't Want To Spoil The Party' (from take 19); 'Rock And Roll Music' (from take 1); 'Words Of Love' (from take 3); 'Baby's In Black' (remix 2, from take 14); 'I'm A Loser' (remix 2, from take 8); 'Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!' (from take 1).
Studio 2 (control room only). 12.45-1.05pm. Stereo mixing: 'Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!' (from take 1). Studio 2. 4.30-6.30pm. Recording: 'Honey Don't' (takes 1-5). Studio 2. 7.30-10.00pm. Recording: 'What You're Doing' [re-make] (takes 13-19); 'Another Beatles Christmas Record' (takes 1-5). Editing: 'Another Beatles Christmas Record' (of takes 1-5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: A. B. Lincoln.
Visit at the studio: Carl Perkins [?]. Last day of recordings for 'Beatles For Sale'.

1965
Studio 2 (control room only). 10.00am-12.30pm. Stereo mixing: 'Drive My Car' (from take 4); 'Day Tripper' (from take 3); 'In My Life' (from take 3); 'If I Needed Someone' (from take 1); 'Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)' (from take 4); 'Nowhere Man' (from take 4). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ron Pender.

11.15am. The Beatles enter Buckingham Palace.
Morning: the Beatles receive the MBE medals from Queen Elizabeth II, at Buckingham Palace.
Press conference at the Saville Theatre. Brian and Dezo Hoffmann attend.

1968
'Hey Jude' number 1, 5th week, 9th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

1973
US single release: 'Mind Games'/'Meat City'.

1983
'Say Say Say' number 1, 3rd week (Billboard).

1993
First Paul's concert in Barcelona (The New World Tour).

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Monday, October 25, 2010

October 25 - Today In Beatles History

Ringo Starr, The Beatles

1962
The Playhouse Theatre, Manchester. 8.00-8.45pm. Recording for BBC's 'Here We Go': 'Sheila'; 'Love Me Do'; 'A Taste Of Honey'; 'P.S. I Love You'.
1st session of Ringo for the BBC. The only live take of 'P.S. I Love You'. The only BBC take of 'Sheila'.

1st ever interview, for the radio of the Cleaver and Clatterbridge hospital, Wirral. Paul comments: 'John Lennon is the leader of the group'.

1963
Two concerts at the Karlstadt, Stockholm.

1964
18.00, 20.45. Concerts at the Hippodrome, Brighton.

The Beatles receive 4 1963 Ivor Novello awards: 'She Loves You' (most aired and most sold song); 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' (second most aired song); 'All My Loving' (second song of the year).

1965
Studio 2 (control room only). 10.00am-1.00pm. Mono mixing: 'Drive My Car' (from take 4); 'In My Life' (from take 3); 'If I Needed Someone' (from take 1); 'Day Tripper' (remix 1, from take 3); 'Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)' (from take 4); 'Nowhere Man' (from take 4). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

1967
Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.00am. Mono mixing: 'The Fool On The Hill' (remixes 10-12, from take 6). Editing: 'The Fool On The Hill' (of remix mono 12). Recording: 'Hello Hello' (working title of 'Hello, Goodbye') (tape reduction take 17 into takes 18-21, overdub onto take 21). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Graham Kirkby.

1968
Stereo mixing, Editing: B side of 'Yellow Submarine'.

John and Yoko announce that their child should be born in February.

1974
End of John sessions at Record Plant Studios, to record additional tracks for the LP 'Rock'n'Roll', this time produced by himself.

1977
Start of sessions for 'London Town' LP, at Abbey Road Studios.


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October 24 - Today In Beatles History

Paul McCartney, The Beatles

1962
Brian writes to Tito Burns, giving him hopes of Beatles availability for live shows.

1963
Start of Sweden Tour. Concert at the Karlaplansstudion, Karlaplan, Stockholm.
Recorded for Swedish radio and for Swedish TV, through the programme 'Drop In'.

1964
18.30, 21.00. Concerts at the Granada Theatre, Walthamstow. London.

Concert at the Odeon, Lewisham. [?]

'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 14th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

Joanne Epstein is born to Clive Epstein and his wife Barbara.

1965
Studio 2. 2.30-7.00pm. Recording: 'I'm Looking Through You' (take 1). Studio 2. 7.00-11.30pm. Recording: 'I'm Looking Through You' (overdub onto take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

Party hosted by Brian, 'Star Scene '65', at the Scotch of St James Club, London. Guests, among others: the Everly Brothers, Ringo and Maureen, P. J. Proby, Eric Burdon, George and Pattie, Paul, Jimmy Tarbuck, Micky Most, Billy J. Kramer, the Dakotas, Cilla Black.

1966
Epstein books the Four Tops for a show at the Saville Theatre and a major British tour.

1967
NBC-TV broadcasts 'A Hard Day's Night' in the USA.

1968
Stereo mixing, Editing: B side of 'Yellow Submarine'.

1969
UK single release: 'Cold Turkey'/'Don't Worry Kyoko'
UK LP release: 'Space', with the Modern Jazz Quartet.

1974
Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles. John records tracks for LP 'Rock'n'Roll'. Producer: John Lennon.

1975
An extraordinary general meeting decrees that Triumph Investment Trust be wound up.

UK LP release: 'Shaved Fish'.
US LP release: 'Shaved Fish'.

1976
UK single release: 'Imagine'/'Working Class Hero'.

1979
Paul is awarded a Rhodium Record, by the Guinness Records Book, as the most succesful musician in the century.

1980
UK single release: '(Just Like) Starting Over'.

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October 23 - Today In Beatles History

George Harrison, The Beatles


1963 `She Loves You', 8th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart). `Please Please Me' LP, 31st week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1963 Studio 2. 10.00am-1.00pm. Recording: `I Wanna Be Your Man' (take 16). Mono mixing: `I Wanna Be Your Man' (from take 16); `Little Child' (from edit of takes 15, 18); `Hold Me Tight' (from edit of takes 26, 29). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: unknown.

1963 The Beatles on the way to Stockholm, Sweden. Brian is interviewed for the new Southern TV programme `For Art's Sake'. After the programme Brian flies to Sweden to join the group's tour.

1964 18.40, 21.00. Concerts at the Gaumont State Cinema, West Hampstead, London.

1968 Studio 1. The George Martin Orchestra (41 musicians directed by Martin), re-records the B-side of `Yellow Submarine' LP.

1974 Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles. John records tracks for LP `Rock'n'Roll'. Producer: John Lennon.

1980 US single release: `(Just Like) Starting Over'/`Kiss Kiss Kiss'.

1980 Mark David Chapman sings himself out of work as John Lennon.

1995 US `Newsweek' cover: `Meet The Beatles (Again)'.

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Friday, October 22, 2010

October 22 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Fab Four, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

1962
Concert at the Queen's Hall, Widnes, with Lee Curtis and the All Stars, and the Mersey Beats.

1964
Studio 1 (control room only). 11.00am-12.00noon. Mono mixing: 'I Feel Fine' (remix 5, from take 9). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ron Pender.

18.00, 20.30. Concerts at the Odeon, Leeds.

1965

Studio 2. 10.30-11.30am. Recording: 'In My Life' (overdub onto take 3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Stuart Eltham; 2nd Engineer: Mike Stone.
Studio 2. 2.30-7.00pm. Recording: 'Nowhere Man' [re-make] (takes 3-5).
Studio 2. 7.00-11.30pm. Recording: 'Nowhere Man' (overdub onto take 4). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
Recording of electric piano solo for 'In My Life'.

1966

Gold certification for 'Revolver'.

''Yesterday'... And Today', 18th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).

1968
Studio 1. The George Martin Orchestra (41 musicians directed by Martin), re-records the B-side of 'Yellow Submarine' LP.

1969
Paul goes to Scotland, on vacations.

1971
First stereo remix of 'Baby You're A Rich Man'.

1974
Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles. John records tracks for LP 'Rock'n'Roll'. Producer: John Lennon.

1988

4th episode of a BBC series, essentially based on 'The Beatles At The Beeb' collection.

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

October 21 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Fab Four, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

1963
Studio 1 (control room only). 10.00am-1.00pm. Mono mixing: 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' (from take 17); 'This Boy' (remixes 1, 2, from take 15). Editing: 'This Boy' (of mono remixes 1, 2). Stereo mixing: 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' (remix 1, from take 17). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: not assigned.
End of sessions for 'I Want To Hold Your Hand'/'This Boy'.

1964
Abbey Road, Room 65. 2.30-5.45pm. Mono mixing: 'I Feel Fine' (remixes 1-4, from take 9); 'I'll Follow The Sun' (from take 8); 'She's A Woman' (remix 2, from take 6); 'Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby' (from take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ron Pender.

18.40 and 21.00. Concerts at the Odeon, Glasgow.

1965
Studio 2. 2.30-7.00pm. Recording: 'Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)' [re-make] (takes 2-4). Studio 2. 7.00-12.00pm. Recording: 'Nowhere Man' (takes 1-2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

1968
Harry Moss cuts the stereo version of 'The Beatles' at Abbey Road.

1974
John returns to Record Plant Studios, to record tracks for the LP 'Rock'n'Roll', this time produced by himself.

1977
US LP release: 'Love Songs'.

1985
Recording of the TV special 'Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session With Carl Perkins And Friends'. Appearance of George, Ringo, Carl Perkins and Eric Clapton.

1989
Paul's concert in Munich (Get Back Tour).

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

October 20 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Fab Four, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

1963
10.31-11.30pm. BBC's 'Easy Beat' broadcast (recorded 16 October 1963).

Recording of performance for ABC-TV's 'Thank Your Lucky Stars' in Birmingham.

1964
18.30 and 20.45. Performances at the Caird Hall, Dundee.

Brian produces his first record, for Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, at IBC Studios, London.

1965
Studio 2. 2.30-6.30pm. Recording: 'We Can Work It Out' (takes 1-2). Studio 2. 7.00-11.45pm. Recording: 'We Can Work It Out' (overdub onto take 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

US gold certification for 'Yesterday'/'Act Naturally'.

1967
Studio 3. 7.00pm-3.45am. Recording: 'The Fool On The Hill' (overdub onto take 6); 'Hello Hello' (working title of 'Hello, Goodbye') (overdub onto take 17). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Recording of flute for 'The Fool On The Hill' and viola for 'Hello, Goodbye'.
2.30am. The viola overdub session ends.

UK release: 'Catcall', with the Chris Barber Band.

1969
US LP release: 'The Wedding Album'.
US single release: 'Cold Turkey'/'Don't Worry Kyoko'.

George and Pattie attend a Ravi Shankar concert in London.

1980
UK LP release: 'The Beatles Ballads'.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

October 19 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Fab Four, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr


1961
Performance of part of the Beatles and part of Gerry and the Pacemakers, under the name of Beatmakers, at the Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool.

1963
'Please Please Me' LP number 1, 24th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

1964
18.30, 20.50. Concerts at the ABC, Edinburgh.

1965
Recording of 'The Beatles Third Christmas Record'.

1967
Studio 1. 7.00pm-3.30am. Recording: 'Hello Hello' (working title of 'Hello, Goodbye') (overdub onto take 16, tape reduction take 16 into take 17). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.

1968
'Hey Jude' number 1, 4th week, 8th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

John and Yoko appear at the Marylebone Magistrate's Court. They are remanded on bail until a further hearing. Cover photograph of 'Unfinished Music Number 2---Life With The Lions' taken.
Hours later, Yoko is taken to the Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital.

Harry Moss cuts the mono version of 'The Beatles' at Abbey Road.

1983
'Say Say Say' number 1, 2nd week (Billboard).

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Monday, October 18, 2010

October 18 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Fab Four, John Lennon, Paul McCartney

1957
Evening: Performance of the Quarrymen in a ball held by the Conservative Club, at the New Clubmoor Hall, Broadway, Liverpool. Paul's debut.
Paul plays for John a couple of tunes he had composed, one of them being 'I Lost My Little Girl'.

1961
Performance at the Cavern, with Ian and the Zodiacs and the Four Jays.

1963
Concert at the Shrewsbury Music Hall.

1964
Studio 2. 2.30-11.30pm. Recording: 'Eight Days A Week' (takes 14-15); 'Kansas City/'Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!' (takes 1-2); 'Mr Moonlight' [re-make] (takes 5-8); 'I Feel Fine' (takes 1-9); 'I'll Follow The Sun' (takes 1-8); 'Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby' (take 1); 'Rock And Roll Music' (take 1); 'Words Of Love' (takes 1-3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick.
Visit at the studio: Carl Perkins. [?]

1965
Studio 2. 2.30-5.45pm. Recording: 'If I Needed Someone' (overdub onto take 1); 'In My Life' (takes 1-3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

Brian returns from the USA.
Evening. Brian attends a Joan Baez concert, at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

1967
Premiere of 'How I Won The War' at the London Pavilion. All 4 Beatles attend.
After, they attend a party at Cilla Black's flat (9 b Portland Place, London).

John and Cynthia see the annual Motor Show at the Earl's Court Exhibition Building, London.

1968
11.30. The police registers John and Yoko's flat, at Montague Square, and arrests them for possession of drugs. They are taken to theMarylebone Lane Police Station. For a short while they stay at lawyer Nicholas Cowan's house (35 Redcliffe Road, West Brompton, London).

Studio 1. 12.00-1.00pm. Tape copying: 'Yer Blues' (of edit of remix mono 3 and edit piece take 1); 'Don't Pass Me By' (of remix mono 1). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: not assigned; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Copies made to correct some imperfections of the master tape. End of sessions for 'The Beatles'.

Harry Moss cuts the mono version of 'The Beatles' at Abbey Road.

1982
UK LP release: '20 Greatest Hits'.

1988
LP release: 'Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1'.

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October 17 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Fab Four, John Lennon, Paul McCartney

1962
First TV performance, on TV Granada's 'People and Places'.

Cavern lunch session: the Beatles.
Cavern evening session: the Beatles, the Big Three, Group One.

1963
Lunch with the winners (Karen, Anne, Vicky, Susan) of competition in the teen magazine 'Boyfriend' at the restaurant Old Vienna.

Studio 2. 2.30-5.30pm, 7.00-10.00pm. Recording: 'The Beatles' Christmas Record' (unnumbered takes); 'You Really Got A Hold On Me' (take 12); 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' (takes 1-17); 'This Boy' (takes 1-17). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick.
First Christmas record. First session for 'I Want To Hold Your Hand'/'This Boy'. First 4-track Beatles recording.

1964
'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 13th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

1967
6.00pm. Memorial service held for Brian, with the attendance of all 4 Beatles, at the New London Synagogue, 33 Abbey Road.

1968
Abbey Road, Rooms 41, 42, Studios 1, 2, 3. 5.00pm (Wednesday 16)-5.00pm (Thursday 17). Mono mixing: Crossfades and edits for 'The Beatles'; 'Why Don't We Do It In The Road' (remix 1, from take 6). Stereo mixing: Crossfades and edits for 'The Beatles'; 'Why Don't We Do It In The Road' (remix 1, from take 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Studio 2 (control room only). Time unknown. Tape copying: 'It's All Too Much' (of take 2, called take 196). Mono mixing: 'It's All Too Much' (remix 1, from take 196). Stereo mixing: 'It's All Too Much' (remix 1, from take 196). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Dave Harries.
Copy of 'It's All Too Much' for 'Yellow Submarine'. Copy of take 2 called 196, the highest Beatle take number.

George records with Jackie Lomax in Los Angeles.

1969
Hot Chocolate releases a cover of 'Give Peace A Chance' in the USA.

1978
End of period (since 18 September) booked by Ringo at Compass Point Studios, Bahamas. Not used.

1989
Paul's concert in Dortmund (Get Back Tour).

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Saturday, October 16, 2010

October 16 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Fab Four, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

1959
George Martin produces a Peter Sellers' session using sitar and tabla, for the song 'Wouldn't It Be Loverly', of the 'Songs For Swingin' Sellers' LP.

1963
'She Loves You', 7th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Please Please Me' LP, 30th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Bernard Delfont announces the Beatles will perform at the Royal Command Performance.

Evening: Concert at the Floral Hall, Southport.

The Playhouse Theatre, London. 9.00-10.00pm. Recording for BBC's 'Easy Beat': 'I Saw Her Standing There'; 'Love Me Do'; 'Please Please Me'; 'From Me To You'; 'She Loves You'.
Last BBC performance of 'Love Me Do' and 'Please Please Me'.

1964
Studio 1 (control room only). 2.30-5.30pm. Mono mixing: 'No Reply' (remixes 1, 2, from take 8). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: A. B. Lincoln.

18.15, 20.30. Concerts at the ABC Theatre, Hull.

Appearance on the TV programme 'Ready Steady Go'.

1965
Studio 2. 2.30-7.00pm. Recording: 'Day Tripper' (takes 1-3). Studio 2. 7.00-12.00pm. Recording: 'Day Tripper' (overdub onto take 3); 'If I Needed Someone' (take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

1968
Abbey Road, Rooms 41, 42, Studios 1, 2, 3. 5.00pm (Wednesday 16)-5.00pm (Thursday 17). Mono mixing: Crossfades and edits for 'The Beatles'; 'Why Don't We Do It In The Road' (remix 1, from take 6). Stereo mixing: Crossfades and edits for 'The Beatles'; 'Why Don't We Do It In The Road' (remix 1, from take 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Studio 2 (control room only). Time unknown. Tape copying: 'It's All Too Much' (of take 2, called take 196). Mono mixing: 'It's All Too Much' (remix 1, from take 196). Stereo mixing: 'It's All Too Much' (remix 1, from take 196). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Dave Harries.
Copy of 'It's All Too Much' for 'Yellow Submarine'. Copy of take 2 called 196, the highest Beatle take number.

George flies to Los Angeles to produce the first Jackie Lomax record.

1969
The Beatles are ready to sell their Northern Songs Ltd. shares.

1980

Second and last day of auction of old Abbey Road Studios recording stuff.

1992
Concert in homage of Bob Dylan. Guests, among others, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty.


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Friday, October 15, 2010

October 15 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Fab Four, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

1963
Concert at the Floral, Southport.

57 Green Street, London. 4.30pm. Session with 'The Beatles Book' photographer Leslie Bryce. 2 shots, in the staircase.

1964
18.15, 20.30. Concerts at the Globe, Stockton.

1965
Visit at Neil and Mal's flat (16 Montagu Mews West, Marylebone, London). Photographer Leslie Bryce takes pictures.

1966
Brian flies to the USA with Georgie Fame, to find a co-star for Fame's Christmas show at London, promoted by Brian.

''Yesterday'... And Today', 17th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).

Kevin McDonald, whose company Kevin McDonald Associates operates the club Sibylla's, dies.

1968
Studio 2. 6.00-8.00pm. Stereo mixing: 'Happiness Is A Warm Gun' (remixes 1-4, from take 65); 'I'm So Tired' (remixes 1-5, from take 14); 'Cry Baby Cry' (remixes 1-3, from take 12). Mono mixing: 'I'm So Tired' (remixes 1-3, from take 14); 'Cry Baby Cry' (remix 1, from take 12). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

1969
Ringo and Maureen travel to Los Angeles.

1980
First day of auction of old Abbey Road Studios recording stuff.

1984
LP release: 'Valotte', by Julian Lennon.

1988
3rd episode of a BBC series, essentially based on 'The Beatles At The Beeb' collection.


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Thursday, October 14, 2010

October 14 - Today in Beatles History

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Beatles

1963
Photographs of the London Palladium performance are published on the front pages of every London newspaper.

1964
18.30 and 20.45. Performances at the Apollo, Manchester. Filmed by ABC-TV.

Brian sends a cable to Harold Wilson on the eve of the General Election: 'Hope your group is as much a success.'

1966
It is stated that Northern Songs Limited made a profit of 614,000 pounds in 1965.

1968
Morning: Ringo and his family fly to Sardinia, taking 2-week vacations.

Studio 2. 7.00pm-7.30am. Stereo mixing: 'I Will' (remix 1, from take 68); 'Birthday' (remix 1, from take 22). Recording: 'Savoy Truffle' (overdub onto take 1). Mono mixing: 'Savoy Truffle' (remixes 1-6, from take 1); 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' (remixes 10, 11, from take 25); 'Long Long Long' (remixes 2, 3, from take 67). Stereo mixing: 'Savoy Truffle' (remixes 1, 2, from take 1); 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' (remixes 10-12, from take 25); 'Yer Blues' (remixes 1-5, from takes 16, 17 and edit piece take 1); 'Sexy Sadie' (remixes 1-3, from take 117); 'What's The New Mary Jane' (remixes 1, 2, from take 4). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
End of recordings for 'The Beatles'.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

October 13 - Today in Beatles History

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Beatles, Drinking Beer

1962
Cavern evening session: Zenith Six, the Beatles, Group One.

1963
Evening: Performance on BBC-TV's 'Sunday Night at the London Palladium'.

[Some day between 7-13 October.] Strand Theatre, London. The Beatles see the play 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'.

1964
18.20 and 20.30. Performances at the ABC Theatre, Wigan,

EMI Studios. Brian records a record with readings from 'A Cellarful Of Noise'. Producer: George Martin.

1965
Studio 2. 7.00pm-12.15am. Recording: 'Drive My Car' (takes 1-4). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
First proper session extended past midnight.

Brian flies to the USA to see the edited film of the Shea Stadium concert.

1967
The song for the film 'How I Won The War' is released, with Musketeer Gripweed and the Third Troop.

1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-6.00am. Recording: 'Julia' (takes 1-3). Stereo mixing: 'Julia' (remix 1, from take 3); 'Dear Prudence' (remix 1, from take 1); 'Wild Honey Pie' (remixes 1, 2, from take 1); 'Back In The USSR' (remix 1, from take 6); 'Blackbird' (remix 1, from take 32). Mono mixing: 'Julia' (remix 1, from take 3); 'Dear Prudence' (remixes 1-5, from take 1); 'Blackbird' (remix 10, from take 32). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith. Recording of the last song for 'The Beatles': 'Julia'. The only John solo recording for the group.

1969
The press reports that Yoko has had a miscarriage.

Savoy Thatre, London. London debut concert of Mary Hopkin. Paul, Linda, Ringo and Maureen attend.

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

October 12 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Yellow Submarine

1962
Performance at the Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, as main support act for Little Richard, along with 10 other Liverpool groups. Among them: the Undertakers, Rory Storm, Billy J. Kramer, Lee Curtis, and the All Stars (with Pete Best). It is rumored that during the evening Little Richard tries to seduce Paul.
Later, performance at the Cavern, with Little Richard.

1963
'Please Please Me' LP number 1, 23rd week (UK Record Retailer chart).

[Some day between 7-13 October.] Strand Theatre, London. The Beatles see the play 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'.

1964
Studio 2 (control room only). 10.00-10.30am. Mono mixing: 'She's A Woman' (remix 1, from take 6). Stereo mixing: 'She's A Woman' (from take 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
Studio 2 (control room only). 2.30-3.00pm. Mono mixing: 'Eight Days A Week' (remix 1, from take 13). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

Brian Epstein Automobiles Limited is incorporated, with Brian one of its opening directors.

Wendy Hanson returns from the USA to work at Argyll Street NEMS office.

US LP release: 'Songs, Pictures And Stories Of The Fabulous Beatles'.

1965
Studio 2. 2.30-7.00pm. Recording: 'Run For Your Life' (takes 1-5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott/Phil McDonald. Studio 2. 7.00-11.30pm. Recording: 'This Bird Has Flown' (working title of 'Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)') (take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
First session for 'Rubber Soul'. First use of the sitar.

Opening night of James Baldwin's play 'Amen Corner', at the Saville Theatre, presented by Brian. Attendance of Brian, and his guests, Dusty Springfield, Sir Joseph Lockwood, Lionel Bart, Andrew Oldham, Walter Shenson, Dick James.

1966
'Yellow Submarine', 10th and last week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Eleanor Rigby', 10th and last week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

NEMS Enterprises admits that the Moody Blues have splitted up.

1967
De Lane Lea Music Recording Studios. 2.30-8.00pm. Mono mixing: 'It's All Too Much' (remixes 1, 2, from take 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Dave Siddle; 2nd Engineer: Mike Weighell.
Studio 3. 6.30pm-2.00am. Mono mixing: 'Blue Jay Way' (remixes 2-9, from take 3). Editing: 'Blue Jay Way' (of mono remixes 6, 9). Recording: 'Accordion (Wild)' (working title of 'Shirley's Wild Accordion') (takes 1-8, tape reduction take 8 into takes 9, 10, overdub onto take 10, takes 11-15). Mono mixing: 'Accordion (Wild)' (working title of 'Shirley's Wild Accordion') (remixes 1, 2, 3, from takes 10, 7, 14, respectively). Producer: John Lennon; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
First John official credit as producer in a Beatles session.

1968
'Hey Jude' number 1, 3rd week, 7th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

Studio 2 (control room only). 7.00pm-5.45am. Stereo mixing: 'Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey' (remix 1, from take 12); 'Helter Skelter' (remix 1-5, from take 21); 'Mother Nature's Son' (remixes 1, 2, from take 26); 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (remixes 1-4, from take 23). Mono mixing: 'Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey' (remix 1, from take 12); 'Mother Nature's Son' (remixes 1, 2, from take 26); 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (remix 10, from take 23); 'Long Long Long' (remix 1, from take 67). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

1st showing on US television of a 7-minute promotional short entitled 'A Mod Odyssey', including a footage of the Beatles at TVC (TV Cartoons Ltd).

1969
Russ Gibbs, of the WKNR-FM, affirms he has received an anonymous phone call saying that Paul has died.

Yoko miscarries. End of Yoko's stay at the King's College Hospital, London.

1983
'Say Say Say' number 1, 1st week (Billboard).

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Monday, October 11, 2010

October 11 - Today in Beatles History

John Lennon, Yoko Ono

1962
'Love Me Do' enters the favorite songs ranking published by 'Record Retailer'.

Cavern lunch session: Freddie and the Dreamers.

1963
[Some day between 7-13 October.] Strand Theatre, London. The Beatles see the play 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'.

Concert at the Stoke Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent.

1964
17.00 and 19.45. Concerts at the Odeon, Birmingham.

1965
Paul attends a session at Decca Studios, London, for Marianne Faithfull's version of 'Yesterday', meeting the producer Mike Leander.

Marriage of Gerry Marsden and Pauline Behan, at St Mary's Church, Woolton, Liverpool. Brian attends.

US release of 6 Capitol singles: 'Twist And Shout'/'There's A Place'; 'Love Me Do'/'P.S. I Love You'; 'Please Please Me'/'From Me To You'; 'Do You Want To Know A Secret'/'Thank You Girl'; 'Roll Over Beethoven'/'Misery'; 'Boys'/'Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!'

1967
Opening of Yoko's art exhibition, 'Half-A-Wind Show', at the Lisson Gallery, London.

1968
Studio 2. 3.00-6.00pm. Recording: 'Savoy Truffle' (overdub onto take 1).
Studio 2 (control room only). 6.00-12.00pm. Mono mixing: 'Piggies' (remixes 1-4, from take 12); 'Don't Pass Me By' (remix 1, from take 7 and edit of edit piece 4); 'Good Night' (remixes 1, 2, from take 34). Stereo mixing: 'Piggies' (remixes 1-3, from take 12); 'Don't Pass Me By' (remix 1, from take 7 and edit of edit piece 4); 'Good Night' (remix 1, from take 34). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Recording of brasses for 'Savoy Truffle'.

1971
US single release: 'Imagine'/'It's So Hard'.


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Sunday, October 10, 2010

October 10 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Hard Days Night

1962
Cavern lunch session: the Beatles.
Cavern evening session: the Beatles, the Four Jays, Ken Dallas and the Silhouettes.

1963
[Some day between 7-13 October.] Strand Theatre, London. The Beatles see the play 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'.

1964
'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 12th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

18.15 and 20.45. Concerts at the De Montfort Hall, Leicester.

Brian gets the British representation of the American group New Christy Minstrels, and plans to take them to the UK for one week of radio and television promotion in January.

1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-7.15am. Recording: 'Piggies' (overdub onto take 12); 'Glass Onion' (overdub onto take 33). Stereo mixing: 'Glass Onion' (remixes 1, 2, from take 33); 'Rocky Raccoon' (remix 1, from take 10); 'Long Long Long' (remixes 1-4, from take 67). Mono mixing: 'Glass Onion' (remixes 10, 11, from take 33). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Studio 3. Time unknown. Recording: 'Why Don't We Do It In The Road' (overdub onto take 5, tape reduction take 5 into take 6, overdub onto take 6). Producer: not assigned; Engineer and 2nd Engineer: Ken Townsend.
Recording of strings for 'Piggies' and 'Glass Onion'.

1989

Paul's concert in Paris (Get Back Tour).

1995
LP release: 'Working Class Hero', tribute album for John.

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Saturday, October 9, 2010

October 9 - Today in Beatles History

John Lennon, Beatles

1940
18.30. John Lennon is born at the Maternity Hospital, Oxford Street, Liverpool.

1962
Cavern lunchtime session: the Big Three.
Cavern evening session: Buddy Brittain and the Regents, the Big Three, the Undertakers, and the Strangers.

Visit to the editorial office of 'Record Mirror', 116 Shaftesbury Avenue, London.

1963
'She Loves You', 6th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Please Please Me' LP, 29th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

BBC Paris Studio, London. 10.00-11.00pm. Recording for BBC's 'The Ken Dodd Show': 'She Loves You'.

Broadcast of 'The Mersey Sound' ['The Mersey Beat'?], television BBC documentary. It includes images and an interview with Brian.

[Some day between 7-13 October.] Strand Theatre, London. The Beatles see the play 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'.

Recording for BBC's 'The Public Ear'.

(After 8 October's midnight.) The Beatles see a Ronald Kirk performance at the Ronnie Scott Club, London.

1964
18.15 and 20.40. Concert at the Gaumont Theatre, Bradford.
Start of UK tour, with Mary Wells, Tommy Quickly, Sounds Incorporated, Michael Haslam, the Remo Four, the Rustiks, and Bob Bain.

Brian and Lionel Bart announce a concert starring Judy Garland.It never materializes.

Recording of three themes at the Granville Theatre, London, before an audience, for the US TV programme 'Shindig'. One of the songs is 'The House Of The Rising Sun'.

1965
Party organized by Lionel Bart to celebrate the opening of his new musical 'Twang!'. Brian and all 4 Beatles among the guests.

1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-5.30am. Stereo mixing: 'The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill' (remix 1, 2, from take 3). Mono mixing: 'The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill' (remix 1, from take 3). Recording: 'Long Long Long' (overdub onto take 67). Tape copying: 'Helter Skelter' (of take 3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Studio 1. Time unknown. Recording: 'Why Don't We Do It In The Road' (takes 1-5). Producer: not assigned; Engineer and 2nd Engineer: Ken Townsend.
Copy of take 3 of 'Helter Skelter', for Paul. Paul alone works on 'Why Don't We Do It In The Road'.

1969
Yoko is taken to the King's College Hospital, London. She suffers a miscarriage.

1970
Abbey Road. End of recordings for 'John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band'.

1971
Opening of Yoko's exhibition 'This Is Not Here' at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York. John is guest artist.

John, Yoko, Ringo, Mal Evans, Allen Ginsberg, Eric Clapton, Phil Spector, Klaus Voorman, Neil Aspinal and Jim Keltner celebrate John's birthday in a New York hotel room. Drunken jam session.

1975

1.00am. Yoko has throes of childbirth.
New York Hospital. Morning. Sean Taro Ono Lennon is born.

1979
John and SEan's birthdays are celebrated at the restaurant Tavern on the Green, Central Park, New York.

1980
In New York's sky, planes write congratulatory words for John and Sean, for their birthday.

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Friday, October 8, 2010

October 8 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Ringo Starr, White Album

1962
Lunch time Cavern session: The Beatles.

EMI House, ground floor studio. Recording for Radio Luxembourg's 'The Friday Spectacular'.

1963
[Some day between 7-13 October.] Strand Theatre, London. The Beatles see the play 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'.

1964
Enfield Town Driving Test Centre, Enfield Town, Middlesex. Morning. Ringo takes his driving test, successfully.

Studio 2. 2.30-6.00pm. Recording: 'She's A Woman' (takes 1-7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott/ Mike Stone.
Ringo uses the chocalho for the first time. First session for 'I Feel Fine'/'She's A Woman'.

1965
First night of 'Star Scene '65', at the Granada Cinema, Bedford. First anyone's official association (Brian's, in this case), with a pirate radio company (Radio London): Everly Brothers, supported by Cilla Black, Lionel Bart and his Kick Dancers, Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas, Paddy, Klaus and Gibson, the Marionettes, and the Alan Elsdon Band.

1966
''Yesterday'... And Today', 16th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).

1968
Studio 2. 4.00pm-8.00am. Recording: 'It's Been A Long Long Long Time' (working title of 'Long Long Long') (overdub onto take 67); 'I'm So Tired' (takes 1-14); 'The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill' (takes 1-3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Mike Sheady.
First female 'lead vocal' on a Beatles recording (Yoko Ono, on 'The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill').
Visit at the studio: Maureen Starkey.

1971
UK LP release: 'Imagine'.

1980
John and Yoko sign a contract with Geffen Records for the distribution of 'Double Fantasy'.

1988
2nd episode of a BBC series, essentially based on 'The Beatles At The Beeb' collection.

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Thursday, October 7, 2010

October 7 - Today in Beatles History

Beatles, Paul McCartney, Guitar

1962
Night Cavern session: The Beatles, Red River Jazzmen, The Bluegenes, The Zodiacs.

1963
Date proposed by Brian to Alistair Taylor to have lunch together.

Concert at the Caird Hall, Dundee.

[Some day between 7-13 October.] Strand Theatre, London. The Beatles see the play 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'.

1964
Meeting of the Beatles, Brian and Walter Shenson to discuss plans for the next film.

1965
'Kinfauns', Esher, Surrey. George photographic session with 'Beatles Book' photographer Leslie Bryce for the magazine's 'at home' series.

1967
The Beatles reject a millionaire offer to play the Shea Stadium.

1968
Studio 2. 2.30pm-7.00am. Tape copying: 'Honey Pie' (of remix mono 1 and remix stereo 1); 'Martha My Dear' (of remix mono 1 and remix stereo 2). Stereo mixing: 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' (remix 1, from take 25). Mono mixing: 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' (remixes 1, 2, from take 25). Recording: 'It's Been A Long Long Long Time' (working title of 'Long Long Long') (takes 1-67). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Mike Sheady.

1975
A US Court of Appeals cancels the order to deport John from the USA. End of the process of deportation.

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