Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Today in Beatles History (07 Jan 2014)


1944
Michael McCartney is born.

1963
Concert at the Majestic Ballroom, Birkenhead.

1964
'Beatles Christmas Show', at the Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, London.

The Playhouse Theatre, London. 2.30-4.00pm. Recoding for BBC's 'Saturday Club': 'All My Loving'; 'Money (That's What I Want)'; 'The Hippy Hippy Shake'; 'I Want To Hold Your Hand'; 'Roll Over Beethoven'; 'Johnnie B. Goode'; 'I Wanna Be Your Man'.
Only known recording of 'Johnnie B. Goode'. 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' is the same version recorded 17 December 1963.

1965
'Another Beatles Christmas Show' at the Hammersmith Odeon, London (two performances).

The New Christy Minstrels arrive in the UK from America. 1st American act presented in the UK by Brian. Reception in their honour at the US Embassy in London. Brian attends.

1967
Epstein applies for a special license to show cinema films at the Saville Theatre at midnight on Sundays, after the concerts.

Newspapers report that Epstein, Robert Stigwood and Georgie Fame were spotted deep in conversation at the Bag O'Nails club, London, recently.

''Yesterday'... And Today', 29th week in the Top 200 (Billboard).

1968
George flies to India for 5 days of sessions for 'Wonderwall'.

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