Friday, January 10, 2014

Today in Beatles History (10 Jan 2014)


1962
Performance at the Cavern, with Gerry and the Pacemakers, and the Strangers.

1963
Concert at the Grafton Ballroom, Liverpool.

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

1965
Sid Bernstein calls Brian, proposing him a Beatles concert at the Shea Stadium.

1966
Brian is appointed a director of Lennon Books Limited.

US single release: 'Woman', with Peter and Gordon.

1967
Studio 3. 7.00pm-1.40am. Recording: 'Penny Lane' (overdub onto take 9). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Recording of various effects (scat singing, bell) for 'Penny Lane'.

1968
'Hello, Goodbye' number 1, 6th and last week (UK New Musical Express chart).

EMI Recording Studio, Bombay, India. 10.00am-7.00pm approx. George session.

New Delhi. The General Secretary of the Movement for the Spiritual Regeneration announces the Beatles will visit India to attend a trascendental meditation course.

1969
George leaves the Beatles.

1970
'Live Peace In Toronto', number 136, 1st week in the ranking (Billboard).

1971
Start of the trial after Paul's action.

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