Saturday, January 25, 2014

Today in Beatles History (25 Jan 2014)

Vee Jay gets US contract to release Beatles records.

5.00-5.29pm. BBC's 'Here We Go' broadcast (all 16 January 1963 session but 'Three Cool Cats').

'With The Beatles' number 1, 8th week (UK Record Retailer chart).
'I Want To Hold Your Hand' number 3, 2nd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
'She Loves You', 1st week in the Top 100 (Billboard).

Brian writes in the 'Fabulous' magazine, proud of the achievements of Liverpool pop groups.

Performance at the Hambleton Hall, Liverpool, with Derry and the Seniors, and Faron and The Tempest Tornadoes.

Studio 1 (control room only). 6.30-8.30pm. Mono mixing: 'Penny Lane' (remixes 12-14, from take 9). Studio 1 (control room only). 9.00-10.00pm. Tape copying: 'Penny Lane' (of remix mono 14). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Remix, omitting some bits of piccolo trumpet at the end of 'Penny Lane'.

'Yellow Submarine' LP, 2nd week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

Apple Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Untitled Jamming'; 'On Our Way Home' (working title of 'Two Of Us'); 'Bye Bye Love'; 'George's Blues (Because You're Sweet And Lovely' (working title of 'For You Blue'); 'Let It Be'. Producer: George Martin?; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.

Paul flies from Tokyo to Amsterdam.

Paul's performance for MTV. Recording: 'Unplugged'. 

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