Sunday, January 26, 2014

Today in Beatles History (26 Jan 2014)

10.00-12.00am. BBC's 'Saturday Club' broadcast (recorded 22 January 1963).

'We Can Work It Out', 8th and last week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Rubber Soul' number 1, 8th week (UK New Musical Express chart).

Apple Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Dig It' (version 2); 'Shake Rattle And Roll'; 'Kansas City'; 'Miss Ann'; 'Lawdy Miss Clawdy'; 'Blue Suede Shoes'; 'You Really Got A Hold On Me'; 'Tracks Of My Tears'; 'Let It Be'; 'George's Demo' (working title of 'Isn't It A Pity'); 'Let It Be'; 'The Long And Winding Road'. Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Neil Richmond.
Visit at the studio: Heather Eastman.

The idea of the performance on the Apple roof is conceived. This day's 'Let It Be' sequence shows that Ringo composed 'Octopus's Garden' during this period.

Morning: John composes 'Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)'.

Ringo and Maureen fly from London to the US to attend the 'The Magic Christian' premiere.

UK single release: 'My Sweet Lord'. 

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