Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Today in Beatles History (04 Feb 2014)


1965
Shepperton Film Studios. Brian tele-recording for 'Hullabaloo', interviewing and presenting the Searchers, Billy J. Kramer, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, Georgie Fame, Joe Brown, and the Moody Blues.

Maclen (Music) Limited, publishing company for Lennon and McCartney, is incorporated, with Brian one of its opening directors.

1966
Garrick Theatre, London. George and Pattie, with Brian, see the play 'Little Malcolm And His Struggle Against The Eunuchs'.

1967
Manager Gordon Mills considers Epstein's offer for a Tom Jones season at the Saville Theatre.
Brian is set for a holiday in Mexico next month.
A Rolls-Royce Pahntom V is the last Brian's pride and joy.
In a new ruling at the Saville Theatre, comperes must not mention Epstein's name.

1968
Studio 3. 2.30-5.30pm. Recording: 'Across The Universe' (takes 1-7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Studio 3. 8.00pm-2.00am. Recording: 'Across The Universe' (overdub onto take 7, tape reduction take 7 into take 8, overdub onto take 8, sound effects takes 1-3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Martin Benge; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Recording of female harmonies (1st and only fans invited---by Paul---to contribute to a session) and of (not used) effects.

The Black Centre, London. Roof of a single storey workshop to the rear. John and Yoko give Michael X a bag with their recently shorn hair in exchange for a pair of Muhammed Ali boxing shorts.

US Attorney General John Mitchell receives a secret memo from Senator Strom Thurmond, suggesting that John be deported.

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