Thursday, February 6, 2014

Today in Beatles History (06 Feb 2014)


1962
Lunch at the Decca's session executive club on Albert Enbankment, of Brian, Dick Rowe and Beecher Stevens; Rowe and Stevens communicate Brian Decca's rejection.

1963
Concert at the Granada, Bedford (Helen Shapiro tour).

1964
Tickets for the Ed Sullivan Show sell out.

1965
'Rolling Stones II' replaces 'Beatles For Sale' as number 1 (UK Record Retailer chart).

1967
It is announced that the Beatles have signed contracts with EMI until 1976.

1968
Studio 1. 2.30-8.00pm. Tape copying: 'The Inner Light' (of take 5, numbered take 6). Recording: 'The Inner Light' (overdub onto take 6). Mono mixing: 'The Inner Light' (remix 1, from take 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Jerry Boys.
Recording of George vocal for 'The Inner Light'.
About 6.30pm. Harry Klein is contacted at home for the 'Lady Madonna' session.
8.00-9.00pm. Ringo appears on Cilla Black's live programme 'Cilla', at the BBC Television Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London. The recording session is interrupted to see the show.
Studio 1. 9.00pm-2.00am. Recording: 'Lady Madonna' (tape reduction take 3 into take 4, overdub onto take 4, tape reduction take 4 into take 5, overdub onto take 5). Mono mixing: 'Lady Madonna' (remixes 1, 2, from take 5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Jerry Boys.
Recording of vocal brass impersonation and brasses for 'Lady Madonna'.

Royal Garden Hotel, London. Paul participates in a press conference announcing the Leicester University's art festival.

1970
UK single release: 'Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)'/'Who Has Seen The Wind'.

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