Sunday, February 9, 2014

Today in Beatles History (09 Feb 2014)

'Please Please Me' number 39 (UK Melody Market chart).

Concert at the Odeon, Sutherland (Helen Shapiro tour).

20.00. 1st live US performance: CBS's Ed Sullivan Show. US rating record (72.7%).
Pre-recording of an additional performance for the Ed Sullivan Show.

'We Can Work It Out', 10th and last week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Rubber Soul' number 1, 10th week (UK New Musical Express chart).

Regent Sound Studio. Time unknown. Recording: 'Fixing A Hole' (takes 1-3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Adrian Ibbetson; 2nd Engineer: unknown.
Recording of rythm track, vocals, harpsichord for 'Fixing A Hole'. 1st session for EMI recorded at an studio other than Abbey Road.

Transmision of 'Penny Lane'/'Strawberry Fields Forever' clips on BBC-TV's 'Top Of The Pops'.

Wings start an improvisate British tour.

John's live performance.

Paul's concert in Worcester ('Get Back Tour').

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