Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Today in Beatles History (19 Feb)


1963
Evening. Performance at the Cavern.

1964
Brian flies from New York to England.

'Please Please Me' LP, 48th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles' number 1, 13th week (UK New Musical Express chart).

1965
Studio 2. 3.30-6.20pm. Recording: 'You're Going To Lose That Girl' (takes 2-3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

The Connaught Hotel, Carlos Place. Party in honour of the Beatles hosted by Sir Joseph Lockwood.

UK LP release: 'A Hard Day's Night', orchestral LP by George Martin.

1967
Chuck Berry performance at the Saville Theatre. Support acts: Del Shannon, the Canadians, and Hamilton and the Movement. Brian, John and Ringo attend. There's a big trouble at the concert, following Brian's dismissal of the house manager, Michael Bullock.

1968
Ringo, Paul, Maureen and Jane go to India. [18 February?]

1969
'Yellow Submarine' LP, 5th week in the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart).

1971
Royal Courts of Justice (Court 16), London. Beginning of Paul's trial against John, George and Ringo to seek the appointment of an official receiver to take over the Beatles' financial affairs and wrest control from Allen Klein.

1987
Taj Majal's concert at the Palimino Club, Hollywood. George, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty and Jesse Ed Davis join them on stage.

1996
Recording of 'Souvenir' begins in Sussex, England.

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