Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Today in Beatles History (26 Feb)


1963
Concert at the Odeon, Taunton (Helen Shapiro Tour).

1964
Studio 2 (control room only). 10.00am-1.00pm. Mono mixing: 'You Can't Do That' (remixes 1-4, from take 9); 'Can't Buy Me Love' (from take 4).
Studio 2. 2.30-5.30pm. Recording: 'I Should Have Known Better' [re-make] (takes 4-22).
Studio 2. 7.00-10.00pm. Recording: 'And I Love Her' [re-make] (takes 3-19). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Richard Langham.
Remixes of 'You Can't Do That' and 'Can't Buy Me Love' for the UK and US.

US LP release: 'Jolly What! The Beatles And Frank Ifield On Stage'.

'Please Please Me' LP, 49th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles' number 1, 14th week (UK New Musical Express chart).

1965
The 'Jewish Chronicle' informs that Brian has agreed to be the first vice-president of the Finchley (London) Jewish Youth Club.

1967
Performance of Edwin Starr and Garnet Mimms at the Saville Theatre [?].
2nd performance of Chuck Berry at the Saville Theatre.

1969
'Yellow Submarine' LP, 6th week in the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart).

1970
US LP release: 'Hey Jude'.

A New York newspaper says that John declared that there is no point in doing the Peace Festival in Toronto, since the money is not being used for peace but for others to have profits.

1973
US single release: 'Death Of Samantha'/'Yang, Yang', by Yoko.

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