Friday, February 28, 2014

Today in Beatles History (28 Feb)

A letter is sent by a lawyer on behalf of Brian, to a man of Liverpool who had murmured about Brian's motivations on managing the Beatles, demanding an apollogize and warranty not to repeat the comments.

Performance at the Cavern, with Gerry and the Pacemakers, and the Searchers.

Paul and John compose 'From Me To You' on the artists car going from York to Shrewsbury, during the Helen Shapiro tour.
Concert at the Granada, Shrewsbury (Helen Shapiro tour).

Brian and Dick James officially found Northern Songs Ltd.

UK Polydor single release: 'Why (Can't You Love Me Again)'/'Cry For A Shadow'.

UK single release: 'A World Without Love', 1st by Peter and Gordon.

Number 1 Studio, Piccadilly Theatre, London. 6.30-9.00pm. Recording for BBC's 'From Us To You' (2nd edition): 'From Us To You'; 'You Can't Do That'; 'Roll Over Beethoven'; 'Till There Was You'; 'I Wanna Be Your Man'; 'Please Mister Postman'; 'All My Loving'; 'This Boy'; 'Can't Buy Me Love'; 'From Us To You'.

'With The Beatles' number 1, 13th week (UK Record Retailer chart).
'I Want To Hold Your Hand' number 1, 5th week; 7th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
'She Loves You', 6th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
'Please Please Me', 5th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
'I Saw Her Standing There', 4th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).

Transmision of ABC-TV's show 'The Big Out' (recorded 23 February 1964).

Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.00am. Recording: 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds' (rehearsal only). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.

Abbey Road. Cilla Black records 'Step Inside Love'.

The Cavern closes.

Ringo starts shooting of 'The Magic Christian'.

Yoko, with John on guitar, records 'AOS', at the Royal Albert Hall.

Abbey Road, Room 4. Time unknown. Stereo mixing: 'For You Blue' (remixes 1-8). Producer: Malcolm Davies; Engineer: Peter Bown; 2nd Engineer: Richard Langham.

'Live Peace In Toronto', 8th week in the ranking (Billboard).
'Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)', 2nd week in the ranking (Billboard).

John's US non-immigrant visa expires. John's immigration lawyer asks for an extension of his 6-month non-immigrant visa.

Moyzes Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislavia. Recording of 'The Beatles Go Baroque', with Peter Breiner and his chamber orchestra. Producer: Leos Komarek; Engineer: Otto Nopp.

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