Monday, March 17, 2014

Today in Beatles History (17 Mar)


1945
Patricia Anne Boyd is born.

1962
Party at the family house in Huyton, thrown by Dolly, mother of Vera and Joan Brown, who has become engaged to Sam Leach. Guests, among others: the Beatles, Brian, Rory Storm, Bob Wooler. Brian pursues Vera all night.

1963
Concert at the Embassy, Peterborough (Chris Montez and Tommy Roe tour).

1964
Shooting for 'A Hard Day's Night': Beatles dancing to 'I Wanna Be Your Man' and 'Don't Bother Me', at The Garrison, downstairs area of Les Ambassadeurs, London.

1967
Studio 2. 7.00pm-12.45am. Recording: 'She's Leaving Home' (takes 1-6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Recording of strings for 'She's Leaving Home'. The first woman specially recruited for a Beatles session participates: Sheila Bromberg (harp).

1969
US single release: 'Badge'.

1970
US gold certification: single 'Let It Be'.
US gold certification: 'Live Peace In Toronto 1969'.

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