Saturday, March 22, 2014

Today in Beatles History (22 Mar)

11.03am. John Dennis Profumo stands up in the British Parliament to lie about his relationship with Christine Keller.

UK LP release: 'Please Please Me' (mono version).
UK single release: 'Misery', with Kenny Lynch. 1st cover of a Beatles song.

Performance at EMI House, Manchester Square, London. Presentation of silver disc for LP 'Please Please Me'.
Photographer present: Dezo Hoffmann.

Performance at the Gaumont, Doncaster.

Private launch party for 'In His Own Write' at 30 Bedfore Square, offices of publisher Jonathan Cope. John attends.

US LP release: 'The Early Beatles'.

Studio 2. 7.00pm-2.15am. Recording: 'Within You Without You' (overdub onto take 1, tape reduction take 1 into take 2). Mono mixing: 'Within You Without You' (remix 1, from take 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Studio 1 (control room only). 11.00pm-12.30am. Tape operator Graham Kirkby oversees the playback of 'Sgt Pepper's' titles finished to date, for any Beatle interested.

'Yellow Submarine' LP, 10th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).
'Unfinished Music Number 1---Two Virgins' number 124, its highest position (Billboard).

US single release: 'Power To The People'/'Touch Me'.

US single release: 'Beatles Movie Medley'/'I'm Happy Just to Dance With You'.
US LP release: 'Reel Music'.

Paul's concert in Paramatta, Sydney ('The New World Tour').

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