Saturday, March 22, 2014

Today in Beatles History (22 Mar)


1963
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.

1964
Private launch party for 'In His Own Write' at 30 Bedfore Square, offices of publisher Jonathan Cope. John attends.

1965
US LP release: 'The Early Beatles'.

1967
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.

1969
'Yellow Submarine' LP, 10th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).
'Unfinished Music Number 1---Two Virgins' number 124, its highest position (Billboard).

1971
US single release: 'Power To The People'/'Touch Me'.

1982
US single release: 'Beatles Movie Medley'/'I'm Happy Just to Dance With You'.
US LP release: 'Reel Music'.

1993
Paul's concert in Paramatta, Sydney ('The New World Tour').

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