Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Today in Beatles History (25 Mar)

The Beatles shoot an 8 mm. film in Liverpool.

'Please Please Me' LP, 53rd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles' number 1, 18th week (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Can't Buy Me Love' number 1, 1st week in the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart).

Appearance on BBC-TV's 'Top Of The Pops' (filmed 19 March 1964).

Oluf Nissen photographic studio, London. Photographic session with Robert Whitaker. 'Butcher' photographs, and 1966 official handout photos taken. Recording of an interview with Tom Lodge released as a flexi-disc record with the 'Disc And Music Echo').

The Beatles receive 2 Ivor Novello awards, for 'Michelle' (most broadcast song, 1966) and 'Yellow Submarine' (most sold record, 1966).

John and Yoko enter the Amsterdam Hilton. Start of John and Yoko's 4-day bed-in at the Amsterdam Hilton.

Abbey Road, Room 4. Time unknown. Stereo mixing: 'For You Blue' (remix 1, remixes 2-8 of edit piece only); 'Teddy Boy' (remixes 1, 2); 'Two Of Us' (remixes 1, 2). Editing: 'For You Blue' (of stereo remixes 1, 5, called remix stereo 1); 'Teddy Boy' (of remix stereo 2). Producer: Phil Spector; Engineer: Peter Bown; 2nd Engineer: Roger Ferris.

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