Sunday, April 13, 2014

Today in Beatles History (13 Apr)

Start of Star Club performances.

Studio E, BBC Lime Grove Studios, London. Filming appearance on BBC-TV's 'The 625 Show'. 1st BBC-TV appearance.
Evening. Home of Bruce Welch, 157 Headstone Lane, North Harrow, Middlesex. Party thrown by Welch. The Beatles attend. They meet Cliff Richard for the first time.

The title of the new film, 'A Hard Day's Night', is announced to the press.

US gold certification: 'The Beatles' Second Album'.

Studio 2. 7.00-11.00pm. Recording: 'Help!' (takes 1-12). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

The Beatles receive two Grammy Awards for 1964: Best New Artist Of 1964 and Best Performance by a Vocal Group ('A Hard Day's Night').

'Rubber Soul', 19th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Studio 3. 2.30-6.30pm. Recording: 'Granny Smith' (working title of 'Love You To') (tape reduction take 6 into take 7, overdub onto take 7). Mono mixing: 'Granny Smith' (working title of 'Love You To') (remixes 1-3, from take 7). Editing: 'Granny Smith' (working title of 'Love You To') (of mono remixes 1-3).
Studio 3. 8.00pm-2.30am. Recording: 'Paperback Writer' (takes 1-2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.

Article accusing Allen Klein is published on 'Sunday Times' 'Insight' column.

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