Sunday, June 15, 2014

Today in Beatles History (15 Jun)

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1961
Performance at the Top Ten Club, Hamburg.

1962
5.00-5.29pm. BBC's 'Here We Go' broadcast (recorded 11 June 1962).

Lunch and evening: Performance at the Cavern, with the Soiderman.

1963
'Please Please Me' LP number 1, 6th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

Performance at City Hall, Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire.
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1964
US single release: 'Nobody I Know', with Peter and Gordon. US LP release: 'Souvenir Of Their American Visit'.

A tape of the Beatles in concert is played on an Australian radio programme called 'Beatles Show' (recorded 12 June 1964, in Adelaide).

Two performances at the Festival Hall, Melbourne. Ringo is back on drums.

1965
Studio 2. 2.30-5.30pm. Recording: 'It's Only Love' (takes 1-6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.

'Daily Mirror' headline: 'Two MBEs sent back because of Beatles'.

1966
'Rubber Soul', 28th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Paperback Writer', 1st week in the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart). [?]

US LP release: ''Yesterday'... And Today', with original butcher's cover.
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1967
US gold certification: 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'.

1968
John and Yoko appear on the 'National Sculpture Exhibition', at the Coventry Cathedral. Peace acorns are planted outside Coventry Cathedral.

Arts Lab, Drury Lane, London. End of exhibition of John and Yoko's first joint venture. [?]

1969
'The Ballad Of John And Yoko' number 1.

1974
Wings' Denny Seiwell is replaced by Geoff Britton on drums.

1992
Ringo and his All-Stars band's concert at the Pine Knob Music Theater, Clarkston, Michigan.

1993
Paul's concert at the Blockbuster Pavillion, Charlotte, North Carolina ('The New World Tour', end of American tour). Televised live.

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