Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Today in Beatles History (01 Jan 2014)


1962
Test session for Decca due to start at 11.00am. Decca Studios, at West Hampstead. Recording: 'Like Dreamers Do'; 'Money (That's What I Want)'; 'Till There Was You'; 'The Sheik Of Araby'; 'To Know Her Is To Love Her'; 'Take Good Care Of My Baby'; 'Memphis, Tennessee'; 'Sure To Fall'; 'Hello Little Girl'; 'Three Cool Cats'; 'Crying Waiting Hoping'; 'Love Of The Loved'; 'September In The Rain'; 'Besame Mucho'; 'Searchin''.
After the session, Brian returns to Liverpool.

Decca's test session, at West Hampstead, of Brian Poole and the Tremeloes.

1963
End of last season of Star Club performances.

Tour of Ireland begins.

1964
'Beatles Christmas Show' at the Astoria, Finsbury Park, London.

'She Loves You', 18th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Please Please Me' LP, 41st week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles' number 1, 6th week (UK New Musical Express chart).
'I Want To Hold Your Hand' number 1, 5th week (UK New Musical Express chart).

1965
'Another Beatles Christmas Show' at the Hammersmith Odeon, London (two performances).

1969
'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' by 'Marmalade' number 1 (UK Record Retailer chart).

1981
Scheduled UK release date for 'Walking On Thin Ice'. 

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