Monday, July 7, 2014

Today in Beatles History (07 Jul)



Happy Birthday Ringo Starr!

1940
Richard Starkey is born.

1963
Ringo celebrates his birthday with relatives and musician friends.

Concert at the ABC, Blackpool.

1964
Studio E, BBC Lime Grove Studios. Filming of an insert for 'Top Of The Pops'.

1967
UK single release: 'All You Need Is Love'/'Baby, You're A Rich Man'.
First time George Martin gets a credit as producer on a Beatles' single.

Beginning of the European Song Cup contest, in the Casino at the Belgian coastal resort of Knokke-le-Zoute. The British team leaves for Knokke-le-Zoute.

1969
Studio 2. 2.30-11.45pm. Recording: 'Here Comes The Sun' (takes 1-13). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.
10.45-11.45pm. Re-recording and perfecting of acoustic guitar.
Recording of rythm track for 'Here Comes The Sun'.

US single release: 'Give Peace A Chance'/'Remember Love'.

The Plastic Ono Band plays at the Chelsea Town Hall to promote the single 'Give Peace A Chance'/'Remember Love'.

1970
Louise French dies in Liverpool.

1973
'Live And Let Die', number 2 (Billboard). 



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