Thursday, July 10, 2014

Today in Beatles History (10 Jul)

'Please Please Me' LP, 16th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Number 2 Studio, BBC Aeolian Hall. 10.30am-1.30pm. Recording for BBC's 'Pop Go The Beatles': 'Pop Go The Beatles'; 'Sweet Little Sixteen'; 'A Taste Of Honey'; 'Nothin' Shakin' (But The Leaves On The Trees)'; 'Love Me Do'; 'Lonesome Tears In My Eyes'; 'So How Come (No One Loves Me)'; 'Pop Go The Beatles'.

Number 2 Studio, BBC Aeolian Hall. 1.30-3.30pm. Recording for BBC's 'Pop Go The Beatles': 'Pop Go The Beatles'; 'Memphis, Tennessee'; 'Do You Want To Know A Secret'; 'Till There Was You'; 'Matchbox'; 'Please Mister Postman'; 'The Hippy Hippy Shake'; 'Pop Go The Beatles'.

Concert at the Winter Gardens, Margate, with Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

UK LP release: 'A Hard Day's Night'. UK single release: 'A Hard Day's Night'/'Things We Said Today'.
UK LP release: 'Off The Beatles Track'.

Evening: Liverpool premiere of 'A Hard Day's Night' at the Odeon Cinema. The Beatles and Brian attend.

Art exhibition sponsored by John: 'You Are Here'.

Studio 3. 7.00pm-1.30am. Recording: 'Revolution' (takes 1-10, tape reduction take 10 into takes 11-13, overdub onto take 13, tape reduction take 13 into takes 14, 15). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.

Studio 2. 2.30-11.30pm. Recording: 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' (overdub onto take 21). Stereo mixing: 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' (remixes 1-13, from take 21). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.

Louise French's body is cremated.

George attends the UK Grand Prix in Silverstone.

Westwood One radio broadcasts 'Oobu Joobu' Part 9.

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