Saturday, July 12, 2014

Today in Beatles History (12 Jul)



1963
UK EP release: 'Twist And Shout'. UK EP release: 'My Bonnie'.

A new concert promotion company, NEMS Presentations Limited, is incorporated, with Brian one of the opening directors.

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

1964
In London, the 'Observer' publishes a praiseful review of 'A Hard Day's Night' film, specially of Ringo's work.

While on his way to the concert in Brighton in his E-type Jaguar, George is involved in a car accident in New King's Road at Munster Road, London.
Performance at the Hippodrome, Brighton, with Jimmy Nicol and the Fourmost.

Broadcast of parts of 'A Hard Day's Night' on the Ed Sullivan show.

1966
The Beatles receive 3 1965 Ivor Novello prizes: 'Yesterday' (most broadcast song), 'We Can Work It Out' (most sold song) and 'Help!' (2nd most sold song).

1967
Brian flies to Belgium.

1968
Studio 2. 3.00-11.00pm. Recording: 'Don't Pass Me By' (overdub onto take 7). Mono mixing: 'Don't Pass Me By' (remixes 1-4, from take 7); 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (remixes 10, 11, from take 23).
Studio 2. 12.00pm-4.00am. Recording: 'Revolution' (overdub onto take 16). Mono mixing: 'Revolution' (remixes 10-13, from take 16). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Recording of violin solo for 'Don't Pass Me By'.
John and Paul take home remixes of 'Ob-La=Di, Ob-La-Da' and 'Revolution'.

John puts his house up to sale, for 96,000 pounds.

1969
Ringo expresses his opinion about the banning of 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko' decided by some US radios.

'Get Back', 10th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).
'Give Peace A Chance', 1st week in the Top 28; 1st week in the ranking (Billboard).

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