Friday, August 1, 2014

Today in Beatles History (01 Aug)

Performance at the Cavern, with Gerry and the Pacemakers, and the Mersey Beats.

The Playhouse Theatre, Manchester. 1.30-4.00pm. Recording for BBC's 'Pop Go The Beatles': 'Pop Go The Beatles'; 'Ooh! My Soul'; 'Don't Ever Change'; 'Twist And Shout'; 'She Loves You'; 'Anna (Go To Him)'; 'A Shot Of Rythm And Blues'; 'Pop Go The Beatles'.

The Playhouse Theatre, Manchester. 4.00-6.00pm. Recording for BBC's 'Pop Go The Beatles': 'Pop Go The Beatles'; 'From Me To You'; 'I'll Get You'; 'Money (That's What I Want)'; 'There's A Place'; 'Honey Don't'; 'Roll Over Beethoven'; 'Lucille'; 'Baby It's You'; 'Pop Go The Beatles'.

1st issue of 'The Beatles Monthly Book', published by Sean O'Mahony.

Concert at Southport.

'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 2nd week (UK 'Record Retailer' chart).

Ringo appears on BBC-TV's 'Juke Box Jury' (filmed 25 July 1964).

Performance for the 'Blackpool Night Out', broadcast live on TV.

Beatles burn-in" organized by two radio announcers.

George and Pattie Harrison, Neil Aspinall, Alex the Magician and Jennie Boyd visit the Haight-Ashbury district, San Francisco.

Premiere of 'Film Number 4', by Yoko.

Trident Studios. 5.00pm-3.00am. Recording: 'Hey Jude' (overdub onto take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Barry Sheffield; 2nd Engineer: unknown.
5.00-8.00pm. Recording bass, lead and backing vocals.
8.00-11.00pm. Recording orchestra.

Studio 2. 2.30-10.30pm. Recording: 'Because' (takes 1-23, overdub onto take 16). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.
First of three 3-part vocal recordings.

'Live Peace In Toronto', 30th week in the ranking (Billboard).

Yoko suffers a miscarriage.

First concert for Bangla Desh, at the Madison Square Garden.

John flies from New York to London.

Dhani Harrison is born.

George starts Hand Made Films.

Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).

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