Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Today In Beatles History (29 Jul)

4pm. Washington Hotel, London. 32 photographs taken by 'Radio Times' photographer Don Smith in a bedroom.
Later, photo session with Marc Sharratt on the hotel roof, and individual photos (order: George, Ringo, John, Paul).

Concert at the Ice Hockey Stadium, Stockholm. John and Paul suffer an electric discharge when they touch the microphones while playing 'Long Tall Sally'.

Brian resigns his directorship with NEMS Limited.

'A Hard Day's Night' single number 1, 3rd week (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles', 36th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

'Help!' premiere at the London Pavilion. The Beatles and Brian attend.
After, party at the Dorchester Hotel.

US 'Datebook' magazine publishes John declarations on Christianism.

Night: John and Yoko arrive at the Apple stores. Yoko takes various articles.

Studio 2. 8.30pm-4.00am. Recording: 'Hey Jude' (takes 1-6). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Rehearsal of 'Hey Jude'.
During 'Hey Jude' recording: filming for 'Experiment In Television'.

Studio 3. 2.30-10.45pm. Recording: 'Come Together' (overdub onto take 9); 'Sun King'/'Mean Mr Mustard' (overdub onto take 35). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.
Recording of guitar solo for 'Come Together'.

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

Paul's concert in Chicago. End of 'Get Back' tour. 

Have a groovy vintage retro day!

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