Beatles history
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Today in Beatles history
1961 - Performance at the Top Ten Club, 136 Reeperbahn, Hamburg, Germany.
1963 - The Royal Albert Hall, London. 9.10-10.15pm. Broadcasting live BBC's `Swingin' Sound '63': `Twist And Shout'; `From Me To You'. Only appearance on live concerts at the Albert Hall transmitted by the BBC. The bill includes Del Shannon, who decides to record a Beatles' song. Jane attends `Swingin' Sound '63' with reporter Tony Aspler, of `Radio Times', to give him her impressions of the show. After the concert at the Albert Hall, Paul meets Jane.
1964 - `With The Beatles' number 1, 20th week (UK Record Retailer chart). `Can't Buy Me Love' number 1, 3rd week; 3rd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
1964 - Appearance on ATV's `Morecambe And Wise Show'.
1964 - Chelsea Manor Buildings (Hall Of Remembrance). Rehearsal for `Around The Beatles'.
1965 - Abbey Road, Room 65. 10.00am-12.30pm. Mono mixing: `Help!' (remixes 1-3, from take 12). Stereo mixing: `Help!' (remix 1, from take 12); `The Night Before' (remix 2, from take 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald. Mono remix of `Help!' for United Artists.
1965 - Cilla Black's debut on `Sunday Night At The London Palladium'.
1965 - ABC-TV transmits the first part of the `New Musical Express' Poll Winner's Concert (recorded 11 April 1965).
1966 - Opening of Cilla Black's season at the Savoy Hotel, London. Brian presents her with a portable television to celebrate the event.
1966 - Chris Curtis joins Pye Records as discographic producer.
1966 - The Cavern is sold for 5,500 pounds to Joseph Davey, from Wallasey, pastry-cook and owner of a restaurant..
1966 - Evening. John and George see the Lovin' Spoonful at the Marquee club, London. George meets Eric Clapton for the second time.
1968 - Lunchtime. Club Le Prince, discoteque Revolution. John and Ringo attend a party to launch Bill Records.
1969 - Studio 3. 2.30-10.30pm. Recording: `Old Brown Shoe' (overdub onto take 4). Studio 3 (control room only). 10.30pm-1.00am. Stereo mixing: `Old Brown Shoe' (remixes 5-23, from take 4). Studio 2. 1.00-4.30am. Recording: `I Want You' (later known as `I Want You (She's So Heavy)') (overdub onto unnumbered Trident master; reduction of unnumbered Trident master, called take 1; overdub onto take 1). Stereo mixing: `I Want You' (later known as `I Want You (She's So Heavy)') (unnumbered rough remix, from take 1). Producer: Chris Thomas; Engineer: Jeff Jarratt; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.
1970 - `Let It Be' single, 6th week in the Top 30 (Billboard). `Live Peace In Toronto', 15th week in the ranking (Billboard).
1975 - UK single release: `Stand By Me'/`Move Over Mrs. L'.
1975 - John is interviewed for BBC's `The Old Grey Whistle Test'.
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