Beatles

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19th Jan 1967, The Beatles began recording ‘A Day In The Life’ at Abbey Road studios London, recording four takes of the new song. According to Lennon, the inspiration for the first two verses was the death of Tara Browne, the 21-year-old heir to the Guinness fortune who had crashed his Lotus Elan on 18 […]

The Beatles released the LP “Yellow Submarine” on this day in the US in 1969. Here is what wikipedia has to say about it. Read it and then we will ask you a question: “Yellow Submarine is the tenth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 13 January 1969 in the […]

The Beatles released their second single “Please Please Me” in the UK on Jan. 11, 1963. It would be the first single released by them in the US when it came out on Feb. 25 of that year. It was originally a John Lennon composition, although its ultimate form was significantly influenced by George Martin. […]

31st Dec 1970, Paul McCartney filed a suit against the rest of The Beatles to dissolve their partnership. According to the court documents, McCartney’s main reason for wanting to legally break up the group stemmed from the decision taken by the others to to appoint Rolling Stones manager Allan Klein as their manager. McCartney didn’t […]

When The Beatles hit the scene, some kids started to wear their hair a little longer. When The Rolling Stones came along with long hair, it became the standard for just about all the teenagers in the UK. There were some barbers / hairdresser there that had been pretty vocal about the hair style hurting […]

Capitol Records released the LP “Beatles ’65” on Dec. 15, 1964. It was the Beatles’ fifth album issued by Capitol Records, but their seventh American album. The LP was also issued in Germany on the Odeon label. Beatles ’65 includes eight of the fourteen songs from Beatles for Sale (omitting “Eight Days a Week”, “Words […]

From the “oops” file. It was on Dec 13, 1961 that The Beatles played 2 shows at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. They did a lunchtime show and a night show. It was a pretty exciting night for the lads. Mike Smith, an A&R guy from Decca Records was coming to see them perform and […]

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The Beatles released their “Rubber Soul” LP on Dec. 3, 1965 . The album is regarded by fans and critics alike as one of the greatest albums in popular music history. In 2012, Rubber Soul was ranked number five on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time.” Rubber Soul is […]

The Beatles released the “Magical Mystery Tour” album in the US on Nov. 27, 1967. It would be released in Dec. in the UK as a double EP. Produced by George Martin, both versions include the six-song soundtrack to the 1967 film of the same name. Capitol Records had compiled an eleven-track LP through the […]


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