Beatles

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“It was 51 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play…..” The Beatles released the “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band” LP on June 1, 1967. When the band started recording this record, they had already made the decision to not play live shows anymore. That gave them the freedom to make music […]

On May 30, 1964, The Beatles had new competition in album sales. That was the day that The Rolling Stones released their debut LP titled “The Rolling Stones” and subtitled “England’s Newest Hit Makers” in the US. The American version was different from the version released in the UK in that the UK album cover […]

The Beatles released their 12th and final LP “Let It Be” in the US on May 18 (some sources say 17), 1970. It was released almost a month after the group’s break-up. Most of Let It Be was recorded in January 1969, before the recording and release of the Beatles’ album Abbey Road. For this […]

27th April 1966, The Beatles started recording the new John Lennon song ‘I’m Only Sleeping’ at Abbey Road studios London, England. The song features the then-unique sound of a reversed guitar duet played by George Harrison. It was released two months earlier in the United States on the album Yesterday And Today and did not […]

1st May 1966, The Beatles played live for the last time in the UK when they appeared at the NME Poll Winners concert at Wembley Empire Pool. The Beatles set included; ‘I Feel Fine’, ‘Nowhere Man’, ‘Day Tripper’, ‘If I Needed Someone’ and ‘I’m Down’. Also on the bill, The Spencer Davis Group, The Fortunes, […]

The Beatles released their 12th and final LP “Let It Be” on May 8, 1970. It was released almost a month after the group had broke-up. The album started out being named “Get Back,” where the band was hoping tp return to their earlier, less complicated approach to music. It was recorded and projected for […]

He even had a check ready…. On April 24, 1976, “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels went on air and offered The Beatles $3,000 if they would agree to reunite on the hit NBC-TV show. It was a parody of an offer that was made to the band in The New York Times. What Lorne […]

On April 15, 1964, The Beatles were filming their first movie, which at the time was titled “Beatlemania!” After a long day of filming, Ringo Starr said to the others that it’s been “a hard day’s night.” We would have loved to have seen the look on John Lennon’s face when he heard Ringo say […]

On April 14, 1963, The Beatles had a night off. Wanting to keep up on the local music scene, they decided to visit the Crawdaddy Club in Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey, England, to see an unsigned band. That band called them selves ” The Rolling Stones. Here is a picture of what the Stones looked like around […]

6th April 1967, The first master tape of The Beatles new album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was made. The song order on side one is different from the final product at this point, the last five songs on that side being initially ordered as follows: ‘Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite’, ‘Fixing […]


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