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10th February 1967, The Beatles recorded the orchestral build-up for the middle and end of ‘A Day in the Life’. At the Beatles’ request, the orchestra members arrived in full evening dress along with novelty items. One violinist wore a red clown’s nose, while another, a fake gorilla’s paw on his bow hand. Others were […]

This isn’t a Beatles ’50 years ago today’ post. This is a Beatles ’60 years ago today’ post…. And then there were 3. The Quarrymen performed at the Wilson Hall in the Garston section of Liverpool, England on Feb. 8, 1958. After the show. Quarrymen member Paul McCartney introduces his friend George Harrison to John […]

54 years ago today, about four thousand Beatles’ fans were at London’s Heathrow Airport to see The Beatles off for their first trip as a band to the US. The band was traveling with their entourage of photographers and journalists, and Phil Spector. When the group arrived at New York’s newly renamed John F. Kennedy […]

2nd Feb 2013, A 1960’s Beatles Record Player, produced for fans as a commercial Beatles memorabilia item, fetched $12,100 in an online auction. The Record Player, which was highly-sought by Beatles collectors worldwide, was manufactured in a limited quantity. Because of this, some believed there was still a strong possibility a few remaining players to […]

31st January 1967, The Beatles spent a second day at Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Kent, England to complete filming for the ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ promotional video. The film was shot in colour, for the benefit of the US market, since UK television was still broadcasting only in black and white. Taking time out from filming John […]

On Jan. 30, 1969, The Beatles, along with Billy Preston, played a few songs on the rooftop of their office building at 3 Savile Row, London. People gathered in the streets and the police were called when some shop owners complained about the noise. They had decided to do the concert a few days earlier, […]

30th January 1969, The Beatles with Billy Preston, played their lunchtime rooftop gig on top of the Apple building on Savile Row, London. Lasting for just over 40 minutes it was the last time The Beatles performed live. The played ‘Get Back’, ‘Don’t Let Me Down’, ‘I’ve Got A Feeling’, ‘The One After 909’ and […]

On Jan. 20, 1964, the LP “Meet The Beatles!” was released in the US. Meet the Beatles! was the second Beatles album released in the United States. It was the first US Beatles album to be issued by Capitol Records. After constantly rejecting requests by both Brian Epstein and George Martin to release Beatles records […]

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 […]


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