Beatles

3 Dec 1965, The Beatles sixth studio album Rubber Soul was released. Often referred to as a folk rock album, Rubber Soul incorporates a mix of pop, soul and folk musical styles. The title derives from theSee More colloquialism “plastic soul”, which referred to soul played by English musicians. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/the-beatles-rubber-soul/ The Beatles – Rubber Soul […]

24 Nov 1966, The Beatles got together for the first time since their return from the summer tour of the United States, ready to record a new album. The first song selected for recording was John Lennon’s ‘See MoreStrawberry Fields Forever’, which would not end up on the album, but as The Beatles’ next single. […]

22 Nov The Beatles double White Album was released in the UK. Featuring ‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da’, ‘Dear Prudence’, ‘Helter Skelter’, ‘Blackbird’ ‘Back In The USSR’ and George Harrison’s ‘While My Guitar GentlySee More Weeps’. Priced at £3.13 shillings, ($8.76), it spent eight weeks as the UK No.1 album. Do you have a favourite track from the […]

11 Nov 1965, The final recording session for The Beatles Rubber Soul album took place, at Abbey Road, London. They needed three new songs to finish the album so an old song ‘Wait’ was pulled off the shelf andSee More the group recorded two new songs from start to finish. Paul’s ‘You Won’t See Me’ […]

7 Nov 1967, The Beatles finished recording ‘Blue Jay Way’, ‘Flying’ and ‘Magical Mystery Tour.’ The Beatles have only six songs, not enough for an album so decided to issue a double-EP. Capitol Records didn’tSee More think the double-EP format would be acceptable for the US market, so they decide to put out an album […]

4 Nov 1963, The Beatles topped the bill at The Royal Variety Show at The Prince Of Wales Theatre, London. With the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret in the audience, this was the night when John Lennon madeSee More his famous remark ‘In the cheaper seats you clap your hands. The rest of you, just […]

1 Nov 1969, The Beatles scored their 13th US No.1 album with Abbey Road. The final studio recordings from the group featured two Harrison songs; ‘Something’ & ‘Here Comes The Sun’. The cover supposedlySee More contained clues adding to the ‘Paul Is Dead’ phenomenon: Paul is barefoot and the car number plate ‘LMW 281F’ supposedly […]

21 Oct 1965, Wanting to improve on a previous recording session The Beatles started from scratch on a new song called ‘Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)’, finishing recordings in three takes. They also begin working on another new John Lennon song ‘Nowhere Man.’ https://youtu.be/R4ZE4arxJwc The Beatles – Nowhere Man (live!) Read the full article […]

16 Oct 1965, The Beatles recorded ‘Day Tripper’ at Abbey Road studio’s London in three takes, they then added vocals and other overdubs, completing the song before the end of the day. https://youtu.be/AYZlME0mQB8 The Beatles – Day Tripper (Official Video) Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10164049135105167

6 Oct 1969, George Harrison’s song ’Something’ was released as the “A” side of a Beatles’ 45, a first for Harrison. Along with Lennon and McCartney’s ‘Come Together’, the single went on reach No.1 on the US chart the following month. Both tracks were lifted from the Abbey Road album. https://youtu.be/UelDrZ1aFeY The Beatles – Something […]


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