Beatles

8 July 1966, The Beatles released the ‘Nowhere Man’ 4-track EP in the UK, which included: ‘Drive My Car’, ‘Michelle’ and ‘You Won’t See Me’. All four tracks were taken from The Beatles sixth UK studio album, Rubber Soul. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/the-beatles-rubber-soul/ The Beatles – Rubber Soul | This Day In Music When Rubber Soul was released […]

Happy 80th birthday to Ringo Starr, drums, vocals, Rory Storm and The Beatles. He sang lead vocals on one track on most Beatles albums, The Beatles scored 21 US No.1 & 17 UK No.1 singles. Starr had the solo 1974 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'You're Sixteen' plus 9 other US Top 40 hits. […]

4 July 1966, The Beatles played two shows at Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, Manila, in the Philippines to over 80,000 fans. The Beatles failed to appear at a palace reception hosted by President Marcos' family, who were not informed that the Beatles had declined their invitation. The Philippine media misrepresent this as a deliberate snub […]

2 July 1969, Working on tracks for the Abbey Road album, Paul McCartney recorded ‘Her Majesty’. Then Paul, George, and Ringo record 15 takes of ‘Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight’. John Lennon was absent, in hospital in Golspie, Scotland, following a car accident the previous day. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/clas…/the-beatles-abbey-road/ The Beatles – Abbey Road | This Day In […]

TOMMY LEE Says His Remix Of TYLA YAWEH/POST MALONE Song ‘Tommy Lee’ Sounds Like ‘NIRVANA Meets GREEN DAY Meets THE BEATLES’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/tommy-lee-says-his-remix-of-tyla-yaweh-post-malone-song-tommy-lee-sounds-like-nirvana-meets-green-day-meets-the-beatles/ TOMMY LEE Says His Remix Of TYLA YAWEH/POST MALONE Song ‘Tommy Lee’ Sounds Like ‘NIRVANA Meets GREEN DAY Meets THE BEATLES’ MÖTLEY CRÜE's Tommy Lee spoke to Army & Air Force Exchange Service's […]

23 June 1966, The Beatles had their tenth consecutive UK No.1 single with 'Paperback Writer' / 'Rain.' The track is marked by the boosted bass guitar sound throughout, partly in response to John Lennon demanding to know why the bass on a certain Wilson Pickett record far exceeded the bass on any Beatles records. It […]

10 June 1964, On their first world tour The Beatles took a flight from Hong Kong to Australia making an unscheduled fuel stop in Darwin, where over 400 fans greeted their aircraft. The Beatles then flew on to Sydney, where they arrive in the middle of a heavy downpour. The group were required to appear […]

1 June 1967, The Beatles released Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, in the UK. Recorded over a 129-day period beginning in December 1966, the album is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time and was the first Beatles album where the track listings were exactly the same for the UK and […]

20 May 1968, The Beatles armed with a bunch of new songs after their visit to India, met at George Harrison's home in Esher, Surrey. They taped 23 new songs on George's 4-track recorder, many of which would end up on The Beatles' next two albums, (The White Album) and Abbey Road. The demos include: […]

18th May 2011, https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/the-beatles-sgt-peppe…/John Lennon's handwritten lyrics for the 1967 Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' sold for $237,132 (£145,644) at an auction in the US. The sale of the sheet, which featured the song's third verse and the opening words to 'She's Leaving Home', took place at the Saban Theatre in Beverly […]


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