Beatles

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 […]

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 […]

21 June 1966, Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles recorded from start to finish, a new John Lennon song ‘She Said She Said’. The song was reportedly based on a bizarre conversation that Lennon had with Peter Fonda while John and George Harrison were tripping on LSD. https://youtu.be/dT–o3o4d5U The Beatles – She […]

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 […]

30 May 1968, The Beatles began recording what became known as The White Album. The double-LP whose official title was simply ‘The Beatles’ became the first Beatles album released with the Apple label. The first track they recorded was ‘Revolution’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/the-beatles-the-white-album/ The Beatles – The White Album Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: […]

22 May 1965, The Beatles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Ticket To Ride’, the group’s eighth US No.1. The American single’s label declared that the song was from the United Artists release Eight Arms to Hold You. This was the original title of the Beatles’ second movie; the title changed to […]

8 May 1970, The Beatles twelfth and final album, Let It Be was released, (it was recorded before the Abbey Road album, and was originally to be called ‘Get Back’). The album came in a deluxe-boxed edition with a ‘Get Back’ book. https://youtu.be/1LMSOfs10mA The Beatles – Let It Be (Official Music Video) Read the full […]

8 May 1970, The Beatles twelfth and final album, Let It Be was released, (it was recorded before the Abbey Road album, and was originally to be called ‘Get Back’). The album came in a deluxe-boxed edition with a ‘Get Back’ book. https://youtu.be/1LMSOfs10mA The Beatles – Let It Be (Official Music Video) Read the full […]

2 May 1969, The Beatles recorded a re-make of the new George Harrison song ’Something’ at Abbey Road Studios in London. They recorded 36 takes of the song, which included Billy Preston on piano. The track is featured on the Abbey Road album. https://youtu.be/UelDrZ1aFeY The Beatles – Something Read the full article at The Day […]

27 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 […]


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