Beatles

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11th May 1963, The Beatles started a 30 week run at No.1 on the UK album charts with their debut album Please Please Me, making it the longest running No.1 album by a group ever. The bands follow up ‘With The Beatles’ replaced it at the top of the charts on 7th December 1963 and […]

2nd 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://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/the-beatles-abbey-road/ The Beatles – Abbey Road On 26th Sept 1969, The Beatles […]

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 […]

24th April 1976, Paul and Linda McCartney spent the evening with John Lennon at his New York Dakota apartment and watched Saturday Night Live on TV. Producer of the show Lorne Michaels made an offer on air asking The Beatles to turn up and play three songs live. Lennon and McCartney thought about taking a […]

21st April 1967, Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles completed the sessions for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The final recordings were a short section of gibberish and noise which would follow 'A Day in the Life', in the run-out groove. They recorded assorted noises and voices, which engineer Geoff Emerick […]

Watch ARCH ENEMY’s ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ And FIREWIND’s GUS G. Cover THE BEATLES’ ‘Yesterday’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/watch-arch-enemys-alissa-white-gluz-and-firewinds-gus-g-cover-the-beatles-yesterday/ Watch ARCH ENEMY’s ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ And FIREWIND’s GUS G. Cover THE BEATLES’ ‘Yesterday’ On April 17, ARCH ENEMY singer Alissa White-Gluz and former OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G. took part in a performance on Crowdcast as part of the #TogetherAtHome series, […]

18th April 1964, The Beatles appeared on the UK TV comedy program The Morecambe and Wise Show, playing ‘This Boy’, ‘All My Loving’, and ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ and also participate in comedy sketches with Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise. The Beatles also held the UK and US No.1 position on this day […]

14th April 1969, The recording of 'The Ballad Of John and Yoko' took place, with just two Beatles, Paul McCartney and John Lennon. Paul played bass, drums and piano with John on guitars and lead vocals. The song was banned from many radio stations as being blasphemous. On some stations, the word 'Christ' was edited […]

10th April 1970, 27 year-old Paul McCartney issued a press statement, announcing that The Beatles had split, (one week before the release of his solo album). McCartney said, 'I have no future plans to record or appear with The Beatles again, or to write any music with John'. John Lennon, who had kept his much-earlier […]

6th April 1966, The first session of what would become The Beatles album Revolver started in the evening at Abbey Road studios London, with the recording of the basic track of a new John Lennon song ‘Tomorrow Never Knows.’ https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/the-beatles-revolver/ The Beatles – Revolver When released in August 1966, not everyone loved The Beatles seventh […]


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