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8th Sept 1968, The Beatles performed 'Hey Jude' on the UK television show 'Frost On Sunday' in front of an invited audience. The song was the first single from The Beatles' record label Apple Records and at over seven minutes in length, 'Hey Jude' was, at the time, the longest single ever to top the […]

5th Sept 1967, Working at Abbey Road studios, London, The Beatles began recording John Lennon’s new song ‘I Am the Walrus’, recording 16 takes of the basic backing track. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/i-am-the-walrus/ The Beatles: Taking apart the lyrics to I Am The Walrus | This Day In Music On 29 Sept 1967, working at Abbey Road in […]

4th Sept 1968, The Beatles recorded promotional videos for ‘Hey Jude’ and ‘Revolution’ at Twickenham Film Studios. The vocals are recorded live over the pre-recorded instrumental tracks to get round the current British Musicians Union ban on lip-sync performances. For ‘Hey Jude’, The Beatles were accompanied by a 36-piece orchestra and 300 fans and other […]

28th August 1964, After playing a show at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, New York, The Beatles met Bob Dylan for the first time at The Delmonico Hotel. Dylan and mutual journalist friend Al Aronowitz introduce the Fab Four to marijuana.https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/help/ Help! Hi Hi Hi…When The Beatles Met Bob Dylan | This Day In Music On […]

18th August 1962, Ringo Starr made his debut with The Beatles at the horticultural society Dance, Birkenhead, England, having had a two-hour rehearsal in preparation. This was the first appearance of The Beatles as the world would come to know them: John, Paul, George, and Ringo. More on Ringo here: https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-…/starr-of-the-beatles/ Starr of the Beatles, […]

https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/the-beatles-invent-stadium-rock/ The Beatles Invent Stadium Rock At the peak of Beatlemania on Sunday 15 August 1965 The Beatles invented stadium rock. Their record-breaking performance at New York's Shea Stadium was the highlight of the group's 1965 tour and became a milestone Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161952035035167

15th August 1965, The Beatles set a new world record for the largest attendance at a pop concert when they played in front of 55,600 fans at Shea Stadium in New York City. The Beatles were paid $160,000 for the show, the set list included: ‘Twist and Shout’, ‘She's a Woman’, ‘I Feel Fine’, ‘Dizzy […]

12th August 1964, The Beatles first film A Hard Day’s Night opened in 500 American cinemas to rave reviews. The film was a financial and critical success. Time magazine rated it as one of the all-time great 100 films. A Hard Day’s Night Official Remastered Trailer (2014) – The Beatles Movie HD Subscribe to TRAILERS: […]

8th August 1969, The photo session for the cover of The Beatles Abbey Road album took place on the crossing outside Abbey Road studios. Photographer Iain McMillan, balanced on a step-ladder in the middle of the road took six shots of John, Ringo, Paul, and George walking across the zebra crossing while a policeman held […]

5th August 1966, The Beatles Revolver was released in the UK. The bands seventh album featured: ‘Taxman’, ‘Eleanor Rigby’, ‘I’m Only Sleeping’, ‘Here, There and Everywhere’, ‘She Said She Said’, ‘And Your Bird Can Sing’ and ‘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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