Today in Beatles History…

July 30 1963 Studio 2. 10.00am-1.30pm. Recording: ‘Please Mister Postman’ (takes 1-9); ‘It Won’t Be Long’ (takes 1-10). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Richard Langham.5.00-5.29pm. BBC’s ‘Pop Go The Beatles’ broadcast (recorded 10 July 1963, 1.30-3.30pm).The Playhouse Theatre, London. Much earlier than 5.30-6.30pm, the contracted time. Recording for BBC’s ‘Saturday Club’: ‘Long […]

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Today in Beatles History!

19634pm. Washington Hotel, London. 32 photographs taken by ‘Radio Times’ photographer Don Smith in a bedroom. Later, photo session with Marc Sharratt on the hotel roof, and individual photos (order: George, Ringo, John, Paul).   1964Concert at the Ice Hockey Stadium, Stockholm. John and Paul suffer an electric discharge when they touch the microphones while […]

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