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It was 60 years ago today - The Beatles First Recording Session at EMI Studios, Abbey Road

It Was 60 Years Ago Today – The Beatles First Recording Session at EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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It was 60 years ago today!June 6th 1962 – the Beatles first went to EMI Studios at Abbey Road. They recorded versions of ‘Love Me Do’ ‘Besame Mucho’, ‘PS I

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9th May 1962 – Brian Epstein Secure the Beatles a Recording Contract with EMI

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On May 9th 1962, Brian Epstein met with George Martin at EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London to discuss The Beatles. They had first met at George Martin’s office at EMI

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February 9th – From the Cavern to Ed Sullivan to Wings

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February 9th was very much ‘A Day in the Life’ of the Beatles! On February 9th 1961, the Beatles first appeared at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. The Quarrymen had

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Beatles Love Me Do

5th October 1962 – The Beatles Release Their First Single ‘Love Me Do’

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On October 5th 1962, the Beatles first single ‘Love Me Do’ was released. On the Parlophone ‘red label’, it featured the Beatles recording made on September 4th 1962, with Ringo

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August 1981- My First Beatles Convention in Liverpool

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In August 1981 I attended my first annual Beatles convention in Liverpool – but certainly not my last – since then I’ve been to 35! I had been a Beatles

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13th July 1954 – the Recording Session that changed British Music History

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“Without Lead Belly, no Lonnie Donegan, without Lonnie Donegan, no Beatles.” – George Harrison.July 13th 1954 – one of the most important recording sessions in British rock and pop history

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Fredrich-Ebert Halle, where the Beatles recorded My Bonnie

It Was 60 Years Ago Today – the Beatles Record ‘My Bonnie’ with Tony Sheridan

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It was 60 Years ago today! The Beatles made their first commercially released recordings in Fredrich-Ebert Halle, in Harburg, about 15 miles outside of Hamburg. They mainly backed Tony Sheridan,

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October 5th 1962 – The Beatles first Single, ‘Love Me Do’ is Released in the UK

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On October 5th 1962, the Beatles first single ‘Love Me Do’ was released. On the Parlophone ‘red label’, it featured the Beatles recording made on September 4th 1962, with Ringo

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August 11th 1966 – Beatles Press Conference to Launch new tour turns into Interview with John Lennon about his ‘The Beatles are more Popular than Jesus Christ’ Comment.

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John Lennon made the remark to Maureen Cleave of the London Evening Standard during an extensive series of interiews with each Beatle. The comment made little impact in the UK

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August 8th 1969 – the Beatles Cross Abbey Road for the famous Album Cover Photo

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Author and blogger Richard Porter is a professional London Beatles tour guide. For more details on his tours, see https://beatlesinlondon.com/#publictours On 8th August 1969, at 11.35am, four men walked across a

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