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This day in Beatles history

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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On 8th August 1969, at 11.35am, four men walked across a zebra crossing in St John’s Wood. Hardly an earth-shattering event, but since then millions of people have come to

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29th November – Remembering George Harrison

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George Harrison passed away on this date in 2001. He will be remembered in our hearts and minds for all time. Here are some photos I took of George.  

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October 17th 1963 – I Want To Hold Your Hand, and a Christmas Message!

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October 17th 1963 was a busy day for the Beatles at EMI Studios, Abbey Road. They recorded both sides of their new single, ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ and

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October 13th 1963 – The Beatles at the London Palladium

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On 13th October 1963, the Beatles appeared on a TV show called Val Parnel’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium. The Palladium was, and still is, London’s most famous theatre,

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October 2nd 2012 – Paul McCartney, Victor Spinetti, and a Magical Mystery Tour

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October 2nd 2012 – a day I will never forget. A day I attended 2 very memorable events, with Paul McCartney at both!! The afternoon was the memorial service to

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‘Abbey Anniversary’ to the Abbey Road album – released on September 26th 1969.

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‘Abbey anniversary’ to the Abbey Road album – released on September 26th 1969. On September 26th 1994, all those involved in the making of the album ( apart from the

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September 4th 1962 – the Beatles Record ‘Love Me Do’ at EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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On September 4th 1962 The Beatles recorded their first single, Love Me Do, at EMI Studios, Abbey Road. They had first been to the Studios on June 6th 1962, for

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