Category: Day in History

This day in Beatles history

July 26th 1989 – Paul McCartney Live at the Playhouse Theatre, London

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Wouldn’t you just know it :>) You wait years to see a ‘live’ Beatle – then you see 2 in 2 days! The day after seeing George Harrison at the

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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

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June 3rd 1964 – Ringo Collapses Before World Tour, Jimmie Nicol Takes over on Drums

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3rd June 1964. Just before flying off on a world tour, the Beatles pose for photos at Prospect Studios in Barnes, for the Saturday Evening Post. They are dress as

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May 25th 1967 – It’s All Too Much!

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Or too long! On May 25th 1967, the Beatles came to De Lane Lea Studios in Kingsway, London,  to record George Harrison’s song It’s All Too Much for their forthcoming film,

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23rd May 1967 – The BBC Ban A Day in the Life

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On 23rd May 1967, Frank Gillard of the BBC send the below letter to Sir Joseph Lockwood, the head of EMI, telling him that A Day in the Life would

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May 22nd 1968 The Press Launch for the Beatles’ ‘Apple Tailoring’ in the Kings Road Chelsea

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On May 22nd 1968, John Lennon and George Harrison attended a party at the Club Dell’Aretusa in the Kings Road, Chelsea,  to launch ‘Apple Tailoring’ which was opening just down

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May 17 1980 Paul and Linda on Saturday Night Live – in their Nightclothes!

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May 17 1980 – Paul and Linda McCartney were interviewed by “Father Guido Sarducci” (Don Novello) on Saturday Night Live. They were interviewed live in Soho Square, outside MPL. The

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John Lennon at Kenwood – May 1968

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Here are a series of photos, taken by my good friend Marilyn Demmen, of John Lennon, and his home Kenwood, in May 1968. Marilyn was a regular visitor, and sometimes

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9th May 1965 – A Busy ‘Day in the Life’ for the Beatles!

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  Firstly, they all go to New Bond Street to be filmed going into the famous jeweler, Asprey. When filming, John saw lots of fans running towards him. He ran

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May 1st 1966 – The Beatles Last Ever UK Scheduled Concert Performance

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May 1st 1966 – the Beatles give their last ever scheduled UK Live performance at the NME Pollwinners Show at the Empire Pool, Wembley (now Wembley Arena). Also on the

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