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This day in Beatles history

August 20th 1969 – the 4 Beatles Record at Abbey Road Studios for the Last Time

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August 20th 1969 – the last time all four Beatles were together in Abbey Road Studios, finishing off I Want You (She’s So Heavy) and compiling the Abbey Road Album.

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August 8th 1969 – The Beatles Cross Abbey Road

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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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July 30th 1968 – The Beatles Rehearse ‘Hey Jude’ at EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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On July 30th 1968, The Beatles rehearsed ‘Hey Jude’ at Abbey Road Studios. They were also filmed for a documentary called ‘Music!’ Partly because the camera crew were getting intrusive,

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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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