Category Archives: The Beatles 1960s

McCartney filmed recording ‘Step Inside Love’ demo with Cilla Black 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 21 1967)


Video: 'Step Inside Love - Paul McCartney and Cilla Black making song and George Martin'

(Tuesday, November 21, 1967) — Paul McCartney of The Beatles joined singer Cilla Black and Beatle producer George Martin today at Chappell Recording Studios in London to rehearse and record demos of McCartney’s song “Step Inside Love.” Continue reading McCartney filmed recording ‘Step Inside Love’ demo with Cilla Black 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 21 1967)

The Beatles film three promos for ‘Hello Goodbye’ single 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 10 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Hello, Goodbye'

(Friday, November 10, 1967) — The Beatles filmed three promotional videos for their forthcoming single “Hello, Goodbye” today at London’s Saville Theatre. Continue reading The Beatles film three promos for ‘Hello Goodbye’ single 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 10 1967)

The Beatles filmed to publicize forthcoming animated film 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 6 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Mod Odyssey [TVC Studios, London, United Kingdom]' (today's clips are intercut with shots from Jan. 25, 1968, when The Beatles wore dark gray shirts and George Harrison no longer has a mustache)

(Monday, November 6, 1967) — The Beatles held a photo session today at TVC Studios in London, posing with a cut-out submarine as advance publicity for the Yellow Submarine film. Continue reading The Beatles filmed to publicize forthcoming animated film 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 6 1967)

The Beatles complete filming of ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 3 1967)


Video: 'THE BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour [1967]' (Nov. 3, 1967, all the footage intercut with George Harrison sitting starting at 38:15)

(Friday, November 3, 1967) — The filming of The Beatles’ Dec. 26, 1967, Magical Mystery Tour television special was completed today with sequences for George Harrison’s song “Blue Jay Way” shot at Sunny Heights, Ringo Starr’s house located on St George’s Hill estate in Weybridge, Surrey, England. Continue reading The Beatles complete filming of ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 3 1967)

The Beatles complete recording ‘Hello Goodbye’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 2 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Hello Goodbye (07, 1967, Stereo Remastered 2009)'

(Thursday, November 2, 1967, 2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. GMT) — The Beatles completed Paul McCartney’s “Hello Goodbye” song tonight at EMI Studio 3 in London, overdubbing a second bass guitar part for release as the band’s Christmas single on Nov. 24, 1967. Continue reading The Beatles complete recording ‘Hello Goodbye’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 2 1967)

McCartney filmed for ‘The Fool on the Hill’ sequence 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 31 1967)


Video: 'THE BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour [1967]' (Oct. 31, 1967, at 5:56)

(Tuesday, October 31, 1967) — Paul McCartney of The Beatles was filmed for the “The Fool on the Hill” daydream sequence of the band’s Dec. 26, 1967, Magical Mystery Tour television special today at various locations in Nice, France. Continue reading McCartney filmed for ‘The Fool on the Hill’ sequence 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 31 1967)

Filming of The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ resumes 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 29 1967)


Video: 'THE BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour [1967]' (Oct. 29, 1967, at 2:34-4:52)

(Sunday, October 29, 1967)Filming for The Beatles’ Dec. 26, 1967, Magical Mystery Tour television special resumed today as Ringo Starr and Aunt Jessie (Jessie Robins) were filmed arguing on the street in Battersea, south London. Continue reading Filming of The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ resumes 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 29 1967)

‘Wait / I’m Only Sleeping’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series finale 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 21 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles Cartoons Episode 39'

(Saturday, October 21, 1967, 12:00 noon-12:30 p.m. EDT) — The Beatles try to get the Prince of Krapotkin back to the castle before his Princess can marry someone else; later, John falls asleep while reading a story about the King Arthur legend to some children on this morning’s final episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘Wait / I’m Only Sleeping’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series finale 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 21 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘The Fool on the Hill’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 20 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - The Fool On The Hill (02, 1967, Stereo Remastered 2009)'

(Friday, October 20, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:45 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed Paul McCartney’s “The Fool on the Hill” song tonight at EMI Studio 3 in London, overdubbing flutes for Magical Mystery Tour, the band’s next television film and record project. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘The Fool on the Hill’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 20 1967)

The Beatles return to ‘Hello, Goodbye’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 19 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Hello, Goodbye (Anthology 2 [Disc 2])'

(Thursday, October 19, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles returned to Paul McCartney’s “Hello, Goodbye” song (under the working title “Hello Hello”) tonight at EMI Studio 1 in London, adding guitar, lead/backing vocals and handclaps/”Hela, heba, heloa” vocals onto the coda, for the group’s single for the 1967 Christmas season. Continue reading The Beatles return to ‘Hello, Goodbye’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 19 1967)