Category Archives: The Beatles 1960s

The Beatles attend memorial service for Brian Epstein 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 17 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles arrive for a Brian Epstein memorial'

(Tuesday, October 17, 1967, 6:00 p.m. BST) — The Beatles attended a memorial service for their manager Brian Epstein, who died Aug. 27, 1967, of at the age of 32, tonight at the New London Synagogue at 33 Abbey Road, London, close to EMI Studios. Continue reading The Beatles attend memorial service for Brian Epstein 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 17 1967)

‘Tomorrow Never Knows/I’ve Just Seen A Face’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles cartoons Episode 38'

(Saturday, October 14, 1967, 12:00 noon EDT) — The Beatles are strolling around Salisbury Plain when they all fall into a well; and later, Ringo loses his voice on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘Tomorrow Never Knows/I’ve Just Seen A Face’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1967)

‘Taxman/Eleanor Rigby’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 7 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles cartoons Episode 37'

(Saturday, October 7, 1967, 12:00 noon EDT) — The Beatles have to pay taxes; and later, the band hears a bunch of neighborhood children call old Mother Rigby a witch on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘Taxman/Eleanor Rigby’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 7 1967)

‘We Love You’ by The Rolling Stones peaks at #50 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 7 1967)

(Saturday, October 7, 1967)“We Love You” by The Rolling Stones (featuring uncredited backing vocals by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles) peaked at #50 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘We Love You’ by The Rolling Stones peaks at #50 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 7 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘Blue Jay Way’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 6 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Blue Jay Way (04, 1967, Stereo Remastered 2009)'

(Friday, October 6, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed George Harrison’s “Blue Jay Way” (with a cello and tambourine overdub) today at EMI Studio 2 in London for Magical Mystery Tour, the band’s next television film and record project. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Blue Jay Way’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 6 1967)

Lennon, Harrison return to ‘Frost Programme’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 4 1967)


Video: 'John Lennon and George Harrison on Transcendental Meditation Beatles Interview' (Oct. 4, 1967, at 21:14)

(Wednesday October 4, 1967, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. BST) — John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles returned to Studio One at Wembley Studios in London today to pick up where their chat about Transcendental Meditation with David Frost left off on Sept. 29, 1967, for broadcast tonight The Frost Programme on the ITV network from 10:30 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. Continue reading Lennon, Harrison return to ‘Frost Programme’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 4 1967)

The Beatles begin recording ‘Hello, Goodbye’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 2 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Hello Hello (very rare jam session)'

(Monday, October 2, 1967, 10:00 p.m.-2:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles began recording Paul McCartney’s “Hello, Goodbye” song (under the working title “Hello Hello”) today at EMI Studio 2 in London for the group’s single for the 1967 Christmas season. Continue reading The Beatles begin recording ‘Hello, Goodbye’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 2 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘I Am the Walrus’ and ‘Your Mother Should Know’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - "Hello Goodbye / "I Am The Walrus" * Original Mono Single' ("I Am the Walrus" U.S. single version at 3:22)

(Friday, September 29, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-5:00 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed two tracks for Magical Mystery Tour, their next television film and record project, including John Lennon’s “I Am the Walrus” (adding a BBC radio feed) and Paul McCartney’s “Your Mother Should Know” (adding bass guitar, tambourine and organ) today at EMI Studio 2 in London for their next television film and record project. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘I Am the Walrus’ and ‘Your Mother Should Know’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 1967)

Lennon, Harrison interviewed for ‘Frost Programme’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 1967)


Video: 'John Lennon & George Harrison on UK TV in 1967'

(Friday, September 29, 1967, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. BST) — John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles chatted about their experiences with Transcendental Meditation with David Frost today at Studio One at Wembley Studios in London for broadcast tonight The Frost Programme on the ITV network from 10:30 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. Continue reading Lennon, Harrison interviewed for ‘Frost Programme’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 1967)