Video: 'The Beatles - Recording Session, September 25 1967'
(Monday, September 25, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:00 a.m. BST) — The Beatles recorded an early version of the Paul McCartney song “The Fool on the Hill” today at EMI Studio 2 in London, capturing three takes of the backing track, followed by overdubs, for Magical Mystery Tour, their next television film and record project. Continue reading The Beatles record early version of ‘The Fool on the Hill’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 25 1967)
Video: 'Strange Days' (10 videos)
(Monday, September 25, 1967) — Strange Days, the second studio album by the American rock band The Doors, featuring the hit singles “People Are Strange” and “Love Me Two Times,” was released today. Continue reading The Doors release ‘Strange Days’ studio album 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 25 1967)
Video: 'Eyes On The Prize - (Part 2) Fighting Back 1957–1962' (Sept. 25, 1957, at 18:36)
(Wednesday, September 25, 1957, 9:25 a.m. CDT; during the Little Rock Crisis, part of the African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–1968)) — Nine black students who’d been forced to withdraw from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, because of unruly white crowds were escorted to class this morning by members of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division without serious disorder. Continue reading U.S. Army troops escort ‘Little Rock Nine’ to school 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 25 1957)