Category Archives: The Beatles 1960s

The Beatles complete ‘All You Need Is Love’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 26 1967)


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(Monday, June 26, 1967, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. BST) — The day after the Our World satellite broadcast of The Beatles’ “All You Need Is Love”, the band completed the song today by replacing the tambourine which appeared in the introduction of the television broadcast with a drum roll played by Ringo Starr at EMI Studio 2 in London. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘All You Need Is Love’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 26 1967)

The Beatles perform ‘All You Need Is Love’ for world’s first live television satellite link-up 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 25 1967)


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(Sunday, June 25, 1967, 9:36 p.m. BST) — The English rock band The Beatles recorded vocals, bass guitar, guitar solo, drums and 13-piece orchestra live for their new song “All You Need Is Love” over a pre-recorded backing track tonight inside EMI Studio 1 in London for Britain’s contribution to Our World, the first-ever live international telecast which was carried by satellite from 14 countries. Continue reading The Beatles perform ‘All You Need Is Love’ for world’s first live television satellite link-up 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 25 1967)

‘Sgt. Pepper’ album by The Beatles debuts at #8 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 24 1967)


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(Saturday, June 24, 1967)Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the eighth studio album by English rock band the Beatles, recognized for its innovations in music production, songwriting and graphic design, reflecting an embodiment of the 1960s counterculture, and bridging a cultural divide between popular music and legitimate art, debuted at #8 on today’s Billboard Top LP’s chart. Continue reading ‘Sgt. Pepper’ album by The Beatles debuts at #8 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 24 1967)

Beatle Paul McCartney confirms he’s taken LSD 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 19 1967)


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(Monday, June 19, 1967) — Three days after Life magazine ran an interview with Paul McCartney, in which he became the first Beatle to publicly reveal that he had taken acid, McCartney, the last Beatle to actually take LSD, confirmed the admission today on camera during an interview at his London home with Independent Television News (ITN). Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney confirms he’s taken LSD 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 19 1967)

Jimi Hendrix performs ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ in London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 4 1967)


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(Sunday, June 4, 1967) — The Jimi Hendrix Experience opened their show tonight at London’s Saville Theatre with “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” the title song of The Beatles’ legendary album released just three days before, with two of the band’s members, Paul McCartney and George Harrison, in attendance, much to their astonishment and delight. Continue reading Jimi Hendrix performs ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ in London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 4 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘It’s All Too Much’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 2 1967)


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(Friday, June 2, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-2:15 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “It’s All Too Much” for the band’s next film, the animated Yellow Submarine, tonight at De Lane Lea Recording Studios in London. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘It’s All Too Much’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 2 1967)

The Beatles release ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ album 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 1 1967)


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(Thursday, June 1, 1967)Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the eighth studio album by English rock band the Beatles, recognized for its innovations in music production, songwriting and graphic design, reflecting an embodiment of the 1960s counterculture, and bridging a cultural divide between popular music and legitimate art, was released today in the UK (June 2, 1967 in the U.S.). Continue reading The Beatles release ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ album 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 1 1967)

The Beatles attend ‘Sgt. Pepper’ promo party 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 1967)


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(Friday, May 19, 1967, evening BST) — Beatles manager Brian Epstein hosted a promotional party tonight at his home on 24 Chapel Street, London, for the forthcoming release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band. Continue reading The Beatles attend ‘Sgt. Pepper’ promo party 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 1967)

Beatle Paul McCartney meets Linda Eastman 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 15 1967)


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(Monday, May 15, 1967, evening BST) — Paul McCartney, 24, of The Beatles rock band met his future wife Linda Eastman, 25, tonight during a Georgie Fame concert at the Bag O’Nails club, situated in the basement of 9 Kingly Street in Soho, London. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney meets Linda Eastman 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 15 1967)