Category Archives: The Beatles 1960s

The Beatles complete recording ‘Getting Better’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 23 1967)

Video: 'The Beatles - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Mono) [Full Album]'('Getting Better' at 8:16)

(Thursday, March 23, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:45 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “Getting Better” tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London with various overdubs recorded, including included handclaps, congas, piano and electric guitar. Continue reading The Beatles complete recording ‘Getting Better’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 23 1967)

The Beatles complete recording ‘Lovely Rita’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 21 1967)

Video: 'The Beatles - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Mono) [Full Album]'('Lovely Rita' at 27:33)

(Tuesday, March 21, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-2:45 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “Lovely Rita” tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London, as producer George Martin “dropped in” a piano solo. Continue reading The Beatles complete recording ‘Lovely Rita’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 21 1967)

The Beatles complete recording ‘She’s Leaving Home’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 20 1967)

Video: 'The Beatles - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Mono) [Full Album]'('She's Leaving Home' at 13:41))

(Monday, March 20, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “She’s Leaving Home” tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London, with Paul McCartney and John Lennon adding their vocals. Continue reading The Beatles complete recording ‘She’s Leaving Home’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 20 1967)

Paul McCartney, John Lennon of The Beatles interviewed 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 20 1967)


Video: '11 - The Beatles - Ivor Novello Awards - Yellow Submarine'

(Monday, March 20, 1967, 7:00 p.m. BST) — Paul McCartney and John Lennon of The Beatles were interviewed twice tonight (first for the BBC Light Programme The Ivor Novello Awards for 1966 — the British music industry would award them an Ivor Novello Award on Mar. 27, 1966, for writing “Michelle,” the most-performed song in Britain in 1966 — and then for the Tops of the Pops radio program for BBC Radio’s Transcription Service) by Brian Matthew at EMI Studio 2 in London. Continue reading Paul McCartney, John Lennon of The Beatles interviewed 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 20 1967)

Dick Clark presents new Beatles promotional videos on ‘Bandstand’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 11 1967)


Video: 'Dick Clark Introduces The Beatles Strawberry Fields Forever'

(Saturday, March 11, 1967, 1:30 p.m. EST)American Bandstand host Dick Clark today presented promotional videos for The Beatles’ new records “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Penny Lane” and asked the audience for their reactions. Continue reading Dick Clark presents new Beatles promotional videos on ‘Bandstand’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 11 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘Sgt. Pepper’ title song 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 6 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - The Making of Sgt. Pepper 2/5' (Mar. 6, 1967, at 5:30)

(Monday March 6, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m. GMT) — The Beatles put the finishing touches on “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (the title track to their eighth studio album) tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London, adding applause and other sound effects from the Abbey Road library. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Sgt. Pepper’ title song 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 6 1967)

Frank Sinatra wins six Grammys 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 2 1967)


Video: 'Strangers In The Night'

(Thursday, March 2, 1967, 8:00 p.m. EST) — Frank Sinatra’s “Strangers in the Night” was declared the Record of the Year won tonight at the 9th Annual Grammy Awards featuring simultaneous banquets at the New York Hilton Hotel and in Los Angeles, Nashville and Chicago. Continue reading Frank Sinatra wins six Grammys 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 2 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 2 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Anthology 2 [Disc 2])'

(Thursday, March 2, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:30 a.m. GMT) — The Beatles finished recording “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London, adding Paul McCartney’s bass guitar, George Harrison’s lead guitar, John Lennon’s lead vocals and McCartney’s harmony. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 2 1967)

The Beatles begin recording ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 1 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - The Making of Sgt. Pepper 2/5' (audio of March 1, 1967, at 9:36)

(Wednesday, March 1, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-2:15 a.m. GMT) — The Beatles began recording “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London. Continue reading The Beatles begin recording ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 1 1967)