Category Archives: The Beatles 1960s

The Beatles complete recording ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 21 1967)


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(Friday, April 21, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-1:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles today completed recording their the eighth studio album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, recording a short section of gibberish and noise which would follow “A Day in the Life,” in the run-out groove of the vinyl record. Continue reading The Beatles complete recording ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 21 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘Only a Northern Song’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 20 1967)


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(Thursday, April 20, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-2:15 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “Only a Northern Song” today at EMI Studio 2 in London with an additional overdub of trumpet and piano, played by Paul McCartney and John Lennon, respectively, together with glockenspiel and percussion within an hour of completing the final mixing on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Only a Northern Song’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 20 1967)

Beatle Paul McCartney visits Los Angeles 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 10 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Trip - Mal and Paul's Home Movies' (Apr. 10, 1967, at 5:51-7:54)

(Monday, April 10, 1967) — Paul McCartney of The Beatles was filmed today hanging out at the swimming pool of former press officer Derek Taylor and shopping at the Century Square Center in Los Angeles. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney visits Los Angeles 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 10 1967)

Beatle Paul McCartney visits Red Rock Amphitheatre 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 9 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Trip - Mal and Paul's Home Movies' (Apr. 9, 1967, at 3:58-5:51)

(Sunday, April 9, 1967) — Paul McCartney of The Beatles and Beatles’ assistant Mal Evans visited the Red Rock Amphitheatre today in Morrison, Colorado, before flying to Los Angeles to stay with the band’s former press officer Derek Taylor. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney visits Red Rock Amphitheatre 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 9 1967)

Beatle Paul McCartney explores Rocky Mountains near Denver 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Trip - Mal and Paul's Home Movies' (Apr. 6, 1967, at 2:32-3:58)

(Thursday, April 6, 1967) — The day after her 21st birthday, Paul McCartney, his girlfriend, Jane Asher, and The Beatles’ assistant Mal Evans spent the day today exploring the Rocky Mountains near Denver, Colorado. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney explores Rocky Mountains near Denver 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1967)

Beatle Paul McCartney flies from San Francisco to Denver 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 5 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Trip - Mal and Paul's Home Movies' (Apr. 5, 1967, at 1:13-2:31)

(Wednesday, April 5, 1967) — Paul McCartney of The Beatles was filmed today flying from San Francisco to Denver to pay a surprise visit to his girlfriend Jane Asher, who was touring with the Old Vic theatre company in a production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo And Juliet, on her 21st birthday. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney flies from San Francisco to Denver 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 5 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘Within You Without You’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 4 1967)

Video: 'The Beatles - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Mono) [Full Album]'('Within You Without You' at 19:45)

(Tuesday, April 4, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-12:45 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “Within You Without You” today at EMI Studio 2 in London with an additional overdub of laughter to the end of the song during the band’s sessions for the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Within You Without You’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 4 1967)

The Beatles add vocals, instruments to ‘Within You Without You’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 3 1967)


Video: 'MAKING OF SGT. PEPPER-THE BEATLES DOCUMENTARY' (Apr. 3, 1967, at 27:08)

(Monday, April 3, 1967, 7:30 p.m.-3:00 a.m. BST) — Eight violins and three cellos were recorded, after which George Harrison (the only member of The Beatles in attendance) overdubbed his lead vocals as well as some extra sitar, to the track “Within You Without You” today at EMI Studio 1 in London during the band’s sessions for the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Continue reading The Beatles add vocals, instruments to ‘Within You Without You’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 3 1967)