Category Archives: The Beatles 1960s

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)

The Beatles record ‘All Together Now’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 12 1967)


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(Friday, May 12, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “All Together Now” for the band’s next film, the animated Yellow Submarine, tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘All Together Now’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 12 1967)

The Beatles record ‘Baby, You’re a Rich Man’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 11 1967)


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(Thursday, May 11, 1967, 9:00 p.m.-3:00 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “Baby, You’re a Rich Man,” the B-side of the band’s “All You Need Is Love” single, tonight at Studio One, Olympic Sound Studios in London. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘Baby, You’re a Rich Man’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 11 1967)

John Lennon attends 14 Hour Technicolour Dream benefit in London 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Apr 29 1967)


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(Saturday, April 29, 1967, 8:00 p.m. BST) — John Lennon of The Beatles attended the 14-hour Technicolor Dream multi-artist happening featuring poets, artists and musicians tonight at Alexandra Palace in London. Continue reading John Lennon attends 14 Hour Technicolour Dream benefit in London 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Apr 29 1967)

The Beatles begin work on ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ project 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 25 1967)


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(Tuesday, April 25, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:45 a.m. BST) — Just four days after completing their eighth studio album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, which Rolling Stone magazine would later rank number one in its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time,” The Beatles convened tonight at EMI Studio 3 in London to begin work on their next film and record project, recording three takes of the backing track of the title track “Magical Mystery Tour.”

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)