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Today in Beatles History

August 5

1961
First afternoon show: Performance at the Cavern, with Remo Four.

1962
Performance at the Cavern, with The Saints Jazz Band.

1963
Performance on the 'A Twist And Shout Dance' Festival, at the Abbotsfield Park, Urmston, Manchester, with Brian Poole and the Tremeloes, the Dennisons, and Johnny Martin and the Tremors.
11.30am. Opening of the Festival.

1964
'A Hard Day's Night' single number 1, 4th and last week (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles', 37th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1966
UK LP release: 'Revolver'.
UK single release: 'Eleanor Rigby'/'Yellow Submarine', double A-side.

Date of beginning of the (cancelled) concerts of Freddie and the Dreamers in Philippines.

The Spanish radio RKT establishes a censorship against the Beatles, due to John's declarations about Jesus.

1967
Date offered to Brian by Dr. John Flood for their meeting, to replace the 3 August meeting, which Brian could not attend. Brian cannot accept this date either.

1969
Studio 3 (control room only) . 2.30-6.30pm. Recording: 'You Never Give Me Your Money' (sound effects takes 1-5). Abbey Road, Room 43 and Studio 2. 6.30-10.45pm. Recording: 'Because' (overdub onto take 16) ; 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (overdub onto take 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.
Paul brings home-made tape loops, to use in the crossfade at the end of 'You Never Give Me Your Money'. First Beatle use of a synthesizer ('Because').
Studio 3 (control room). 8.00-9.30pm. Tony Clark, balance engineer, and Alan Parsons, 2nd engineer, make a copy from an ordinary cassette of some recent private recordings of John and Yoko. It's taken away by Anthony Fawcett, assistent of the Lennons.

1982
Santa Barbara Sound studio, Santa Barbara, USA. Mixing for LP 'Old Wave'. Producer: Jim Nipar, assisted by Terry Nelson. Ringo and Joe Walsh are in attendance.

1983
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).


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Information for Today In Beatles History was compiled from various sources including data collected by Victor Munoz.

Data last updated September 3, 2014.



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