6.00pm. The Beatles get to the studio for a 1-hour rehearsal. Studio 2. 7.00-10.00pm. Recording: 'Please Please Me' [re-make] (takes 1-18); 'Ask Me Why' (takes 1-6); 'Tip Of My Tongue' (takes unknown). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: unknown. First session for 'Please Please Me'/'Ask Me Why'.
Concert at the ABC, Cambridge ('The Beatles Autumn Tour').
''Yesterday'... And Today', 23rd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
Broadcast of the 'Hello, Goodbye' clip, on the Ed Sullivan show.
Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.00am. Tape copying: 'You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)' (of remix mono 3, called remix mono 4). Editing: 'You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)' (of remix mono 4). Stereo mixing: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (remix 4, from take 4). Stereo mixing with simultaneous overdub: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (remix 5, from take 4). Editing: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (of remix stereo 4, called remix stereo 6). Tape copying with simultaneous editing: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (of stereo remix 5 into 6). Tape copying: 'What's The New Mary Jane' (of stereo remixes 4, 5). Producer: Geoff Emerick/John Lennon; Engineer: Mike Sheady; 2nd Engineer: Nick Webb. For Plastic Ono Band single, never released. The editing of 'You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)' was released as the B side of 'Let It Be'. John's last session.
John and Yoko travel to New York.
9th episode of a BBC series, essentially based on 'The Beatles At The Beeb' collection.