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Today in Beatles History

August 21

1963
Studio 3 (control room only). 10.00am-1.00pm, 2.00-5.30pm. Editing: 'Money (That's What I Want)' (of takes 6, 7); 'You Really Got A Hold On Me' (of takes 7, 10, 11); 'Roll Over Beethoven' (of takes 7, 8); 'It Won't Be Long' (of takes 17, 21). Mono mixing: 'Devil In Her Heart' (from take 6); 'Money (That's What I Want)' (from edit of takes 6, 7); 'You Really Got A Hold On Me' (from edit of takes 7, 10, 11); 'Please Mister Postman' (from take 9); 'Till There Was You' (from take 8); 'Roll Over Beethoven' (from edit of takes 7, 8); 'All My Loving' (from take 14); 'It Won't Be Long' (from edit of takes 17, 21). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick.

'Please Please Me' LP, 22nd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Concert at the Gaumont, Bournemouth, with Tommy Quickly and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

1964
Concert at the Coliseum, Seattle.

1965
Concert at the Metropolitan Stadium, Minneapolis. Press conference.

1966
Concert at the Busch Stadium, Saint Louis.

1968
George returns from Greece to England.

Studio 2. 7.30pm-7.15am. Recording: 'Sexy Sadie' (tape reduction take 107 into take 112, overdub onto take 112, tape reduction take 112 into takes 113-115, overdub onto take 115, tape reduction take 115 into takes 116, 117, overdub onto take 117). Mono mixing: 'Sexy Sadie' (remixes 1-5, from take 117). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

1969
Abbey Road, Room 4. 1.00-2.00pm. Tape copying/Editing/reinserting: 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (take 7). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: not assigned. Studio 2 (control room only). 2.30-12.00pm. Stereo mixing: 'You Never Give Me Your Money' into 'Sun King'/'Mean Mr Mustard' (stereo crossfade remix 12, from sound effects take 5 of 'You Never Give Me Your Money'); 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (remix 4, from take 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/ Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.

1971
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.

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


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Data last updated January 29, 2018.



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