Beatles history
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Today in Beatles history
1926 - Charles Edward Berry is born.
1957 - Evening: Performance of the Quarrymen in a ball held by the Conservative Club, at the New Clubmoor Hall, Broadway, Liverpool. Paul's debut. Paul plays for John a couple of tunes he had composed, one of them being `I Lost My Little Girl'.
1959 - The band's name is changed to Johnny and the Moondogs as they audition for Carroll Levis' `TV Star Search' show in Liverpool. Ken Brown has left the group. They perform `Think It Over' and `Rave on' but lose to a woman who plays the spoons.
1961 - Performances at the Cavern Club at noontime and in the evening with the Four Jays and Ian and the Zodiacs.
1963 - Concert at the Shrewsbury Music Hall.
1964 - Studio 2. 2.30-11.30pm. Recording: `Eight Days A Week' (takes 14-15); `Kansas City/`Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!' (takes 1-2); `Mr Moonlight' [re-make] (takes 5-8); `I Feel Fine' (takes 1-9); `I'll Follow The Sun' (takes 1-8); `Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby' (take 1); `Rock And Roll Music' (take 1); `Words Of Love' (takes 1-3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick. Visit at the studio: Carl Perkins. [?]
1965 - Studio 2. 2.30-5.45pm. Recording: `If I Needed Someone' (overdub onto take 1); `In My Life' (takes 1-3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
1965 - Brian returns from the USA. Evening. Brian attends a Joan Baez concert, at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
1967 - Premiere of `How I Won The War' at the London Pavilion. All 4 Beatles attend. After, they attend a party at Cilla Black's flat (9 b Portland Place, London).
1967 - John and Cynthia see the annual Motor Show at the Earl's Court Exhibition Building, London.
1968 - 11.30. The police registers John and Yoko's flat, at Montague Square, and arrests them for possession of drugs. They are taken to theMarylebone Lane Police Station. For a short while they stay at lawyer Nicholas Cowan's house (35 Redcliffe Road, West Brompton, London).
1968 - Studio 1. 12.00-1.00pm. Tape copying: `Yer Blues' (of edit of remix mono 3 and edit piece take 1); `Don't Pass Me By' (of remix mono 1). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: not assigned; 2nd Engineer: John Smith. Copies made to correct some imperfections of the master tape. End of sessions for `The Beatles'.
1968 - Harry Moss cuts the mono version of `The Beatles' at Abbey Road.
1982 - UK LP release: `20 Greatest Hits'.
20 Greatest Hits (UK album)
1988 - LP release: `Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1'.
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