Friday, July 23, 2010
5.00-5.29pm. BBC's 'Pop Go The Beatles' (6th edition) broadcast (recorded 10 July 1963, 10.30am-1.30pm).
Charity performance on 'The Night Of 100 Stars', at the London Palladium. The Beatles meet Lawrence Olivier. Photographer Dezo Hoffmann present.
UK single release: 'Help!'/'I'm Down'.
Harold Wilson re-opens the Cavern Club. Brian sends a congratulatory telegram and declines an invitation to attend the proceedings.
Brian was supposed to fly to USA this day to prepare the next Beatles North American tour.
''Yesterday'... And Today', 5th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).
Studio 2. 7.00pm-2.30am. Recording: 'Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey' (overdub onto take 10, tape reduction take 10 into takes 11, 12, overdub onto take 12). Mono mixing: 'Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey' (remixes 1-5, from take 12); 'Good Night' (remixes 1-6, from take 34). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Studio 3. 2.30-11.30pm. Recording: 'Oh! Darling' (overdub onto take 26); 'Come Together' (overdub onto take 9); 'Ending' (working title for 'The End') (takes 1-7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander. Recording of lead vocal (released version) for 'Oh! Darling'. 11.30pm-12.30am. Playback of finished titles for 'Abbey Road' LP.
Paul's concert in Edinburgh.Recording of 'Paul McCartney In Scotland' LP.
Platinum disc certification: 'Rock'n'Roll Music'.
Sweet Silence Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark. Recording: 'As Fas As We Can Go'; 'One Way Love Affair'. Producer: Russ Ballard; Engineer: David De Vore.
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).
Start of Ringo's and his 'All Stars' band tour. Concert in Dallas.
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