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        Beatles-related dates for July 

        Compilation made by Victor Munoz
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        Last update: 03 July 1998


 
 
 
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1 July 
 
1939 
 -- Delaney Bramlett is born in Pontotoc County, Mississippi.   
 
1961 
 -- Start of validity of 1-year contract with Bert Kaempfert  
Produktions.   
 
1962 
 -- Performance at the Cavern, with Gene Vincent.   
 
1963 
 -- Studio 2. 2.30-5.30pm. 7.00-10.00pm. Recording: `She Loves  
You' (takes unknown); `Get You In The End' (working title of `I'll  
Get You') (takes unknown). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman  
Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick.   
Start of sessions for the single `She Loves You'/`I'll Get  
You'.   
 -- Alley to the left of Abbey Road Studios. During a break in the  
recording session, photographic session.   
 
1964 
 -- `With The Beatles',  32nd week in the Top 30 (UK New  
Musical Express chart).  
 -- John buys a house in Surrey for 20,000 pounds.   
 -- Cilla Black, with the Joe Loss Orchestra, sings before  
Princess Margaret and the Lord Chief Justice at a charity  
ball held at the Mansion House, London.  
 -- Brian is appointed a director of W. A. Wilson & Farquharson  
(Investments) Limited, an investment and hire purchase  
company.   
 -- Broadcast on Australian channel 9 TV programme `The Beatles  
Sing For Shell' of the concert at the Melbourne Festival  
Hall (recorded 17 June 1964).   
 -- The Beatles at Lime Grove BBC Studios.   
 
1965 
 -- S. E. Gadd Limited changes name to Clarendon Furnishing  
(Cheshire) Limited.  
 -- US gold certification for `Beatles VI'.   
 -- The Beatles attend a party in their honour in Jerez, Spain.   
 -- The Beatles [Lennon?] appear on cover of magazine ``Jet''.  
 
1966 
 -- Two concerts at the Budokan Hall (Martial Arts Hall), Tokyo.  
The first is filmed by Nippon Television.    
 
1967 
 -- 2nd concert of the Monkees at the Wembley Empire Pool,  
presented by NEMS Enterprises.  
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 5.00pm-3.00am. Recording: `Everybody's Got  
Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey' (overdub onto take 8, tape  
reduction take 8 into takes 9, 10, overdub onto take 10). Producer:  
George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.  
Rough mix of `Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My  
Monkey' in the control room, with John, Yoko, Geoff Emerick and  
Francie Schwartz in attendance. [26 June, 27 June?]  
Visits at the studio: Yoko Ono, Francie Schwartz. [26 June,27  
June?]    
 -- Robert Fraser Gallery, 69 Duke Street, Mayfair, London.  
Opening of John's art exhibition `You Are Here (To Yoko From  
John Lennon, With Love').   
Before: launch ceremony, releasing 365 helium-filled white  
balloons.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 3.00-7.30pm. Recording: `You Never Give Me Your  
Money' (overdub onto take 30). Producer: George Martin; Engineer:  
Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Chris Blair.   
Start of a new era of recordings.   
 -- John, Yoko, Julian and Kyoko are involved in a car accident  
in Golspie, Scotland. They are hospitalised.   
 
1996 
 -- 10.30pm, Eastern Standard Time, USA. Premiere of restored  
version of `A Hard Day's Night' on AMC (American Movie Classics).  
    
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2 July 
 
1956 
 -- Elvis Presley records `Hound Dog' and `Don't Be Cruel'.   
 
1963 
 -- Number 5 Studio, BBC Maida Vale Studios, London. 6.30-9.30pm.  
Recording for BBC's `Pop Go The Beatles': `Pop Go The  
Beatles'; `That's Alright Mama'; `There's A Place'; `Carol';  
`Soldier Of Love (Lay Down Your Arms)'; `Lend Me Your Comb';  
`Clarabella'; `Pop Go The Beatles'; `Three Cool Cats';  
`Sweet Little Sixteen'; `Ask Me Why'.  
Only BBC take of `That's Alright Mama'.   
 -- Dezo Hoffmann's `A Day In The Life Of The Beatles' sessions:  
1) Room 114, Hotel President; 2) Reception area, Hotel President; 3)  
Guildford Street, walking towards Russell Square; 4) Russell Square  
Gardens; 5) Rupert Street (buying bananas at a stall on the corner at  
5-7 Brewer Street); 6) Dougie A. Millings and Son, tailors;  
7) Delicatessen Shop; 8) Shirtmaker Mr A Maknyick's shop; 9)  
Rupert Court; 10) Buying ice cream at Kontact cafe; 11) 27  
Wardour Street, in front of the Garner's restaurant; 12) Dezo  
Hoffmann's studio (to take portraits of John and George).  
 
1965 
 -- Arrival in Madrid.  
Concert at the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, Madrid, with  
the Pekenikes as support act.   
 
1966 
 -- From Japan, The Beatles send a telegram to EMI with their  
final decision concerning next LP's title: `Revolver'.   
 -- ``Yesterday'... And Today', 2nd week in the Top 30  
(Billboard).   
 -- Two concerts at the Budokan Hall (Martial Arts Hall), Tokyo.  
 -- Brian signs Lomax Alliance to Nemperor Artists.   
 
1967 
 -- Brian's two-house Sunday presentation at the Saville  
Theatre, featuring Cream, Jeff Beck and his group, and John  
Mayall's Bluesbreakers.   
 -- 3rd and last concert of the Monkees at the  Empire  
Pool, Wembley,  presented by NEMS Enterprises.  
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 6.00pm-12.15am. Recording: `Good Night' (overdub  
onto take 5, takes 6-15). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Peter  
Bown; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.   
 -- Lazard Brothers & Co., merchant bankers, London. Paul and Sir  
Joseph Lockwood lunch in the dining-room with Lord Poole of Lazard's,  
discussing  Apple matters.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 3.00-9.30pm. Recording: `Her Majesty' (takes 1-3); `Golden  
Slumbers' (working title of `Golden Slumbers'/`Carry That  
Weight') (takes 1-15). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil  
McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Chris Blair.    
 -- The Official Beatles Fan Club runs several clubs derived  
from the main one.  
 -- Cynthia takes Julian from the hospital and takes him to  
Greece.    
 
1996 
 -- 10.45pm, Eastern Standard Time, USA. Premiere of restored  
version of `Help!' on AMC (American Movie Classics).  
  
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3 July 
 
1961 
 -- Arrival in Liverpool.  
 
1963 
 -- `Please Please Me' LP, 15th week in the Top 10 (UK  
New Musical Express chart).   
 -- The Playhouse Theatre, Manchester. 8.00-9.00pm. Recording  
for BBC's `The Beat Show': `From Me To You'; `A Taste Of  
Honey'; `Twist And Shout'.   
 -- EMI audition of The Fourmost.   
 
1965 
 -- The press of Madrid says that the Beatles performance in  
this city was a failure before a serious and sober audience,  
unlike other countries' ones, which are said to be  
civilized.   
Arrival in Barcelona. Concert at the Plaza de Toros  
Monumental, Barcelona, with the Sirex as support act. End of  
tour of France, Italy and Spain.   
 -- Broadcast of John's interview on BBC-radio's `World Of  
Books'.   
 
1966 
 -- Trip to Manila. On arriving, from the airport they are taken  
to a dock and separated from their luggage for half an  
hour.   
 -- The New York `Times Magazine' publishes an article about the  
Beatles by Maureen Cleave.   
 
1967 
 -- Vic Lewis throws a party for the Monkees at the club  
Speakeasy, London. Brian does not attend.   
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 8.00pm-3.15am. Recording: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'  
(takes 1-7, overdub onto take 3, overdub onto take 7). Producer:  
George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 3.00-8.30pm. Editing: `Golden Slumbers'(working  
title of `Golden Slumbers'/`Carry That Weight') (of takes 13, 15,  
called take 13). Recording: `Golden Slumbers'(working title of  
`Golden Slumbers'/`Carry That Weight') (overdub onto take 13, tape  
reduction take 13 into takes 16, 17). Producer: George Martin;  
Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Chris Blair.    
 -- Media launch of the Plastic Ono Band. Press reception for the  
release of `Give Peace A Chance', at the Chelsea Town Hall. John and  
Yoko do not attend, due to their being hospitalised in Scotland;  
Ringo and Maureen substitute them.   
 
1970 
 -- Beginning of peace festival in Toronto.  
 
1989 
 -- Evening: Julian sings in Liverpool for the first time.   
 
1995 
 -- Westwood One radio broadcasts `Oobu Joobu' Part 8.  
    
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4 July 
 
1963 
 -- Studio 2 (control room only). 10.00am-1.00pm. Editing: `She  
Loves You' (of takes unknown). Mono mixing: `She Loves You' (from  
edit of unknown take number); `Get You In The End' (working title  
of `I'll Get You') (from unknown take number). Producer: George  
Martin; Engineer: unknown; 2nd Engineer: unknown.   
End of sessions for `She Loves You'/`I'll Get You'.   
 -- 1.00-1.30pm. BBC's `The Beat Show' broadcast (recorded 3  
July 1963).   
 -- The Beatles with Peter Asher see for the second time the  
Rolling Stones, performing at `The Scene', 41 Great Windmill  
Street, London.   
 
1965 
 -- The Beatles return to England.   
 -- Front page of `Domenica del Corriere', weekly magazine of the  
Italian newspaper `Corriere della sera': `La  calata dei Beatles'.   
 
1966 
 -- Brian decides that the Beatles should not attend a reception  
organized by Imelda Marcos.   
4.00pm. Concert at the Araneta Collosseum, Manila.   
8.30pm. Concert at the Araneta Collosseum, Manila.   
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 7.00pm-2.15am. Recording: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'  
(overdub onto take 4, tape reduction take 4 into take 5, overdub onto  
take 5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd  
Engineer: Richard Lush.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 2.45-5.30pm. Recording: `Golden Slumbers' (working  
title of `Golden Slumbers'/`Carry That Weight') (overdub onto take  
17). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer:  
Chris Blair.   
Listening, through the mixing console and the studio  
speakers, of the Wimbledon ladies tennis final, live on BBC  
Radio 2. Anne Jones  (UK) beating Billy-Jean King in 3  
sets (71 minutes).   
 -- UK single release: `Give Peace A Chance'/`Remember Love'.   
1st commercial Beatle solo single.  
 
1970 
 -- `Live Peace In Toronto', 26th week in the ranking  
(Billboard).   
 
1973 
 -- City Hall, Sheffield. Wings concert.  
 
1985 
 -- Ringo plays for the Beach Boys in Long Beach, during a US  
tour.   
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert at the RFK Stadium, Washington, DC (Get Back  
Tour).   
  
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5 July 
 
1963 
 -- Brian verbally agrees on the Beatles doing a tour of  
Australia in 1964.   
 -- Concert at the Plaza Ballroom, Oldhill.   
 
1965 
 -- US single release: `That Means A Lot', with P. J. Proby.   
 
1966 
 -- The Beatles take the KLM flight number 862, from Manila to  
New Delhi.   
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 5.00pm-1.30am. Recording: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'  
(overdub onto take 5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff  
Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.  
Recording of saxophones and piccolo for `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'.   
 
1969 
 -- `Get Back', 9th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).    
 
1970 
 -- End of peace festival in Toronto.  
 
1973 
 -- Premiere of `Live And Let Die'.   
   
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6 July 
 
1957 
 -- The Quarrymen perform at the Woolton Parish Church Fete.   
Ivan Vaughan introduces Paul to John.   
 
1961 
 -- First issue of Mersey Beat is published.  
 
1963 
 -- `Please Please Me' LP number 1, 9th week (UK Record Retailer  
chart).  
 
1964 
 -- Royal charity premiere of `A Hard Day's Night', attended by  
the Beatles.  
After, reception at the Dorchester Hotel, with Princess Margaret  
and Lord Snowdon.   
 -- US single release: `Like Dreamers Do', with the Applejacks.   
US single release: `Ain't She Sweet'/`Nobody's Child'.   
 
1965 
 -- It is announced the bill for a show series presented by Brian  
Epstein, called ``Brian Epstein's Evening of Popular Music'',  
including: Manfred Mann, the Kinks, Georgie Fame and the Blue  
Fames, Gerry and the Pacemakers, the Fourmost and Cliff Bennett  
and the Rebel Rousers.  
 
1966 
 -- Britain's Embassy at Manila protests after the incidents   
occurring yesterday, during the Beatles leave from  
Philippines.    
 
1968 
 -- A piece of the `Yellow Submarine' film is screened in  
advance on BBC-TV's `Release'.   
 
1969 
 -- John and Yoko leave the hospital, after their car crash in  
Scotland.  They return to England.    
 -- Brian Jones dies.  
 
1973 
 -- Odeon, Birmingham. Wings concert.  
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert at the RFK Stadium, Washington, DC (Get Back  
Tour).   
  
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7 July 
 
1940 
 -- Richard Starkey is born.  
 
1963 
 -- Ringo celebrates his birthday with relatives and musician  
friends.   
 -- Concert at the ABC, Blackpool.   
 
1964 
 -- Studio E, BBC Lime Grove Studios. Filming of an insert for  
`Top Of The Pops'.   
 
1967 
 -- UK single release: `All You Need Is Love'/`Baby, You're A  
Rich Man'.   
1st time George Martin gets a credit as producer on a  
Beatles' single.  
 -- Beginning of the European Song Cup contest, in the Casino at  
the Belgian coastal resort of Knokke-le-Zoute. The British  
team leaves for Knokke-le-Zoute.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 2.30-11.45pm. Recording: `Here Comes The Sun' (takes  
1-13). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd  
Engineer: John Kurlander.  
10.45-11.45pm. Re-recording and perfecting of acoustic  
guitar.   
Recording of rythm track for `Here Comes The Sun'.  
 -- US single release: `Give Peace A Chance'/`Remember Love'.   
 -- The Plastic Ono Band plays at the Chelsea Town Hall to  
promote the single `Give Peace A Chance'/`Remember Love'.   
 
1970 
 -- Louise French dies in Liverpool.   
 
1973 
 -- `Live And Let Die', number 2 (Billboard).   
 
1997 
 -- 7-9am, Eastern Standard Time. NBC-TV (USA) broadcasts  
`Today', with part 1 of a Matt Lauer interview with Paul McCartney.   
  
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8 July 
 
1963 
 -- 1st recording session of Tommy Quickly.   
 -- Beginning of performances at the Winter Gardens, Margate,  
with Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.   
 
1964 
 -- `With The Beatles',  33rd week in the Top 30 (UK New  
Musical Express chart).  
 -- Apearance on BBC-TV's `Top Of The Pops' (recorded 7 July  
1964).    
 
1966 
 -- UK EP release: `Nowhere Man'.   
 -- Arrival at the London Airport, with Brian, who says: `I am  
cancelling tours to the Philippines by Cilla Black and  
Sounds Incorporated'.   
6.30am. Press conference at the London Airport.   
 -- US gold certification: ``Yesterday'... And Today'.   
 -- The Cyrkle reach number 2 on the Billboard chart with `Red  
Rubber Ball'.   
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 3.00pm-3.00am. Recording: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'  
[re-make] (takes 1-12, tape reduction take 12 into take 13, overdub  
onto take 13). Mono mixing: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (unnumbered rough  
remix, from take 13). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff  
Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.  
1st time that a recording with outside musicians is  
rejected. Re-make with piano intro. Mix for Paul.   
 -- Press preview of `Yellow Submarine' at the Bowater House  
Cinema. Paul, George and Ringo attend, and pose for  
photographers with a life-sized cardboard cut-out of their  
`Yellow Submarine' persona.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 2.30-10.45pm. Recording: `Here Comes The Sun'  
(overdub onto take 13, tape reduction take 13 into takes 14, 15).    
Studio 2 (control room only). 10.45-11.45pm. Mono mixing: `Here Comes  
The Sun' (unnumbered rough remix, from take 15). Producer: George  
Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.   
Mix for George.   
 
1997 
 -- 7-9am, Eastern Standard Time. NBC-TV (USA) broadcasts  
`Today', with part 2 of a Matt Lauer interview with Paul McCartney.   
    
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9 July 
 
1963 
 -- Concert at the Winter Gardens, Margate, with Billy J. Kramer  
with the Dakotas.   
 
1964 
 -- Brian and Dick Rowe are two of the judges of a beat music  
competition programme on Westward television. The winning  
group is the Rustiks.   
 -- Night. While Epstein is away, thieves break into the NEMS  
offices in Argyll Street, London, and steal 130 pounds from  
a safe and miscellaneous items valued at  70 pounds.   
 -- Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas play for the Queen Mother  
in a concert at the Royal Agricultural Hall in Stoneleigh  
Abbey, Kenilworth.   
 
1965 
 -- US single release: `I Wanna Know', 1st by Paddy, Klaus &  
Gibson.   
 
1966 
 -- According to Epstein, `You Make Me Feel Like Someone', with  
Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas is a `Top Ten certainty'.   
 -- ``Yesterday'... And Today', 3rd week in the Top 30  
(Billboard).   
 
1968 
 -- Ringo arrives early for the evening recording session at  
Abbey Road, popped into a Solomon King session, adding  
handclapping to one song for the single `A Hundred Years Or  
More'.   
Ringo on backing vocals for recording of `Somewhere In The  
Crowd', by Solomon King.  
[Both data taken from different sources. Do `A Hundred Years Or  
More' and `Somewhere In The Crowd' belong to the same Solomon King  
single?]   
 -- Studio 3. 4.00-9.00pm. Recording: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'  
[re-re-make].  
Studio 3. 10.00pm-3.30am. Recording: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'  
[re-make] (takes 20, 21). Recording: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (overdub  
onto take 13, tape reduction take 13 into take 22, overdub onto take  
22); `Revolution' (rehearsal only). Producer: George Martin;  
Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.  
Recording of laughters and other bits for `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'.    
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 2.30-10.15pm. Recording: `Maxwell's Silver Hammer'  
(takes 1-21). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald;  
Engineer: John Kurlander.  
1st John's session after his accident. A bed is brought into  
the studio so that Yoko could stay by John's side.    
 
1972 
 -- Wings performance in Chateauvallon, France. Start of `Wings  
Over Europe' tour.  
 
1973 
 -- Odeon, Leicester. Wings concert.  
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert at the Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New  
Jersey (Get Back Tour).  
 
1997 
 -- 7-9am, Eastern Standard Time. NBC-TV (USA) broadcasts  
`Today', with part 3 and last of a Matt Lauer interview with Paul  
McCartney.   
  
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10 July 
 
1963 
 -- `Please Please Me' LP, 16th week in the Top 10 (UK  
New Musical Express chart).   
 -- Number 2 Studio, BBC Aeolian Hall. 10.30am-1.30pm. Recording  
for BBC's `Pop Go The Beatles': `Pop Go The Beatles'; `Sweet  
Little Sixteen'; `A Taste Of Honey'; `Nothin' Shakin' (But  
The Leaves On The Trees)'; `Love Me Do'; `Lonesome Tears In  
My Eyes'; `So How Come (No One Loves Me)'; `Pop Go The  
Beatles'.   
 -- Number 2 Studio, BBC Aeolian Hall. 1.30-3.30pm. Recording  
for BBC's `Pop Go The Beatles': `Pop Go The Beatles';  
`Memphis, Tennessee'; `Do You Want To Know A Secret'; `Till  
There Was You'; `Matchbox'; `Please Mister Postman'; `The  
Hippy Hippy Shake'; `Pop Go The Beatles'.   
 -- Concert at the Winter Gardens, Margate, with Billy J. Kramer  
with the Dakotas.   
 
1964 
 -- UK LP release: `A Hard Day's Night'.  
UK single release: `A Hard Day's Night'/`Things We Said  
Today'.   
UK LP release: `Off The Beatles Track'.  
 -- Evening: Liverpool premiere of `A Hard Day's Night' at the  
Odeon Cinema. The Beatles and Brian attend.   
 
1968 
 -- Art exhibition sponsored by John: `You Are Here'.   
 -- Studio 3. 7.00pm-1.30am. Recording: `Revolution' (takes 1-10,  
tape reduction take 10 into takes 11-13, overdub onto take 13, tape  
reduction take 13 into takes 14, 15). Producer: George Martin;  
Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 2.30-11.30pm. Recording: `Maxwell's Silver Hammer'  
(overdub onto take 21). Stereo mixing: `Maxwell's Silver Hammer'  
(remixes 1-13, from take 21). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil  
McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.    
 
1970 
 -- Louise French's body is cremated.   
 
1973 
 -- City Hall, Newcastle. Wings concert. End of British tour.   
 
1994 
 -- George attends the UK Grand Prix in Silverstone.   
 
1995 
 -- Westwood One radio broadcasts `Oobu Joobu' Part 9.  
  
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11 July 
 
1963 
 -- Performance at the Winter Gardens, Margate, with Billy J.  
Kramer with the Dakotas.   
 
1964 
 -- George is photographed by `Beatles Book' photographer Leslie  
Bryce, showing off his new E-type Jaguar in front of Whaddon House,  
William Mews, London.   
 -- To avoid fans, the Beatles cross the Thames on a boat to get  
to the ABC Studios in Teddington, from London.  
Teddington TV Studios, Middlesex. Live appearance on ABC-TV's  
`Lucky Stars (Summer Spin)'.   
 
1965 
 -- Dario Argento writes for the weekly Italian magazine `Sogno':  
`Questi sono in realita i Beatles, i favolosi Beatles, il piu  
imprevisto, incredible fenomeno musicale dei tempi moderni.' (`These  
really are the Beatles, the fabulous Beatles, the most unexpected,  
incredible musical phenomenon of modern times.')  
 
1966 
 -- It is reported that the company that took the Beatles to Manila  
was adjudicated a bankrupt.  
 -- Brian buys Bernard Delfont and Tom Arnold's part of Saville  
Theatre shares, getting complete control over its leasing.   
 
1968 
 -- Midday. St Sophia's Church, London. Marriage of John Alexis  
Mardas and Eufrosyne Doxiades. John, Yoko, George and Pattie attend.   
 -- Studio 3. 4.00-7.00pm. Recording: `Revolution' (take 15).  
Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer:  
Richard Lush. Studio 3. 7.00pm-3.45am. Recording: `Ob-La-Di,  
Ob-La-Da' (overdub onto take 22); `Revolution' (tape reduction take  
15 into take 16, overdub onto take 16); `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (tape  
reduction take 22 into takes 23, 24, overdub onto take 23). Mono  
mixing: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (remixes 1, 2, from take 23). Producer:  
George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.  
Recording of electric piano for `Revolution' and saxes for  
`Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'.  
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 2.30-12.00pm. Recording: `Maxwell's Silver Hammer'  
(overdub onto take 21); `Something' (overdub onto take 36). Stereo  
mixing: `Something' (remixes 1-4, from take 36). Recording:  
`Something' (tape reduction take 36 into take 37); `You Never Give Me  
Your Money' (overdub onto take 30). Producer: George Martin; Engineer:  
Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.   
 
1970 
 -- `Live Peace In Toronto', 27th week in the ranking (Billboard).  
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert at the Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New  
Jersey (Get Back Tour).   
  
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12 July 
 
1963 
 -- UK EP release: `Twist And Shout'.   
UK EP release: `My Bonnie'.   
 -- A new concert promotion company, NEMS Presentations Limited,  
is incorporated, with Brian one of the opening directors.  
 -- Performance at the Winter Gardens, Margate, with Billy J.  
Kramer and the Dakotas.   
 
1964 
 -- In London, the `Observer' publishes a praiseful review of   
`A Hard Day's Night' film, specially of Ringo's work.  
 -- While on his way to the concert in Brighton in his E-type  
Jaguar, George is involved in a car accident in New King's Road at  
Munster Road, London.   
Performance at the Hippodrome, Brighton, with Jimmy Nicol and  
the Fourmost.   
 -- Broadcast of parts of `A Hard Day's Night' on the Ed Sullivan  
show.   
 
1966 
 -- The Beatles receive 3 1965 Ivor Novello prizes: `Yesterday'  
(most broadcast song), `We Can Work It Out' (most sold song) and  
`Help!' (2nd most sold song).   
 
1967 
 -- Brian flies to Belgium.   
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 3.00-11.00pm. Recording: `Don't Pass Me By' (overdub  
onto take 7). Mono mixing: `Don't Pass Me By' (remixes 1-4, from take  
7); `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (remixes 10, 11, from take 23).  
Studio 2. 12.00pm-4.00am. Recording: `Revolution' (overdub onto take  
16). Mono mixing: `Revolution' (remixes 10-13, from take 16).  
Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer:  
Richard Lush.  
3.00-6.40pm. Recording of violin solo, bass, piano for `Don't  
Pass Me By'.   
Visits at the studio: Lulu, Davy Jones, Twiggy, Franco  
Zeffirelli and Francie Schwartz. [5 June, 6 June, 22 July?]  
John and Paul take home remixes of `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' and  
`Revolution'.  
 -- John puts his house up to sale, for 96,000 pounds.   
 
1969 
 -- Ringo expresses his opinion about the banning of `The Ballad  
Of John And Yoko' decided by some US radios.  
 -- `Get Back', 10th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).   
`Give Peace A Chance', 1st week in the Top 28; 1st week in the  
ranking (Billboard).  
 
1972 
 -- Wings performance in Les Pins, France (`Wings Over Europe'  
tour).   
  
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13 July 
 
1963 
 -- `Please Please Me' LP number 1, 10th week (UK Record Retailer  
chart).   
 -- End of performances at the Winter Gardens, Margate, with Billy  
J. Kramer with the Dakotas.   
 -- A contest is run on this day's issue of teen magazine  
`Boyfriend'. Prize: a lunch with the Beatles and attendance to a  
Beatles recording session.   
`Boyfriend' first publishes photograph from its Euston Road  
session.   
 
1964 
 -- US single release: `A Hard Day's Night'/`I Should Have Known  
Better'.   
 
1965 
 -- Savoy Hotel, London. Annual Ivor Novello awards lunch. Paul  
attends, to receive awards on behalf of the Beatles.   
 
1967 
 -- End of European Song Cup in the Casino at the Belgium coastal  
resort of Knokke-le-Zoute. Brian attends. England beats France in the  
final. Roger Whittaker, with his version of `If I Were A Rich Man',  
is declared the best individual act.   
 
1972 
 -- Wings performance at the Theatre Antique, Arles, France  
(`Wings Over Europe' tour).  
 
1985 
 -- Wembley Stadium, London. Paul performance for `Live Aid'.   
    
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14 July 
 
1961 
 -- Welcome to the Beatles at the Cavern Club.   
First performance at the Cavern after the return from Hamburg.   
 
1964 
 -- Brian resigns his directorship with I. Epstein & Sons (Liverpool)  
Limited.  
 -- Studio 2, Broadcasting House, London. 7.00-11.00pm.   
Recording for BBC's `Top Gear': `Long Tall Sally';   
`Things We Said Today'; `A Hard Day's Night'; `And I Love Her';  
`I Should Have Known Better'; `If I Fell'; `You Can't Do That'.  
`I Should have Known Better' is the commercially released  
version.   
 
1965 
 -- Palace Theatre, Watford, Hertfordshire. Paul attends to see  
Jane Asher perform.   
 
1966 
 -- `Revolver' goes to the disc cutting room.  George Martin phones  
Geoff Emerick, telling him to replace remix 11 of `Tomorrow  
Never Knows', marked `best', by the original best, remix 8.  
 -- US gold certification for `Paperback Writer'/`Rain'.   
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Get Back Tour).   
 
1997 
 -- Paul and Linda McCartney write their friend Chet Helms  
stating they are looking forward for the 30th anniversary of the  
Summer of Love.  
  
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15 July 
 
1958 
 -- Julia Stanley dies. [15 June 1958?]  
 
1964 
 -- `A Hard Day's Night' single number 1, 1st week (UK New Musical  
Express chart).   
`With The Beatles', 24th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical  
Express chart).   
 -- ABC-TV's `The Road To Beatlemania' broadcast.   
 -- John buys `Kenwood', St George's Hill Estate, Weybridge, for  
20,000 pounds.   
 
1966 
 -- Klaus Voorman is released from his NEMS contract by Epstein  
so that he can join Manfred Mann as bassist.   
 -- NEMS, acting as agents, cancels Freddie and the Dreamers'  
concerts in the Philippines, due to have started on 5 August.  
 -- Georgie Fame's management decline an offer from Epstein for Fame to   
star in an autumn concert tour of the UK.  
 
1967 
 -- Brian attempts to bring Tim Buckley over from the USA for a  
concert appearance at the Saville Theatre.   
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 3.30-8.00pm. Mono mixing: `Revolution' (remixes 20,  
21, from take 16). Recording: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (overdub onto take  
23). Mono mixing: `Revolution' (remixes 12-21, from take 23).   
Studio 2. 9.00pm-3.00am. Recording: `Cry Baby Cry' (approximately 30  
unnumbered takes). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick;  
2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.  
 -- The Apple staff moves in 3 Savile Row. Some departments remain  
at 95 Wigmore Street.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 3. 2.30-6.00pm. Recording: `You Never Give Me Your   
Money' (overdub onto take 30).  
Studio 2 (control room only). 6.00-11.00pm. Stereo mixing: `You Never  
Give Me Your Money' (remixes 1-6, from take 30). Producer: George  
Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.   
Recording of bell sounds for `You Never Give Me Your Money'.   
 
1971 
 -- Yoko signs copies of her book `Grapefruit' at the store  
Selfridges, on occasion of its re-release. John attends.   
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Get Back Tour).   
  
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16 July 
 
1963 
 -- BBC Paris Studios, London. 3.00-5.00pm. Recording for BBC's  
`Pop Go The Beatles' (8th edition): `Pop Goes The Beatles'; `I'm  
Gonna Sit Right Down And Cry (Over You)'; `Crying, Waiting, Hoping';  
`Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!'; `To Know Her Is To love Her'; `The   
Honeymoon Song'; `Twist And Shout'; `Pop Goes The Beatles'.  
The only BBC recording of all these songs, except `Kansas  
City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!' and `Twist And Shout'.  
 -- BBC Paris Studio, London. 6.00-8.30pm. Recording for BBC's  
`Pop Go The Beatles' (9th edition): `Pop Goes The Beatles'; `Long  
Tall Sally'; `Please Please Me'; `She Loves You'; `You Really Got A  
Hold On Me'; `I'll Get You'; `I Got A Woman'; `Pop Goes The Beatles'.  
 -- BBC Paris Studio, London. 8.45-10.50pm. Recording for BBC's  
`Pop Go The Beatles' (10th edition): `Pop Goes The Beatles'; `She  
Loves You'; 'Words Of Love'; `Glad All Over'; `I Just Don't  
Understand'; `Devil In Her Heart'; `Slow Down'; `Pop Goes The  
Beatles'.   
`She Loves You' is the same version recorded earlier today  
(6.00-8.30pm session). Only take of `I Just Don't Understand', and  
only BBC take of `Slow Down'.   
 -- 5.00-5.29pm. BBC's `Pop Goes The Beatles' broadcast (2 July  
1963 session, except `3 Cool Cats', `Sweet Little Sixteen' and `Ask  
Me Why').   
 
1964 
 -- 10.00-11.55pm. BBC's `Top Gear' broadcast (session recorded 14  
July 1964).  
 -- Appearance on BBC-radio's `Brian Matthew Introduces...   
 
1965 
 -- The plan by Brian Matthew and Brian Epstein  to build a new  
theatre in Kent, the Pilgrim Theatre, comes to an end when  
the Estates Committee of Bromley Borough Council refuses to   
give planning permission.   
 
1966 
 -- ``Yesterday'... And Today', 4th week in the Top 30  
(Billboard).   
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 4.00-9.00pm. Recording: `Cry Baby Cry' (takes 1-10,  
tape reduction take 10 into takes 11, 12). 10.00pm-2.00am. Recording:  
`Cry Baby Cry' (overdub onto take 12). Producer: George   
Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.  
Last day of Geoff Emerick's work as Beatles engineer. He   
will not be back until the `Abbey Road' sessions.  
 
1969 
 -- Studio 3. 2.30-7.00pm. Recording: `Here Comes The Sun'  
(overdub onto take 15).  
Studio 2. 7.00pm-12.30am. Recording: `Something' (overdub onto take  
36, tape reduction into takes 38, 39). Producer: George Martin;  
Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.  
 -- US gold certification for `The Ballad Of John And Yoko'.  
 
1972 
 -- Olympia, Paris, France. Wings performance (`Wings Over  
Europe' tour).  
  
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17 July 
 
1963 
 -- Epstein signs a contract for the Beatles to perform at the  
Olympia Theatre, Paris, in January 1964.  
 -- The Playhouse Theatre, London. 8.45-9.45pm. Recording for  
BBC's `Easy Beat': `I Saw Her Standing There'; `A Shot Of  
Rythm And Blues'; `There's A Place'; `Twist And Shout'.  
Only live take of `A Shot Of Rythm And Blues'.  
 -- `Please Please Me' LP, 17th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical  
Express chart).   
 
1964 
 -- BBC Paris Studio, London. 2.45-6.15pm. Recording for  
BBC's `From Us To You' (4th edition): `From Us To You'; `Long Tall  
Sally'; `If I Fell'; `I'm Happy Just To Dance With You'; `Things We  
Said Today'; `I Should Have Known Better'; `Boys'; `Kansas  
City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!'; `A Hard Day's Night'; `From Us To You'.  
Only live take of `I'm Happy Just To Dance With You'.  
 -- UK single release: `From A Window', with Billy J. Kramer with  
the Dakotas.   
 
1965 
 -- ABC-TV broadcasts a part of `Help!'.   
 
1967 
 -- US single release: `All You Need is Love'/`Baby, You're A Rich  
Man'.   
 -- Harry Epstein dies, in Bournemouth. Clive, from Liverpool,  
calls Brian to Chapel Street.   
 
1968 
 -- London Pavilion. `Yellow Submarine' premiere. Ringo,  
Maureen, Paul, John, Yoko and George attend.  
After the premiere, party at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, which  
named its new discoteque `Yellow Submarine' for the event.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 3. 2.30-6.30pm. Recording: `Oh! Darling' (overdub onto  
take 16).  
Studio 2. 6.30-11.15pm. Recording: `Octopus's Garden' (overdub onto  
take 32). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd  
Engineer: Alan Parsons.   
Recording of Paul's lead vocal trial for `Oh! Darling' and  
vocals and sound effects for `Octopus's Garden'.   
 
1974 
 -- The US Immigration and Naturalization Service Board denies  
John's appeal and orders him to leave the country within sixty days  
or face deportation.   
 
1995 
 -- Westwood One broadcasts `Oobu Joobu', Part 10.  
  
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18 July 
 
1963 
 -- Studio 2. 7.00-10.45pm. Recording: `You Really Got A  
Hold On Me' (takes 1-11); `Money (That's What I Want)' (takes 1-7);  
`Devil In Her Heart' (takes 1-6); `Till There Was You' (takes 1-3).  
Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer:  
Richard Langham.  
First session for `With The Beatles' LP.  
 
1966 
 -- Epstein announces that Cilla Black is to co-star with Frankie  
Howerd in the review `Way Out In Piccadilly'.   
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 2.30-9.30pm. Recording: `Cry Baby Cry' (overdub onto  
take 12).  
Studio 2. 10.30pm-3.30am. Recording: `Helter Skelter' (takes 1-3).  
Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard  
Lush.   
Take 3 of `Helter Skelter' lasted 27'11'', the longest Beatle  
recording ever. (It was not used for the released version.)  
 
1969 
 -- Studio 3. 2.30-8.30pm. Recording: `Oh! Darling' (overdub onto  
take 26); `Octopus's Garden' (overdub onto take 32).  
Studio 2 (control room only). 8.00-10.30pm. Mono mixing: `Octopus's  
Garden' (remixes 1-7, from take 32). Stereo mixing: `Octopus's  
Garden' (remixes 10-14, from take 32). Producer: George Martin;  
Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.  
Recording of Paul's vocal trial for `Oh! Darling'.   
 
1970 
 -- `Live Peace In Toronto', 28th week in the ranking (Billboard).  
 
1972 
 -- Circus Krone, Munich, Germany. Wings performance (`Wings Over  
Europe' tour).  
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Start of the show `The Beatles at Abbey Road', 3  
times in the day, while the upstairs control room is being equipped  
with a new recording console. It runs until 11 September 1983.  
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert in Ames, Iowa (Get Back Tour).  
  
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19 July 
 
1964 
 -- Brian presents a five-minute BBC1 television charity   
appeal, seeking contributions to the British Polio Fellowship.  
 -- Epstein sacks guitarist Ray Jones from the Dakotas after a  
row about the group's future.  
 -- Blackpool. Appearance on the programme `Big Night Out'.   
 
1965 
 -- US single release: `Help!'/`I'm Down'.  
 
1967 
 -- `All You Need Is Love' number 1 (UK Record Retailer chart).  
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 7.30pm-4.00am. Recording: `Sexy Sadie' (takes 1-21).  
Producer: George Martin; Enginer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard  
Lush.   
During the session, John improvises a satyric song about Brian  
and Clive.   
 -- BBC-TV's `How It Is' screens a part of `Yellow Submarine'.   
 
1969 
 -- `Get Back', 11th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).   
`Unfinished Music No. 2---Life With The Lions' number 179  
(Billboard).   
`Give Peace A Chance', 2nd week in the Top 28 (Billboard).   
 
1972 
 -- Offenbach Halle, Frankfurt, Germany. Wings performance  
(`Wings Over Europe' tour).  
 
1976 
 -- UK LP release: `Rock'n'Roll Music'.  
 -- US gold certification: `Rock'n'Roll Music'.   
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
 
1991 
 -- Paul's concert at the Southend Cliffs Pavilion, England.  
  
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20 July 
 
1961 
 -- `Mersey Beat' front page: `Beatles Sign Recording Contract'  
(with Bert Kaempfert).   
 
1963 
 -- `Please Please Me' LP number 1 (UK Record Retailer chart).  
 -- Brian parts company with the Big Three.  
 
1964 
 -- US single release: `I'll Cry Instead'/`I'm Happy Just  
To Dance With You.  
US single release: `And I Love Her'/`If I Fell'.  
US LP release: `Something New'.  
 -- The press announces the issue of Beatles Ltd. shares.  
 
1967 
 -- Paul attends a session at Chappell Recording Studios, during  
which Chris Barber Band records a version for `Catcall'.   
Paul contributes shouts and howls, and some piano.  
 
1968 
 -- Jane Asher announces through the BBC the end of her   
engagement with Paul.  
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
 
1987 
 -- Beginning of recordings for Paul's Russian album. Recording:  
`Kansas City'; `Twenty Flight Rock'; `Lawdy Miss Clawdy';  
`I'm In Love Again'; `Bring It On Home To Me'; `Lucille';  
`I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday'; `That's All Right Mama';  
`Summertime'; `Just Because'; `Midnight Special'.  
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert in Cleveland, Ohio (Get Back Tour).  
  
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21 July  
 
1961 
 -- 1st midday session. Performance at the Cavern.   
 
1963 
 -- 10.31-11.30pm. BBC's `Easy Beat' broadcast (recorded 17 July  
1963).  
 -- Concert at the Queen's Theatre, Blackpool.   
 
1964 
 -- First recording session of the Rustiks.   
 -- Brian announces that Michael Haslam will record his first   
record for Parlophone with George Martin in September.  
 
1969 
 -- Studio 3. 2.30-9.30pm. Recording: `Come Together' (takes 1-8).  
Studio 2 (control room only). 9.30-10.00pm. Tape copying: `Come  
Together' (of take 6, called take 9). Producer: George Martin;  
Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.   
Copy of `Come Together' from 4-track to 8-track tape.  
First full day of Geoff Emerick back as Beatles' balance  
engineer.   
 
1972 
 -- Kongresshaus, Zurich, Switzerland. Wings performance (`Wings  
Over Europe' tour).   
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
 
1987 
 -- Paul's private studio. Recording: `Don't Get Around Much  
Anymore'; `Ain't That A Shame'; `Crackin' Up'. End of   
recordings for Paul's Russian album.  
  
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22 July 
 
1944 
 -- Peter Asher is born. [22 June 1944?]  
 
1963 
 -- US LP release: `Introducing The Beatles'.  
 -- Beatles' English tour begins, with Gerry and the  
Pacemakers and Tommy Quickly, at Weston-Super-Mare,   
Odeon Cinema. Tommy Quickly's debut on stage. Photographer Dezo  
Hoffmann present.   
 
1964 
 -- `A Hard Day's Night' single number 1, 2nd week (UK New Musical  
Express chart).   
`With The Beatles', 35th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical  
Express chart).   
 
1966 
 -- Brian, suffering from glandular fever, cancels a trip to  
the USA planned for the weekend of 23-24 July.  
 -- Photographer Michael Cooper opens his studio at Chelsea Manor  
Studios, London.   
 
1967 
 -- John and Julian fly from the Heathrow Airport for a  
holiday in Greece.  
 
1968 
 -- Studio 1. 7.00pm-1.40am. Recording: `Don't Pass Me By' (edit  
pieces takes 1-4); `Good Night' (takes 23-34, overdub onto take 34).  
Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard  
Lush.   
Recording of intro for `Don't Pass Me By' and of `A Beginning'.    
7.00-10.30pm. Recording: `Good Night' (orchestra).  
10.30-11.50pm. Recording: `Good Night' (choir).  
11.50pm-1.40am. Recording: `Good Night' (lead vocal).  
Visits at the studio: Lulu, Davy Jones, Twiggy, Franco  
Zeffirelli, Francie Schwartz. [5 June, 6 June, 12 July?]  
 
1969 
 -- Studio 3. 2.30-9.30pm. Recording: `Oh! Darling' (overdub onto  
take 26); `Come Together' (overdub onto take 9). Producer: George  
Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John  
Kurlander.   
Recording of lead vocal trial for `Oh! Darling'.    
 
1972 
 -- Pavilion, Montreaux, Switzerland. Wings performance (`Wings  
Over Europe' tour).  
 
1978 
 -- Sweet Silence Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark. Recording: `On The  
Rebound'; `She's So In Love'. Producer: Russ Ballard; Engineer: David  
De Vore.   
Orchestra overdub.   
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert at the Carter Finley Stadium, Raleigh, North  
Carolina (Get Back Tour).   
  
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23 July 
 
1963 
 -- 5.00-5.29pm. BBC's `Pop Go The Beatles' (6th edition)   
broadcast (recorded 10 July 1963, 10.30am-1.30pm).  
 
1964 
 -- Charity performance on `The Night Of 100 Stars', at the London  
Palladium. The Beatles meet Lawrence Olivier. Photographer Dezo  
Hoffmann present.   
 
1965 
 -- UK single release: `Help!'/`I'm Down'.  
 
1966 
 -- 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).   
 
1968 
 -- 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.  
 
1969 
 -- 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.   
 
1973 
 -- Paul's concert in Edinburgh. Recording of `Paul McCartney In  
Scotland' LP.   
 -- Platinum disc certification: `Rock'n'Roll Music'.   
 
1978 
 -- Sweet Silence Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark. Recording: `As Fas  
As We Can Go'; `One Way Love Affair'. Producer: Russ Ballard;  
Engineer: David De Vore.  
Orchestra overdub.   
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
 
1989 
 -- Start of Ringo's and his `All Stars' band tour. Concert in  
Dallas.  
  
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24 July 
 
1963 
 -- `Please Please Me' LP, 18th week in the Top 10 (UK New  
Musical Express chart).   
 
1965 
 -- Ringo buys `Sunny Heights', at St George's Hill Estate,  
Weybridge, Surrey.   
 
1966 
 -- Brian was supposed to fly back to England from the USA  
this day, a trip to prepare the next Beatles' North  
American tour.  
 
1967 
 -- London `The Times' publishes an advertisement signed by  
the Beatles, Epstein and other famous personalities,  
calling for the legalization of marijuana.  
 -- The Beatles appear on front cover of magazine `Life' (Asia  
Edition), with the headline: `The New Far-Out Beatles'.   
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 7.00pm-2.30am. Recording: `Sexy Sadie' [re-make]  
(takes 25-47); `Untitled' (one unnumbered take of sound effects).  
Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard  
Lush.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 2.30-3.30pm. Recording: `Come And Get It' (take 1).  
Stereo mixing: `Come And Get It' (remix 1, from take 1). Tape   
copying: `Come And Get It' (of remix stereo 1). Producer: not  
assigned; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.  
Studio 2. 3.30-10.30pm. Recording: `Here Comes The Sun-King' (working  
title of `Sun King'/`Mean Mr Mustard') (takes 1-35). Producer: George  
Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John  
Kurlander.   
Paul's solo session, recording a demo of `Come And Get It' for  
Badfinger. During recording of `Sun King', jam of `Be-Bop-A-Lula',  
`Who Slapped John?' and `Ain't She Sweet'.  
 
1973 
 -- L. A. Sunset Studios. Mixing for `Ringo' LP: `I'm The   
Greatest'; `Have You Seen My Baby'; `Six O'Clock'; `You're  
Sixteen'; `Oh My My'; `Sunshine Life For Me (Sail Away  
Raymond)'; `Photograph'.  
 
1978 
 -- Sweet Silence Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark. Recording: either  
of: `On The Rebound'; `She's So In Love'; `As Far As We Can Go'; `One  
Way Love Affair'. Producer: Russ Ballard; Engineer: David De Vore.   
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert at the Sullivan Stadium, Foxboro, Massachusetts  
(Get Back Tour).  
 
1991 
 -- Paul's concert at the Copenhagen Falkoner Theatre, Denmark.  
 -- BBC Television Centre at Shepherds Bush Green, Shepherds Bush,  
London, ends use as a television studio.   
 
1995 
 -- Westwood One radio broadcasts `Oobu Joobu' Part 11.  
  
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25 July 
 
1961 
 -- Performance at the Cavern, with Gerry and the Pacemakers, the  
Bluegenes, and others.   
 
1963 
 -- Test session of Cilla Black for EMI.  
 
1964 
 -- `A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, replacing `Rolling Stones'  
LP  (UK Record Retailer chart).   
Billboard comments that `A Hard Day's Night' LP has already sold   
enough copies to cover all the films costs. A record in the subject.  
 -- Studio 4. BBC Television Centre, London. George appears on  
BBC-TV's `Juke Box Jury'. Broadcast live.   
Studio 4. BBC Television Centre, London. Ringo films appearance  
on BBC-TV's `Juke Box Jury'.   
 
1965 
 -- Cilla Black begins 3 weeks of performances at the Persian Room,  
Plaza Hotel, New York.  
Epstein flies to New York to attend Cilla's debut.  
 
1967 
 -- Brian writes to Nat Weiss. Subjects: Brian's father recent death,   
the Beatles, including their project to buy a Greek island, and his  
next trip to New York (a trip he never took---it was planned for 2  
September 1967).  
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.15am. Recording: `While My Guitar Gently  
Weeps' (take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd  
Engineer: Richard Lush.  
Recording of acoustic demo for `While My Guitar Gently Weeps'.  
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2. 2.30pm-2.30am. Recording: `Here Comes The Sun-King'   
(working title of `Sun King'/`Mean Mr Mustard') (overdub onto take  
35); `Come Together' (overdub onto take 9); `Polythene Pam'/`She Came  
In Through The Bathroom Window' (takes 1-39). Producer: George  
Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John  
Kurlander.   
10.30pm-2.30am. Re-recording of bass and drums, and recording of  
lead vocal for `Polythene Pam'/`She Came In Through The Bathroom  
Window'.  
 
1970 
 -- `Live Peace In Toronto', 29th week in the ranking (Billboard).  
 -- Magazine `Record World' publishes that the incorporation of  
Ono Music Ltd., to publish Yoko's music, is false.   
 
1973 
 -- George pays taxes amounting to 1 million pounds in relation to the  
concert for Bangla Desh.  
 
1978 
 -- Sweet Silence Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark. Recording: either  
of: `On The Rebound'; `She's So In Love'; `As Far As We Can Go'; `One  
Way Love Affair'. Producer: Russ Ballard; Engineer: David De Vore.   
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
  
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26 July 
 
1944 
 -- Mick Jagger is born.  
 
1961 
 -- Performance at the Cavern, with The Four Jays and Remo Four.   
 
1962 
 -- Brian presents Joe Brown and his Bruvvers, heading a bill including  
the Beatles, at the Cambridge Hall, Southport.  
 
1963 
 -- UK single release: `Bad To Me', with Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas.  
 
1964 
 -- Concert at the Opera House, Blackpool.  
 
1967 
 -- Brian returns to London from Liverpool.  
Brian has a meeting with psychiatrist Dr John Flood, from the  
Priory Hospital.  
 
1968 
 -- Night: Paul and John give the final touches to `Hey Jude', at Paul's  
home studio.  
 -- Opening party of the Vesubio Club. Paul attends and plays an  
advance pressing of `Hey Jude'/`Revolution'.   
 
1969 
 -- `Get Back', 12th and last week in the Top 30 (Billboard).   
`Give Peace A Chance', 3rd week in the Top 28 (Billboard).   
 
1978 
 -- Sweet Silence Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark. Recording: either  
of: `On The Rebound'; `She's So In Love'; `As Far As We Can Go'; `One  
Way Love Affair'. Producer: Russ Ballard; Engineer: David De Vore.   
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
 
1989 
 -- Paul concert at the Playhouse Theatre, London.  
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert at the Sullivan Stadium, Foxboro, Massachusetts  
(Get Back Tour).  
  
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27 July 
 
1962 
 -- Brian presents Joe Brown and his Bruvvers, heading a bill including  
the Beatles, at the Tower Ballroom, New Brighton. A big fight rises  
during the concert.  
 
1963 
 -- `Please Please Me' LP number 1, 12th week (UK Record Retailer chart).  
 -- End of English tour with Gerry and the Pacemakers and Tommy  
Quickly, at the Odeon Cinema, Weston-Super-Mare. Photographer Dezo  
Hoffmann present.   
 
1964 
 -- Brian flies to New York to negotiate US tours for Cilla Black, Gerry  
and the Pacemakers and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas, all to   
commence at the end of February 1965.  
 -- Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers sign for NEMS Enterprises.  
 -- Brian represents pop music in the 1964 list of the 10 best dressed  
men in Britain.  According to the selectors: `his sartorial taste   
hits the mark as surely as his eye for talent. He is one of the   
moderates.'  
 
1968 
 -- Apple stores close.  
 
1970 
 -- Opening of the revue `Oh! Calcutta!', at the Roundhouse,  
London. Pattie Harrison and Eric Clapton attend.  
 
1976 
 -- John's application to remain in the US as a permanent resident  
is approved at a special hearing.   
 
1978 
 -- Sweet Silence Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark. Recording: either  
of: `On The Rebound'; `She's So In Love'; `As Far As We Can Go'; `One  
Way Love Affair'. Producer: Russ Ballard; Engineer: David De Vore.   
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
 
1989 
 -- Paul concert at the Playhouse Theatre, London.  
  
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28 July 
 
1962 
 -- Concert at the Majestic Ballroom, Birkenhead.   
Performance at the Cavern, with The Red River Jazzmen, and Dee  
Fenton and The Silhouettes.   
 
1963 
 -- Concert at the ABC, Great Yarmouth.  
 
1964 
 -- The Beatles fly to Sweden.  
Concert at the Ice Hockey Stadium, Stockholm.  
 
1965 
 -- `Help!' single number 1, 1st week; 1st week in the ranking (UK  
New Musical Express chart).   
 -- BBC-TV broadcasts the programme `Songwriters', about Lennon  
and McCartney.   
 
1967 
 -- Brian returns from London to Liverpool.  
 
1968 
 -- Afternoon and early evening. Various London locations. `Mad  
Day'. Photographic session with Don McCullin, Ronald Fitzgibbon,  
Stephen Goldblatt, Tony Bramwell and Mal Evans, and spectators Mal  
Evans's son Gary, Yoko and Francie Schwartz.  
1) Thomson House.  
2) Mercury Theatre, Notting Hill. The Beatles park around the  
corner, near the Horbury Chapel, and then wait in the dance studio.  
Locations: 1) Posing with parrot near one theatre's exit; 2) on   
stage, 1st John and then Paul as central figure; 3) change of  
clothes; 4) jam session; 5) 4.30pm approx. Paul and George eat at the  
bar; pictures of John with silvery jacket and Ringo; 6) outside the  
Theatre, holding a hoarding worded `International Theatre Club'. Then  
the Beatles drive to the Highgate location.    
3) Highgate cementery. Locations: 1) Bench outside 79 Swain's  
Lane; 2) in front of house at 59 Swain's Lane.   
4) 5.00-6.00pm. St Pancras Old Church and Gardens, London.  
Locations: 1) Flower display; 2) Bench; 3) Drinking fountain; 4) John  
Soane's mausoleum; 5) St Pancras Coroner's Court; 6) Hollyhocks; 7)  
Bench; 8) Church; 9) Railings.    
`The Beatles 1962-1966' and `The Beatles 1967-1970' gatefold  
sleeves photographs taken.   
5) Old Street Station. 6.00pm approx. Arrival at the Old Street  
Station.    
6) Wapping. Late afternoon. Arrival at Wapping Pier Head.  
Locations: 1) Corner of Wapping High Street and Sampson Street;   
2) wasteland; 3) stopping concrete bed; John and Yoko go away  
briefly; 4) John plays dead; 5) posing on east quay; 6) posing on  
west quay; later, signing of autographs; 7) John laying on the  
ground.   
7) Sunhouse at Paul's house, 7 Cavendish Avenue, St John's Woods.  
 
1969 
 -- Studio 3. 2.30-8.00pm. Recording: `Polythene Pam'/`She Came In   
Through The Bathroom Window' (overdub onto take 39).  
Studio 2 (control room only). 8.00-8.30pm. Recording: `Polythene  
Pam'/`She Came In Through The Bathroom Window' (tape reduction take  
39 into take 40). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff  
Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.   
 
1971 
 -- US single release: `Bangla Desh'/`Deep Blue'.  
 
1973 
 -- `Live And Let Die' LP number 17 (Billboard).   
 
1978 
 -- Daniel De Vore roughly mixes `On The Rebound'; `She's So In  
Love'; `As Far As We Can Go'; `One Way Love Affair'.   
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
  
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29 July 
 
1963 
 -- 4pm. Washington Hotel, London. 32 photographs taken by `Radio  
Times' photographer Don Smith in a bedroom.   
Later, photo session with Marc Sharratt on the hotel roof, and  
individual photos (order: George, Ringo, John, Paul).   
 
1964 
 -- Concert at the Ice Hockey Stadium, Stockholm. John and Paul  
suffer an electric discharge when they touch the microphones while  
playing `Long Tall Sally'.  
 -- Brian resigns his directorship with NEMS Limited.  
 -- `A Hard Day's Night' single number 1, 3rd week (UK New Musical  
Express chart).   
`With The Beatles', 36th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical  
Express chart).   
 
1965 
 -- `Help!' premiere at the London Pavilion. The Beatles and Brian   
attend.  
After, party at the Dorchester Hotel.   
 
1968 
 -- Night: John and Yoko arrive at the Apple stores.  Yoko takes various  
articles.  
 -- Studio 2. 8.30pm-4.00am. Recording: `Hey Jude' (takes 1-6).  
Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John  
Smith.    
Rehearsal of `Hey Jude'.  
During `Hey Jude' recording: filming for `Experiment In  
Television'.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 3. 2.30-10.45pm. Recording: `Come Together' (overdub  
onto take 9); `Sun King'/`Mean Mr Mustard' (overdub onto take 35).  
Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd  
Engineer: John Kurlander.   
Recording of guitar solo for `Come Together'.   
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
 
1990 
 -- Paul concert at the Soldier Field, Chicago.  End of `Get Back' tour.  
  
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30 July 
 
1963 
 -- Studio 2. 10.00am-1.30pm. Recording: `Please Mister Postman'  
(takes 1-9); `It Won't Be Long' (takes 1-10). Producer: George  
Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Richard Langham.   
 -- 5.00-5.29pm. BBC's `Pop Go The Beatles' broadcast (recorded 10  
July 1963, 1.30-3.30pm).  
 -- The Playhouse Theatre, London. Much earlier than 5.30-6.30pm,  
the contracted time. Recording for BBC's `Saturday Club': `Long Tall  
Sally'; `She Loves You'; `Glad All Over'; `Twist And Shout'; `You  
Really Got A Hold On Me'; `I'll Get You'.    
 -- Studio 2. 5.00-11.00pm. Recording: `Money (That's What I  
Want)' (piano test, plus takes 8-14); `Till There Was You' [re-make]  
(takes 4-8); `Roll Over Beethoven' (takes 1-8); `It Won't Be Long'  
(takes 11-23); `All My Loving' (takes 1-14). Producer: George  
Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Richard Langham.   
 -- UK single release: `Tip Of My Tongue', Tommy Quickly's debut.  
 
1964 
 -- W. A. Wilson & Farquharson (Investments) Limited changes name to  
Harreen Limited, to reflect Harry and Queenie Epstein interests.  
 
1965 
 -- Saville Theatre. Private rehearsal for a forthcoming TV  
appearance.   
 
1966 
 -- Brian goes to Portmeirion village, North Wales, with George Martin,   
to recover from his glandular fever.  
 -- ``Yesterday'... And Today', 6th week in the Top 30  
(Billboard).   
 
1968 
 -- Studio 2. 7.30pm-3.30am. Recording: `Hey Jude' (takes 7-23,  
tape reduction take 23 into takes 24, 25). Stereo mixing: `Hey Jude'  
(remix 1, from take 25). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken  
Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.   
Rehearsal for `Hey Jude'.   
During the session, a documental for the British National Music   
Council is filmed.  
 -- Public announcement of Apple stores closing.   
 
1969 
 -- Studio 2 (control room only). 2.00-3.30pm. Recording: `You  
Never Give Me Your Money' (tape  reduction take 30 into takes 37-42).  
Studio 3. 3.30-10.30pm. Recording: `Come Together' (overdub onto take  
9); `Polythene Pam'/`She Came In Through The Bathroom Window'  
(overdub onto take 40); `You Never Give Me Your Money' (overdub onto  
take 40) ; `Golden Slumbers'/`Carry That Weight' (overdub onto take 17).  
Studio 2 (control room only). 10.30pm-2.30am. Stereo mixing: `You  
Never Give Me Your Money' (remix 1, from take 40); `Sun King'/`Mean  
Mr Mustard' (remix 1, from take 35); `Her Majesty' (remix 1, from take  
3); `Polythene Pam'/`She Came In Through The Bathroom Window' (remix  
1, from take 40); `Golden Slumbers'/`Carry That Weight' (remix 1,  
from take 17); `Ending' (working title of `The End') (remix 1, from  
take 7). Editing, crossfading and tape compilation: `You Never Give Me  
Your  Money'; `Sun King'/`Mean Mr Mustard'; `Her Majesty'; `Polythene  
Pam'/`She Came In Through The Bathroom Window'; `Golden  
Slumbers'/`Carry  That Weight'; `Ending' (working title of `The  
End'). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil  
McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.   
Rough compilation to judge the progress of the medley. Paul decides  
to eliminate `Her Majesty'. The piece of tape is cut carelessly,   
leaving on it the end of `Mean Mr Mustard' and missing the last chord  
of `Her Majesty', but since this was just a rough mix, things went  
on.  John Kurlander, second engineer for this session, disobeying  
Paul, conserved the tape, appending it to the end of the complete   
tape, but clearly apart from the rest, 15 seconds after `The End'.  
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
  
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31 July 
 
1964 
 -- Concert at the Imperial Ballroom, Nelson.  
 
1966 
 -- US `Datebook' magazine publishes John declarations on Christianism.  
 
1967 
 -- The Lord Chief Justice dismisses the charges against Keith Richards  
and gives Mick Jagger a conditional discharge, with respect to the   
trial on drugs charges of them and Robert Fraser.  
 -- Radio London office, 17 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London. Ringo  
records a farewell message from the Beatles.   
 
1968 
 -- Morning. Apple boutique gives away its inventory.  
 -- Trident Studios. 2.00pm-4.00am. Recording: `Hey Jude'  
[re-make] (takes 1-4, overdub onto take 1). Producer: George Martin;  
Engineer: Barry Sheffield; 2nd Engineer: unknown.   
Recording of rythm track for `Hey Jude'. First 8-track Beatles  
recording.   
 
1969 
 -- Mal Evans takes the tape containing the `Abbey Road' medley compiled  
on 30 July to Apple for acetate cutting purposes. He returns the tape  
this same day to EMI.  
Malcom Davies, at Apple, cuts a lacquer of the complete medley  
sequence.  On his own he decides to include the `Her Majesty' piece,  
although it had been placed detached from the main sequence to make  
it clear it was not intended to be part of the medley.  
 -- Studio 2. 2.30pm-1.15am. Recording: `You Never Give Me Your  
Money' (overdub onto take 30); `Golden Slumbers'/`Carry That Weight'  
(overdub onto take 17). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff  
Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.  
 
1970 
 -- Cynthia marries Roberto Bassanini.  
 
1983 
 -- Studio 2. Show `The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).   
 
1995 
 -- Westwood One radio broadcasts `Oobu Joobu', Part 12.  
 
1997 
 -- 10.00pm. Royal Albert Hall. Promenade concert, featuring the  
King's Singers, performing `Penny Lane', `Eleanor Rigby', `I'll  
Follow The Sun' and `Honey Pie'.