Thursday, August 5, 2010

August 5 - Today in Beatles History

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First afternoon show: Performance at the Cavern, with Remo Four.

Performance at the Cavern, with The Saints Jazz Band.

Performance on the 'A Twist And Shout Dance' Festival, at the Abbotsfield Park, Urmston, Manchester, with Brian Poole and the Tremeloes, the Dennisons, and Johnny Martin and the Tremors.
11.30am. Opening of the Festival.

'A Hard Day's Night' single number 1, 4th and last week (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles', 37th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

UK LP release: 'Revolver'.
UK single release: 'Eleanor Rigby'/'Yellow Submarine', double A-side.

Date of beginning of the (cancelled) concerts of Freddie and the Dreamers in Philippines.

The Spanish radio RKT establishes a censorship against the Beatles, due to John's declarations about Jesus.

Date offered to Brian by Dr. John Flood for their meeting, to replace the 3 August meeting, which Brian could not attend. Brian cannot accept this date either.

Studio 3 (control room only) . 2.30-6.30pm. Recording: 'You Never Give Me Your Money' (sound effects takes 1-5). Abbey Road, Room 43 and Studio 2. 6.30-10.45pm. Recording: 'Because' (overdub onto take 16) ; 'Ending' (working title of 'The End') (overdub onto take 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.
Paul brings home-made tape loops, to use in the crossfade at the end of 'You Never Give Me Your Money'. First Beatle use of a synthesizer ('Because').
Studio 3 (control room). 8.00-9.30pm. Tony Clark, balance engineer, and Alan Parsons, 2nd engineer, make a copy from an ordinary cassette of some recent private record of John and Yoko. It's taken away by Anthony Fawcett, assistent of the Lennons.

Santa Barbara Sound studio, Santa Barbara, USA. Mixing for LP 'Old Wave'. Producer: Jim Nipar, assisted by Terry Nelson. Ringo and Joe Walsh are in attendance.

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

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