Feb 17 Today in Beatles History

1963
Teddington TV Studios, Teddington Lock, Middlesex. Filming appearance for ABC’s ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars’. 1st visit at Teddington TV Studios.

1964
Colonel Parker phones Brian from Hollywood to Miami to congratulate him and the group.

Cilla Black reaches UK number 1 with ‘Anyone Who Had A Heart’. From the USA Brian sends her a congratulatory telegram.

1965
Studio 2. 2.00-7.00pm. Recording: ‘The Night Before’ (takes 1-2). Studio 2. 7.00-11.00pm. Recording: ‘You Like Me Too Much’ (takes 1-8). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.

1967
UK single release: ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’/’Penny Lane’. 3rd double A side.

Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.00am. Recording: ‘Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!’ (takes 1-7, tape reduction take 7 into takes 8, 9, overdub onto take 9). Mono mixing: ‘Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!’ (remix 1, from take 9). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
The mix is taken home by Paul.

1969
Clive Epstein sells Nemperor Holdings to Leonard Richenberg’s Triumph Trust.

US LP release: ‘Under The Jasmine Tree’.

1972
Evening. British screening of John and Yoko’s film protesting the innocence of James Hanratty, in the crypt of the St Martin-In-The-Fields church.

1975
US LP release: ‘Rock’n’Roll’.

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