Feb 24 – Today in Beatles History

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1961
Performance at the Grosvenor Ballroom, Wallasey.

1962
Performance at the Cavern.

1963
Concert at the Coventry Theatre, Coventry (Helen Shapiro tour).

1964
US ‘Newsweek’ cover story headline: ‘eeeeeeeeeeeee… EEEEEEEEEEEEE, EEEEEEEEEEEE!’

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1965
Start of ‘Help!’ shootings in Bahamas.

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1967
Studio 2. 7.00pm-1.15am. Recording: ‘Lovely Rita’ (overdub onto take 9, tape reduction take 9 into takes 10, 11). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.

Date planned for meeting of Brian and Nat Weiss.

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1969
Trident Studios. Time unknown. Tape copying: ‘I Want You’ (later known as ‘I Want You (She’s So Heavy)’ (of unnumbered Trident master). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Barry Sheffield; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Security copy of ‘I Want You (She’s So Heavy)’.

Triumph Investment gets control over NEMS.

1982
John is awarded a posthumous Grammy for ‘Double Fantasy’.

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