March 5 – Today in Beatles History

EMI House, George Martin’s 4th floor office, London. Photographic session with Angus McBean, changing clothes.
EMI House, spiral staircase to the basement, London. Photographic session with Angus McBean.
Montague Place, London. Photographic session with 3 photographers, between the 2nd and 3rd parking meters nearest to the junction of Montague Place with Malet Street. George Martin is present. They all arrived from EMI House, and later went to EMI Studios in Abbey Road.
Studio 2. 2.30-5.30pm. Recording: ‘From Me To You’ (takes 1-13); ‘Thank You Little Girl’ (working title of ‘Thank You Girl’) (takes 1-13). Studio 2. 7.00-10.00pm. Recording: ‘The One After 909’ (takes 1-5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Richard Langham.
Start of sessions for ‘From Me To You’/’Thank You Girl’.
1st attempt to record ‘What Goes On’. Failed.

Abbey Road Studios. Photographic session with EMI staff photographers (Edgar Brind among them) on the front steps. Dezo Hoffmann takes pictures of this session.

Shooting of early scenes for ‘A Hard Day’s Night’, on board a train leaving from Paddington Station.
[Some day between 2 and 6 March 1964.] After a day of filming in the West Country for ‘A Hard Day’s Night’, the Beatles return to Westbourne Park Station, London.
Dinner at Brasenose College, organized by Jeffrey Archer, rallying help for Oxfam’s 21st anniversary celebrations. The Beatles and Brian attend.

Performance of Lee Dorsey at Saville Theatre, with Pink Floyd as support act.

Date after which EMI planned not to pay any author rights to anyone during the EMI-Richenberg trial.

‘Yellow Submarine’, 7th week in the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart).

John and Yoko ara admitted into the London Clinic.

Paul’s concert in Tokyo (‘Get Back Tour’).

Paul’s concert in Perth, Australia. Start of the ‘New World Tour’.

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