April 4 – Today in Beatles History

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1962

Performance at the Cavern, with the Four Jays and The Dominoes.

1963
BBC Paris Studio, London. 11.00am-2.00pm. Recording for BBC’s ‘Side By Side’: ‘Side By Side’; ‘Too Much Monkey Business’; ‘Love Me Do’; ‘Boys’; ‘I’ll Be On My Way’; ‘From Me To You’.
After BBC session, photographic sessions with Dezo Hoffmann at mens-wear store Cecil Gee, London, and outside the BBC Paris Studio.
After BBC session, the Beatles drive to Stowe School, Buckinghamshire.
Performance at the Roxburgh Hall, Stowe School. Photographer David Magnus takes pictures of the performance, and at the Marble Hall.
The Beatles spend the night at the Green Man Hotel, in the village of Syresham, Buckinghamshire.

Billy J. Kramer records ‘I’ll Be On My Way’ at EMI Studios.

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1964
The Beatles occupy the 1st 5 positions of the US ranking, 15 songs in the Top 100, and positions 1 and 2 in the album chart (Billboard).
Billboard affirms that almost everyone is tired of the Beatles: disc-jockeys, of playing their records; editors, of writing about them; and product manufacturers, of hearing about them.

‘With The Beatles’ number 1, 18th week (UK Record Retailer chart).
‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’ number 4, 12th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘She Loves You’ number 3, 11th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘Please Please Me’ number 5, 10th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘I Saw Her Standing There’ number 31, 9th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘From Me To You’ number 41, 5th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘Twist And Shout’ number 2, 4th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘Roll Over Beethoven’ number 68, 3rd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘We Love You Beatles’, by the Carefrees, number 42, 3rd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘A Letter To The Beatles’, by the Four Preps, number 85, 3rd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ number 1, 1st week; 2nd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘Do You Want To Know A Secret’ number 46, 2nd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘All My Loving’ number 58, 2nd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘You Can’t Do That’ number 65, 1st week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
‘Thank You Girl’ number 79, 1st week in the Top 100 (Billboard).

10.00-12.00am. BBC’s ‘Saturday Club’ broadcast (recorded 31 March 1964).

End of performances at the Empire, Liverpool.

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1965
John and Paul compose ‘Help!’

Cilla Black appears on the Ed Sullivan Show.

1967

Paul flies from San Francisco to Denver.

Studio 2 (control room only). 7.00pm-12.45am. Mono mixing: ‘Within You Without You’ (remixes 6-11 from ‘Part 1’ of take 2, remix 12 from ‘Parts 2, 3’ of take 2). Editing: ‘Within You Without You’ (of mono remixes 10-12, with overdub). Stereo mixing: ‘Within You Without You’ (remixes 1-3 from ‘Part 1’ of take 2, remixes 4, 5 of ‘Parts 2, 3’ of take 2). Editing: ‘Within You Without You’ (of stereo remixes 3, 5 with overdub). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Recording of laughters for ‘Within You Without You’.

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1968
Morning. Francie Schwartz calls Apple, making a date with anemployee.

1970
‘Let It Be’ single, 4th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).
‘Live Peace In Toronto’, 13th week in the ranking (Billboard).

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