April 11 – Today in Beatles History

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1962
John, Paul and Pete arrive in Hamburg (3rd trip). They will play the Star Club.

1963
UK single release: ‘From Me To You’/’Thank You Girl’.

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1964
‘With The Beatles’ number 1, 19th week (UK Record Retailer chart).
‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ number 1, 2nd week; 3rd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).

The Beatles have 14 songs in the Top 100 (Billboard). Record.

1965
Performance in the ‘New Musical Express’ Poll Winner’s Concert, at the Empire Pool Wembley. Other acts: the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Animals, the Moody Blues, etc. Filmed by ABC-TV.
Later, live performance on ABC-TV’s ‘The Eamonn Andrews Show’, at Teddington TV Studios, Middlesex.

1966
Studio 2. 2.30-7.00pm. Recording: ‘Got To Get You Into My Life’ (overdub onto take 8); ‘Granny Smith’ (working title of ‘Love You To’) (takes 1-3).
Studio 2. 8.00pm-12.45am. Recording: ‘Granny Smith’ (working title of ‘Love You To’) (takes 4-6).
Studio 2 (control room only). 12.45-1.00am. Mono mixing: ‘Granny Smith’ (working title of ‘Love You To’) (remix 1, from take 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Recording of guitar overdub for ‘Got To Get You Into My Life’. Remix of ‘Love You To’ for George.

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1967
Paul flies from the US to Britain. He conceives the idea for ‘Magical Mystery Tour’.

1969
UK single release: ‘Get Back’/’Don’t Let Me Down’.

The Beatles formally announce their plan to make a counter-offer against ATV’s bid for Northern Songs.

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1970
‘Let It Be’ single, 5th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).
‘Live Peace In Toronto’, 14th week in the ranking (Billboard).

1997
Paul plays on the roof of MPL, London: ‘Young Boy’; ‘TheWorld Tonight’.

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