May 5 – Today in Beatles History

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1965
‘Ticket To Ride’ number 1, 4th week (UK New Musical Express chart).

Lionel Bart flies from UK to Spain to join Brian on vacation.

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1966
Studio 3. 9.30pm-3.00am. Recording: ‘I’m Only Sleeping’ (overdub onto take 11). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.

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1968
Twiggy calls Paul, telling him about Mary Hopkin. [4 May?]

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

Olympic Sound Studios. Start of recordings of the 1st LP of Billy Preston.

Studio 1, Olympic Sound Studios. 7.30pm-4.00am. Recording: ‘Something’ (overdub onto take 36). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Steve Vaughan.

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