May 6 – Today in Beatles History

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1964
‘Please Please Me’ LP, 59th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
‘With The Beatles’, 24th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).
‘Can’t Buy Me Love’, 7th and last week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Performance for ATV’s ‘Around The Beatles’, in Wembley.

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1966
Studio 2. 2.30pm-1.00am. Recording: ‘I’m Only Sleeping’ (overdub onto take 11, tape reduction take 11 into takes 12, 13). Studio 2 (control room only). 1.00-2.15am. Mono mixing: ‘I’m Only Sleeping’ (remixes 1-4, from take 13). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.

UK single release: ‘2 Days Monday’, 1st of The Scaffold.

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1968
US single release: ‘Step Inside Love’, of Cilla Black.

1969
Studio 1, Olympic Sound Studios. 3.00pm-4.00am. Recording: ‘You Never Give Me Your Money’ (takes 1-36). Stereo mixing: ‘You Never Give Me Your Money’ (remix 1, from take 30). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Steve Vaughan.
1st explicit recording for the ‘Abbey Road’ medley.

It is announced that John and Yoko are recording a record about their lives and Yoko’s miscarriage, up until their honeymoon in Amsterdam.

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1977
UK LP release: ‘The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl’.

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