May 8 – Today in Beatles History

1962
Brian meets at HMV Shop, Oxford St., London, with Bob Boast, Jim Foy, disc cutter, and Syd Coleman, general manager. Syd contacts him with George Martin.

1963
‘Please Please Me’ LP, 7th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1967
NEMS Enterprises announces that Gerry and the Pacemakers will split in the next two months.

1968
It is reported that the Beatles have been warned by the syndics of the Portman state that they will have to erase the psychedelic paintings on the Apple Boutique’s wall.

UK single release: ‘Step Inside Love’, with Cilla Black.

John and Paul interview with Larry Kane.

1969
Klein flies to New York for a meeting with the board of directors of ABKCO.
John, George and Ringo order Peter Brown and Neil to sign Klein’s contracts. The contracts are signed, with the sole exception of Paul’s.
Alistair Taylor is fired as Apple’s director.

1970
UK LP release: ‘Let It Be’.

1982
Neil Bogart dies of cancer.

1991
Paul’s concert at the Barcelona Zeleste Club, Spain.

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