July 1 – Today in Beatles History

1961
Start of validity of 1-year contract with Bert Kaempfert Produktions.

1962
Performance at the Cavern, with Gene Vincent.

1963
Studio 2. 2.30-5.30pm. 7.00-10.00pm. Recording: ‘She Loves You’ (takes unknown); ‘Get You In The End’ (working title of ‘I’ll Get You’) (takes unknown). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick.
Start of sessions for the single ‘She Loves You’/’I’ll Get You’.

Alley to the left of Abbey Road Studios. During a break in the recording session, photographic session.

1964
‘With The Beatles’, 32nd week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

John buys a house in Surrey for 20,000 pounds.

Cilla Black, with the Joe Loss Orchestra, sings before Princess Margaret and the Lord Chief Justice at a charity ball held at the Mansion House, London.

Brian is appointed a director of W. A. Wilson & Farquharson (Investments) Limited, an investment and hire purchase company.

Broadcast on Australian channel 9 TV programme ‘The Beatles Sing For Shell’ of the concert at the Melbourne Festival Hall (recorded 17 June 1964).

The Beatles at Lime Grove BBC Studios.

1965
S. E. Gadd Limited changes name to Clarendon Furnishing (Cheshire) Limited.

US gold certification for ‘Beatles VI’.

The Beatles attend a party in their honour in Jerez, Spain.

1966
2nd concert at the Budokan Hall (Martial Arts Hall), Tokyo. Filmed.

1967
2nd concert of the Monkees at the Wembley Empire Pool, presented by NEMS Enterprises.

1968
Studio 2. 5.00pm-3.00am. Recording: ‘Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey’ (overdub onto take 8, tape reduction take 8 into takes 9, 10, overdub onto take 10). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.

Robert Fraser Gallery, 69 Duke Street, Mayfair, London. Opening of John’s art exhibition ‘You Are Here (To Yoko From John Lennon, With Love’).
Before: launch ceremony, releasing 365 helium-filled white balloons.

1969
Studio 2. 3.00-7.30pm. Recording: ‘You Never Give Me Your Money’ (overdub onto take 30). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Chris Blair. Start of a new era of recordings.

John, Yoko, Julian and Kyoko are involved in a car accident in Golspie, Scotland. They are hospitalised.

1996
10.30pm Eastern Standard Time, USA. Premiere of restored version of ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ on AMC (American Movie Classics).

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