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Today in Beatles History: September 30

Posted by **Stephen** on Sep 30, 2017 at 1:21:58 PM:

1960 - The Beatles perform at the Indra Club, Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, West Germany.

1962 - The Beatles perform at the Cavern Club at night.

1964 - The Beatles in the recording studio (Studio Two, EMI Studios, London). Recording songs for their fourth album, "Beatles For Sale". They tape five takes of "Every Little Thing", three takes of "What You're Doing", and eight takes of "No Reply". Take 2 of "No Reply" is included on "The Beatles Anthology 1" (Disc 2, Track 23).

1973 - "The New York Times Book Review" includes a favorable review, written by John Lennon, of the Spike Milligan book "The Goon Show Scripts".

1978 - UK release of Beatles single "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band - With A Little Help from My Friends/A Day in the Life" (Parlophone). Songs not previously released as a single.

1978 - UK re-release of Beatles compilation double LP "The Beatles 1962-1966" on red vinyl (Parlophone). Originally released on April 19, 1973.

1978 - UK re-release of Beatles compilation double LP "The Beatles 1967-1970" on blue vinyl (Parlophone). Originally released on April 19, 1973.

1988 - A star honoring John Lennon is unveiled on Hollywood's 'Walk of Fame'.

1991 - UK release of Paul McCartney CD "CHOBA B CCCP (The Russian Album)" (Parlophone). Songs: "I'm In Love Again", "Kansas City", "Twenty Flight Rock", "Lawdy Miss Clawdy", "Bring It On Home to Me", "Lucille", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "I'm Gonna Be a Wheel Someday", "That's All Right (Mama)", "Summertime", "Ain't That a Shame", "Crackin' Up", "Just Because", and "Midnight Special".

1999 - At an auction at Christie's in London, John Lennon's 1967 handwritten lyrics to "I Am the Walrus" are sold to an anonymous telephone bidder for 78,500 pounds ($129,000). The sheet of lyrics contains Lennon's notes and changes, such as the deletion of the word "policeman", which was changed to "priestess". George Harrison's 1962 Rickenbacker guitar is also auctioned; it is sold for $92,900.

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