Today in Beatles History: October 2
Posted by **Stephen** on Oct 3, 2017 at 12:32:19 PM:
1960 - The Beatles perform at the Indra Club, Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, West Germany.
1962 - The Beatles perform at the Cavern Club at lunchtime.
1962 - The Beatles sign a five-year management contract with Brian Epstein, and this time Epstein signs the contract as well.
1964 - The Beatles rehearse for an appearance on the US television pop music show "Shindig". Producer Jack Good was in England to tape an all-British show, including The Beatles, Sandie Shaw, the Karl Denver Trio, Tommy Quickly, Sounds Incorporated, Lyn Cornell, and P.J. Proby (an American working out of England). This day is set aside for rehearsals; taping is scheduled for the following day.
1967 - The Beatles in the recording studio (Studio Two, EMI Studios, London). Recording begins for "Hello Goodbye", which is not for inclusion with "Magical Mystery Tour", but for The Beatles' next single. (The song's working title at this point is "Hello Hello"). Fourteen takes of the basic rhythm track are recorded.
1968 - The Beatles in the recording studio (Trident Studios, London). Paul's lead vocal and a lead guitar part are overdubbed onto "Honey Pie".
1969 - George Martin edits The Beatles' "Across the Universe" for the World Wildlife Fund charity album. He speeds it up, adds sounds of birds chirping and flying, and he also adds sounds of children at a playground.
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