Tuesday, 30th October, 1962 In the morning The Beatles flew to Hamburg, GermanyÂ in preperation for a series of gigs at The Star-Club.
Archive for October, 2007
Monday, 29th October, 1962 The Beatles drove over to Manchester to tape another appearance for Granada TV’s People & Places show. They first perfomed Love Me Do, with George on acoustic guitar, Paul on bass and Ringo on drums all stood up with John, without guitar, sitting in front of them like a lead singer [...]
Saturday, October 27: Sundance Channel exclusively premieres Help! at 10pm ET/PT, with repeated airings scheduled through November. Week of October 29: Amazon.com exclusively premieres The Beatles’ full-length performance of You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away from the film. AOL Music exclusively premieres The Beatles’ full-length performance of Help! from the film. Thursday, November 1: [...]
Sunday, 28th October, 1962 The Beatles biggest gig in their career to date. The Fab Four once more joined Little Richard on the bill, this time at Liverpool’s top venue, the famous Empire Theater. This was their first appearence at the venue other than a couple of talent show auditionsÂ in the formativeÂ Quarry Men days,Â and once [...]
The BBC is currently hosting a video of Paul Mccartney’s perfomance from the recent Electric Proms concert. The video is only available until November 4th and can be accessed HERE.
Saturday, 27th October, 1962 The Beatles played their final gig at the Hulme Hall in Port Sunlight, Birkenhead. Prior to goin on stage they recorded a radio interview for the local hospital network.
According to this report on the BBC website, a recent poll conducted for Vanity Fairs’ “Movies Rock” special placed Prince’s Purple Rain ahead of A Hard Days Night as the “best soundtrack.” I don’t think so…
Friday, 26th October, 1962 At 5:00pm the BBC brodcast the episode of Here We Go recorded the day before in Manchester. In an unprecedented move the three Beatles songs were broadcast back-to-back in one continous block in the middle of the programme. Later in the evening The Beatles made their debut in the town of [...]
The Liverpool Echo reports that a photographerÂ who captured the Beatlesâ€™ â€œmad day outâ€ on cameraÂ put Â the imagesÂ on show in Â Liverpool this week. Tom Murray spent a day messing around in London with the Fab Four in July 1968. “It really was a mad day rushing around London. Weâ€™d get half-an-hour, maybe 45 minutes at the [...]
Thursday, 25th October, 1962 The Beatles return to the Playhouse Theater in Manchester to record another session for the BBC Light Programme radio show Here We Go. Rehersals started around 4:00pm with the recording taking place between 8:00 and 8:45pm. The Beatles performed Love Me Do, A Taste of Honey and PS I Love You.