The San Diego Reader recently posted an extensive detailed piece on the story of Revolutionary Comics who produced a series of notorious unauthorized comic book “biographies” of various Rock groups. The Beatles were published in several issues. The blog post included this this unused cover art for “The Beatles Experience” #5 featuring the Fab Four [...]
Archive for September, 2008
Monday, 16 September, 1963 After almost nine months of continuous touring, TV and radio appearances, as well as recording sessions, the Beatles took a much needed vacation. John flew to Paris with his wife Cynthia, where they were joined by Brian Epstein. George and his brother Peter flew to the USA to visit their sister [...]
Sunday, 15 September, 1963 The Beatles headlined a twelve act variety show at the Royal Albert Hall in London in aid of charity.
Saturday, 14 September, 1963 The Beatles played a gig at the Memorial Hall in Northwich.
Friday, 13 September, 1963 The Beatles perform a gig at the Public Hall in Preston. After the gig, Paul McCartney drives 25 miles to the Imperial Ballroom in Nelson to participate in judging for the “Imperial Miss 1963″ beauty pageant.
Thursday, 12 September, 1963 Still at EMI Studio Two at Abbey Road, The Beatles started the day by recording four speech messages to be used on Australian radio to promote their upcoming tour there. Work then resumed on recording “With The Beatles,” with more takes of “Hold Me Tiger,” “Don’t Bother Me,” “Little Child,” and [...]
Wednesday, 11 September, 1963 The Beatles are at Studio Two in EMI’s Abbey Road studios, in London, working on songs for their second album “With the Beatles.” They record “I Wanna Be Your Man” with Ringo on lead vocal (1 take), “Little Child” (2 takes), “All I’ve Got to Do,” (15 takes), “Not a Second [...]
Tuesday, 10 September, 1963 John and Paul give the song “I Wanna Be Your Man” to the Rolling Stones, who go on to make it a Top 20 single.
Sunday, 8 September, 1963 The Beatles head back north for another performance at the ABC Theatre in the seaside town of Blackpool.
Saturday, 7 September, 1963 On the way to Croydon for an evening gig, The Beatles stop at the Playhouse Theatre in London to record an appearance on the BBC radio program “Saturday Club,” a special edition marking the show’s fifth anniversary. The Beatles record the songs “I Saw Her Standing There,” “Memphis,” “Happy Birthday Saturday [...]