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1964, October

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 31, 1964 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

Gaumont Cinema, Ipswich

The Beatles' second and final visit to Ipswich in Suffolk was the 18th date of their 1964 British tour. They had previously performed at the same venue, the Gaumont Cinema, on 22 May 1963 as part of their tour with Roy Orbison.

The Beatles performed two concerts each night...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 30, 1964 (Friday) - 0 Comments

Gaumont Cinema, Bournemouth

Times: 18.15, 20.30. Concerts at the Gaumont Theatre, Bournemouth.

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ABC Cinema, Plymouth

The Beatles' second and final visit to Plymouth was the 16th date of their 1964 British tour. They had previously performed at the same venue, the ABC Cinema, on 13 November 1963.

The Beatles performed two concerts each night on the tour, for which they were paid £850. Their ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 28, 1964 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

ABC Cinema, Exeter

On 28 October 1964, following two performance at the ABC Cinema, Exeter, The Beatles spoke to Playboy journalist Jean Shepherd.

The interview took place in a Torquay hotel room, and was first published in the February 1965 edition of Playboy. It begins with an introduction by S...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 27, 1964 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London

Mono mixing and editing where appropriate, of "What You're Doing", "Honey Don't", "Mr. Moonlight", "Every Little Thing" and "Eight Days A Week", completed between 10:00 am and 12:30 pm, and stereo mixing/editing of "Eight Days A Week", "Every Little Thing", "What You...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 26, 1964 (Monday) - 0 Comments

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London

Another 'rest day' from the tour in which the Beatles did anything but rest. Between 10:00 am and 12:45 pm they attended a mono mix session for "I Don't Want To Spoil The Party", "Rock And Roll Music", "Words Of Love", "Baby's In Black", "I'm A Loser" and "Kansas Cit...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 25, 1964 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

Hippodrome Theatre, Brighton

After this date the tour resumed on the 28th.

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Setlist

  1. Twist and Shout
    (The Top Notes cover)
  2. Money (That's What I Want)
    (Barrett Strong cover)
  3. Can't Buy Me Love
  4. Things We Said Today
  5. I'm Happy Just to Dance With You
  6. I Should Have Known Better
  7. If I Fell
  8. I Wanna Be Your Man
  9. A Hard Day's Night
  10. Long...
The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 23, 1964 (Friday) - 0 Comments

Gaumont State Cinema, Kilburn, London

This date, the 12th of The Beatles' 1964 British tour, was the second time they performed at the Gaumont State Cinema in London's Kilburn district. They had previously performed there on 9 April 1964.

On this day The Beatles performed two concerts, for which ...

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Odeon Cinema, Leeds

For George Martin, another mono mix of "I Feel Fine", made between 11:00 am and 12:00 noon in studio one at EMI. For the Beatles, two more performances in Leeds.

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Odeon Cinema, Glasgow

While the Beatles were in Scotland, George Martin and team worked this day from 2:30 to 5:45 pm at Abbey Road producing mono masters of "I Feel Fine", "I'll Follow The Sun", "She's A Woman" and "Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby", with tapes of "I Feel Fine" and "She's A Woman"...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 20, 1964 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

Caird Hall, Dundee

A camera crew from Grampian Television - ITV franchise for north-east Scotland - visited the Beatles in their Caird hall dressing-room before the first of this evening's two "houses", filming an interview they gave to June Shields. The crew also shot some more general footage con...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 19, 1964 (Monday) - 0 Comments

ABC Cinema, Edinburgh

The first of three consecutive nights in Scotland.

The seventh date of The Beatles' 1964 British tour took place at the ABC Cinema in Edinburgh. It was the first of three consecutive nights in Scotland.

The Beatles performed two concerts, for which they were paid £850. Thei...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 18, 1964 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London

Scarcely baulking at the idea of having to record during this break from their concert tour, and a Sunday at that, the Beatles put in a solid nine hours' work at Abbey Road, starting and completing the recording of six new album tracks and the A-side of their next si...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 17, 1964 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles took a rest today.

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ABC Cinema, Hull

While George Martin was busy in Studio One at Abbey Road, 2:30 to 5:30 pm, producing two mono mixes of "No Reply", the Beatles were about to arrive in Hull for their night's work at the ABC. After this date the tour resumed on the 19th.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 15, 1964 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

Globe Cinema, Stockton-on-Tees

The Beatles' first visit to Stockton-on-Tee had occurred on the same day (November 22, 1963) that President Kennedy was assasinated. This second and last visit to the north-east town coincided with a General Election in the United Kingdom, which returned the Labour Pa...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 14, 1964 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

Studio Four, Granada TV Centre, Manchester and ABC Cinema, Ardwick, Manchester

During the afternoon the Beatles made a rare return visit to the Granada TV Centre in Manchester, taping a mimed performance of "I Should Have Known Better". It was slotted into Scene At 6:30 on Friday, October 16 (6:30-...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 13, 1964 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

ABC Cinema, Station Rd. Wigan, Lancashire

This was The Beatles' only visit to Wigan, a town in the north of England. It was the fourth date of their 1964 British tour.

The group performed two concerts on this evening, for which they were paid £850. Their set contained 10 songs: Twist And Shout, M...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 12, 1964 (Monday) - 0 Comments

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London

Enjoying a day off from the tour, the Beatles may have attended this mix session at Abbey Road, George Martin and Norman Smith preparing mono and stereo mixes of "She's A Woman" between 10:00 and 10:30 am and then, in a 2:30 to 3:00 pm session, producing a mono mix o...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 11, 1964 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

Odeon Cinema, New St. Birmingham, Warwickshire

17.00 and 19.45. Concerts

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 10, 1964 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 12th week (UK Record Retailer chart).

18.15 and 20.45. Concerts at the De Montfort Hall, Leicester.

Brian gets the British representation of the American group New Christy Minstrels, and plans to take them to the UK for one week of radio and television promotion in J...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 9, 1964 (Friday) - 0 Comments

Gaumont Cinema, Bradford

This eagerly awaited British tour, the Beatles' only one in 1964, got underway in Bradford, as had the Helen Shapiro tour in February 1963 and that year's "Christmas Show".

On this tour, earning £850 for two "houses" per date, the Beatles' repertoire comprised "Twist And S...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 8, 1964 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London

Intended not for the in-the-works LP but for a simultaneous single release, the Beatles recorded Paul's bluesy "She's A Woman" this day, beginning and completing it in just two sessions, 3:30-5:30 pm for the seven-take basic track and 7:00-10:00 pm for overdubs. The ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 7, 1964 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments


Meeting of the Beatles, Brian and Walter Shenson to discuss plans for the next film.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 6, 1964 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London

Recording at Abbey Road from 3:00 to 6:45 and 7:00 to 10:00 pm, taping 13 takes of "Eight Days A Week" and experimenting all the while with various ways of opening and closing this new song - a novel fade-up at the start and fade-down at the end was decided upon, eff...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 5, 1964 (Monday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles not really doing anything today.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 4, 1964 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles had a day of rest today

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 3, 1964 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

The Granville Studio, London

Afternoon recording for Shindig - a live performance, not mimed, at the Granville Studio, before a specially-invited audience of London-area Beatles Fan Club members. The group sang three songs, "Kansas City"/"Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey" (which was shown at the beginning of the pr...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: October 2, 1964 (Friday) - 0 Comments

The Granville Studio, Fulham Broadway, London

TV rehearsals in London was an English producer but for an American show, the ABC network's Shindig, one of the primetime pop series on US TV in the mid-60's. The producer of Shindig was Jack Good, the englishman who had relocated in Hollywood, while th...

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