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1964, September

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 30, 1964 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London

Working between 2:30 and 5:30 pm, the Beatles completed the recording of "Every Little Thing", taping five more takes to take it through to nine in all. Then, resuming at 6:30, they continued with "What You're Doing", recording takes 8 to 11. (Although the 11th takes...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 29, 1964 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London

With their remarkable North American jaunt now past, but a British concert tour just around the corner, the Beatles quickly returned their attention to recording, and the completion of their second album of 1964. They taped three songs this day at Abbey Road, Lennon-...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 28, 1964 (Monday) - 0 Comments

It was a slow day for the Beatles, maybe rest?

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 27, 1964 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

Prince of Wales Theatre, London

Along with chairman David Jacobs, Cilla Black, Brian Epstein, Billy Hatton (of the Fourmost), Bett Hale (of Fabulous Magazine), Alan Freeman and Linda Lewis, Ringo was a member of a jury which judged the final of "The National beat group competition", sponsored by th...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 26, 1964 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles are resting after the long USA tour (one last day)

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 25, 1964 (Friday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles are resting after the long USA tour

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 24, 1964 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles are resting after the long USA tour

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 23, 1964 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles are resting after the long USA tour

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 22, 1964 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles are resting after the long USA tour

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 21, 1964 (Monday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles' first US tour had ended the night before, with a concert in New York City. On this day the group and their entourage flew back to London Airport (now Heathrow), arriving at 9.35pm.

Their flight number was BC 510, and they flew in a Boeing 707. By the time of their arrival thousands of...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 20, 1964 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

Paramount Theatre, 7th Ave./Times Square

New York City, New York, USA

Titled "An evening with The Beatles", this special charity concert, in aid of the United Cerebral Palsy of New York City and Retarded Infants Services, rounded off The Beatles' exhausting North American tour. Paying up to $100 a...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 19, 1964 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

Following their concert in Dallas, Texas on 18 September 1964, The Beatles were flown to a ranch in Missouri for a rest day.

The aeroplane belonged to Reed Pigman, who also owned a ranch in Alton, Missouri. The Beatles used the ranch as a hideaway prior to a trip to New York for the final concert ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 18, 1964 (Friday) - 0 Comments

Dallas Memorial Auditorium, South Akard St. Dallas, Texas, USA

One show. On September 19th, the Beatles rested at a remote ranch in Missouri.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 17, 1964 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

Municipal Stadium, 23rd and Brooklyn

Kansas City, Missouri, USA

The famous "extra" show, the Beatles adding the Little Richard medley "Kansas City"/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey" to their repertoire, to an especially uproarious reception. Once again, the group had to leave the stage mid-concert, returning only ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 16, 1964 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

City Park Stadium, City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

This was The Beatles’ only concert in New Orleans, Louisiana. They played before a capacity crowd of 12,000 at the City Park Stadium, and were in the city for less than 24 hours.

The Beatles had arrived in the early hours of the morning. T...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 15, 1964 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

Public Auditorium, East 6th Street, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

During this one performance, fans manage to break through the police cordon and climb onto the stage. Police ordered the Beatles off the stage mid-song and the concert only resumed after a plea over the public-address system from Derek Taylor...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 14, 1964 (Monday) - 0 Comments

Civic Arena, Auditorium Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

In it's fifty years as Pittsburgh's Rock n' Roll capital, the Civic Arena was the scene of thousands of special attractions and mind-bending happenings. September 14, 1964, was one of the high points in it's history as a concert venue. Th...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 13, 1964 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

Civic Center, West Baltimore St. Baltimore, Maryland, USA

This was The Beatles’ only visit to Baltimore. They performed two shows at the Civic Center, to a total of 28,000 fans. The support acts were The Bill Black Combo, The Exciters, Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry, and Jackie DeShannon.

The Beatles s...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 12, 1964 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

Boston Garden, Causeway St. Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The Beatles played just once concert on this night, before 13,909 fans. It was their only visit to the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

The venue opened in November 1928, and was originally named the Boston Madison Square Garden. It wa...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 11, 1964 (Friday) - 0 Comments

Gator Bowl, East Adams St. Jacksonville, Florida, USA

The Beatles refused to play this one show until they received an assurance from the local promoter that the audience would not be color segregated.

Because of extensive damage caused by "Hurricane Dora", 9,000 of the 32,000 ticket holders were ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 10, 1964 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles were to have had a rest day in Jacksonville, Florida, but stayed in Key West until Hurricane Isabel passed.

Much of the day was spent drinking, but The Beatles also jammed at their hotel with New Orleans rhythm and blues singer Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry, plus members of their tour suppo...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 9, 1964 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

The tour ends in Canada and the Beatles have a few days free on the tour.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 8, 1964 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

Forum, St. Catherine Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Two shows at the Forum, seen by 21,000 fans.

The Beatles gave a matinee performance to 9,500 fans that afternoon, and then later would give a sold-out evening concert before a crowd of 11,500. The Beatles held a press conference at 6pm from the...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 7, 1964 (Monday) - 0 Comments

Maple Leaf Gardens, Carlton St. Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Two Shows in one evening here in Canada, seen by a total of 35,522 spectators.

They flew to Toronto in their charter Electra aeroplane and, after signing autographs for immigration officials, were driven to the King Edward Hotel.

Between th...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 6, 1964 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

Olympia Stadium, Grand River Ave/McGraw Ave. Detroit, Michigan, USA

The Motor City was the place of origin for the music the Beatles had professed to love in almost every interview and press conference -- The Detroit Sound, and the recording artists of the Tamla-Motown label.

The Beatles would per...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 5, 1964 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

International Amphitheatre, 42nd Street, South Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Beatles performed one concert at Chicago’s International Amphitheatre on this day. The other acts on the bill were, in order of appearance, The Bill Black Combo, The Exciters, Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry, and Jackie ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 4, 1964 (Friday) - 0 Comments

Milwaukee Arena, West Kilbourn Ave/West State St. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

The Beatles performed a single show at this venue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA – their only such performance in the state.

The Beatles’ aeroplane landed at Milwaukee County Airport (now called Mitchell International Airpo...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 3, 1964, 1964 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

TState Fair Colisieum, State Fairgrounds, East 38th St. Indianapolis, Indiana USA

The Beatles performed two shows on this day, which were watched by a total of 29,337 people. The other acts on the bill were, in order of appearance, The Bill Black Combo, The Exciters, Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry, and J...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 2, 1964 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

Convention Hall, 34th St. and Curie Ave. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

The Beatles performed before an audience of 12,037 at the Convention Hall, part of the Philadelphia Civic Center.

Also on the bill were, in order of appearance, The Bill Black Combo, The Exciters, Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry, a...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: September 1, 1964 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

Another day of rest during the US tour

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