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March 13

Studio 2. 10:00am-1:00pm. Recording: "Thank You Little Girl" (working title of "Thank You Girl") (overdub takes 14-28). Editing: "Thank You Little Girl" (working title of "Thank You Girl") (of takes 6, 13, 17, 20, 21, 23). Mono mixing: "Thank You Little Girl" (working title of "Thank You Girl") (from edit of takes 6, 13, 17, 20, 21, 23). Stereo mixing: "Thank You Little Girl" (working title of "Thank You Girl") (from edit of takes 6, 13, 17, 20, 21, 23). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick.

Concert at the Rialto, York (Chris Montez and Tommy Roe Tour).

Argentina single release: "Twist And Shout"/"I Saw Her Standing There" (Odeon POPS DTOA 3187).

Brian flies to the Netherlands to arrange the Beatles visit.

Gatwich Airport South, West Sussex. Shooting for "A Hard Day's Night".

10:00am. The Beatles arrive. They change clothes at the Beehive, Room 64. Shooting of final sequence of the film (running to a helicopter and lifting).

Lunchtime. Crew spreads rumour that there would be no more filming. Most equipment is loaded up and driven away. Few spectators remain.

Afternoon. Shooting "Can't Buy Me Love" sequence, at launch-pad.

Gatwick railway station. Photographic session with David Hurn for the film, not used.

5:30pm. Beatles and crew leave.

Billboard magazine reports that sales of the Beatles singles currently accounted for 60% of the US singles market and their LP Meet The Beatles had reached a record 3.5 million copies sold.


The Beatles, Cynthia, Maureen, and Pattie fly from London to Austria to shoot scenes for "Eight Arms To Hold You" (working title of "Help!"') at the village of Obertauern (Austrian Alps). While in Obertauern, the Beatles stay at the Hotel Edelweiss.

Beatles For Sale number 1, 6th week (Australia Kent Music Report).

"Eight Days A Week" number 1 (US Billboard).
"Eight Days A Week" number 1, 2nd week (US Cashbox).
The song is the first British single to go to No. 1 in the United States but not make the chart in its own country. (The single is not released in Great Britain.)

"Eight Days A Week"/"Baby's In Black" number 2, 2nd week (Dutch Top 40).

"I Feel Fine" number 7, 2nd week (Dutch Top 40).

Brian presents the first concert by Herp Alpert and the Tijuana Brass in Britain, at the Odeon Cinema, Hammersmith, London. Support acts: the Silkie, and Sounds Incorporated.

Studio 2. 7:00pm-2:30am. Recording: "Good Morning Good Morning" (overdub onto take 10). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.

Recording of brasses for "Good Morning Good Morning".

Brian flies to Mexico, on vacation.

Compilation and banding of an EP containing the new tracks on Yellow Submarine, plus "Across The Universe". Never released.

Olympic Sound Studios. Time unknown. Stereo mixing: "I've Got A Feeling"; "Dig It" (version 1); "Dig It" (version 2); "Maggie Mae"; "Shake Rattle And Roll"; "Kansas City"; "Miss Ann"; "Lawdy Miss Clawdy"; "Blue Suede Shoes"; "You Really Got A Hold On Me". Producer: George Martin?; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: unknown.

Australian single release: "Let It Be"/"You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)" (Apple A 9083).

End of sessions for LP Sentimental Journey.


All Things Must Pass number 1, 6th week (UK Record Retailer).

"My Sweet Lord" number 1, 7th and last week (Irish Singles Chart).

The BBC's ban on "A Day In The Life" is finally lifted.

John and Yoko drop in on George and Ringo as work continued on the LP Ringo. The three ex-Beatles record ten takes of John's "I'm The Greatest".

Jim McCartney dies.


US single release: "Watching The Wheels"/"Yes I'm Your Angel" (Geffen 49695).

UK EP release: "The Elton John Band Featuring John Lennon And The Muscle Shoals Horns", featuring the live recordings from the November 28, 1974 Madison Square Garden concert.

In London, Paul's "We All Stand Together" wins the Ivor Novello award for "Best Film Theme or Song in 1984". George Martin is there to accept the award on Paul's behalf.

Paul's performs in concert at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan ("Get Back Tour").

At the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, Yoko's art exhibition "Have You Seen The Horizon Lately" is on display.

Linda's exhibit of pictures, "Sixties: Portrait Of An Era" opens at the Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut.

For only the fourth time, the Quarry Men perform at St. Peter's Church. The site where John and Paul first met.

In New York City, the Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery runs in the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, at Lincoln Center. The library exhibition include tour memorabilia, historic film clips, video interviews with musicians, as well as interactive exhibits.

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