Today in Beatle History
Thu, July 24th, 2014
Mon, July 24th, 1961  The Beatles perform at Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool.
Tue, July 24th, 1962  The Beatles perform at the Cavern Club at lunchtime.
Wed, July 24th, 1963  The Beatles perform at the Odeon Cinema in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Earlier in the day they had been in London, attending a recording session for the Fourmost, who were recording the Lennon-McCartney song "Hello Little Girl".
Mon, July 24th, 1967  An advertisement appears in the "London Times", signed by all four Beatles and Brian Epstein, urging the British government to legalize marijuana.
Wed, July 24th, 1968  The Beatles in the recording studio (Studio Two, EMI Studios, London). Recording "Sexy Sadie" (23 takes). But The Beatles will start a second re-make in August. At the end of the session, various and sundry sound effects are taped.
Thu, July 24th, 1969  The Beatles in the recording studio (Studio Two, EMI Studios, London). Paul McCartney records a demo of his song "Come and Get It", which he intends to give to The Iveys. Paul will later produce The Iveys' recording of the song, persuade them to change their name to 'Badfinger', and arrange for "Come and Get It" to be selected as the theme song for the movie "The Magic Christian". Later, The Beatles record "Sun King/Mean Mr. Mustard" (35 takes). The two songs are recorded as one continuous work. The demo of "Come and Get It" was released on "The Beatles Anthology 3" (Disc two, Track 18). Also on "Anthology 3" is a jam of "Ain't She Sweet", recorded during this day's session (Disc two, Track 19).