Today in Beatle History
Fri, October 24th, 2014
Mon, October 24th, 1960  The Beatles perform at the Kaiserkeller Club, Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, West Germany.
Tue, October 24th, 1961  The Beatles perform a lunchtime show at the Cavern Club, Liverpool.
Thu, October 24th, 1963  In Sweden for their first foreign tour, The Beatles spend the first day at Karlaplansstudion in Karlaplan, Stockholm, Sweden. They record a performance for a radio program entitled "The Beatles popgrupp fran Liverpool pa besok i Stockholm", which means "The Beatles pop group from Liverpool visiting Stockholm". The Beatles, enthused by the chance to play before an audience that wasn't screaming, and wanting to make a good first impression in Sweden, put on a terrific show during the taping of seven songs, "I Saw Her Standing There", "From Me to You", "Money", "Roll Over Beethoven", "You Really Got a Hold On Me", "She Loves You", and "Twist and Shout". Appearing on the same program is a local group, Hasse Rosen & the Norsmen. Broadcast on November 11. Five of the songs performed by The Beatles are included on "The Beatles Anthology 1": "I Saw Her Standing There", "From Me to You", "Money", "You Really Got a Hold On Me", and "Roll Over Beethoven" (Disc 1, Tracks 30-34).
Sat, October 24th, 1964  The Beatles, on a tour of Britain, perform two shows at the Granada Cinema in Walthamstow, London.
Sun, October 24th, 1965  The Beatles in the recording studio (Studio Two, EMI Studios, London). They spend the entire session working on Paul's song "I'm Looking Through You", but will end up re-recording the song in its entirety in November. This day's version will be released on "The Beatles Anthology 2" (Disc one, Track 15).
Tue, October 24th, 1978  Re-release in Sweden of Beatles double LP "The Beatles" (Capitol). The "White Album", on white vinyl.
Fri, October 24th, 1980  UK release of Beatles compilation LP "Rock and Roll Music Vol. I" (MFP). This is a re-packaging and reissue of Disc One from the Beatles compilation double LP "Rock and Roll Music" released in 1976 by Parlophone.
Fri, October 24th, 1980  UK release of Beatles compilation LP "Rock and Roll Music Vol. II" (MFP). This is a re-packaging and reissue of Disc Two from the Beatles compilation double LP "Rock and Roll Music" released in 1976 by Parlophone.
Mon, October 24th, 1988  US re-release of Beatles albums "Past Masters Vol. 1" and "Past Masters Vol. 2" on vinyl double LP (Capitol/Parlophone). Previously available only as two separate CDs.
Mon, October 24th, 1988  UK re-release of Beatles CDs "Past Masters Vol. 1" and "Past Masters Vol. 2" on double LP (vinyl) and double cassette (tape). Previously available only on separate CDs.