Today in Beatle History
Fri, October 21st, 2016
Fri, October 21st, 1960  The Beatles perform at the Kaiserkeller Club, Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, West Germany.
Sat, October 21st, 1961  The Beatles perform at the Cavern Club - a night show. They play twice during this all-night session.
Sun, October 21st, 1962  The Beatles perform at the Cavern Club, Liverpool--a night show.
Wed, October 21st, 1964  The Beatles, on a tour of Britain, perform two shows at the Odeon Cinema in Glasgow.
Thu, October 21st, 1965  The Beatles in the recording studio (Studio Two, EMI Studios, London). Wanting to improve on their previous recording of "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)", The Beatles start from scratch to remake it. It only requires three takes to get the basic track down, and the song is completed in the early evening. Then The Beatles begin recording John's song "Nowhere Man", taping two takes but leaving the song unfinished.
Fri, October 21st, 1977  US release of Beatles compilation double LP "Love Songs" (Capitol). Songs: "Yesterday", "I'll Follow the Sun", "I Need You", "Girl", "In My Life", "Words of Love", "Here, There and Everywhere", "Something", "And I Love Her", "If I Fell", "I'll Be Back", "Tell Me What You See", "Yes It Is", "Michelle", "It's Only Love", "You're Going to Lose That Girl", "Every Little Thing", "For No One", "She's Leaving Home", "The Long and Winding Road", "This Boy", "Norwegian Wood", "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away", "I Will", and "P.S. I Love You". Highest position in Billboard charts: #24.
Wed, October 21st, 1987  George, Ringo, and Paul spend the evening dining together and relaxing in an empty house in London; the house is owned by McCartney.