Today in Beatle History
Thu, April 27th, 2017
Thu, April 27th, 1961  The Beatles perform at the Top Ten Club, Reeperbahn, Hamburg, West Germany.
Fri, April 27th, 1962  The Beatles perform at the Star-Club, Hamburg, West Germany.
Sat, April 27th, 1963  The Beatles perform at (Victory) Memorial Hall, Northwich.
Mon, April 27th, 1964  US release of Beatles single "Love Me Do/P.S. I Love You" (Tollie). 14 weeks on Billboard chart; highest position #1.
Mon, April 27th, 1964  A full dress-rehearsal for The Beatles' television special, "Around the Beatles".
Tue, April 27th, 1965  The Beatles continue filming at Twickenham Film Studios for their second movie, "HELP!" They shoot the scene where The Beatles are heavily disguised, with moustaches/beards and John in a wheelchair, in a failed attempt to fly to the Bahamas incognito.
Wed, April 27th, 1966  The Beatles in the recording studio (Studio Three, EMI Studios, London). The Beatles participate in the mixing sessions for "Taxman", "And Your Bird Can Sing", and "Tomorrow Never Knows" (for which nine mixes are made). Late in the evening, The Beatles begin working on "I'm Only Sleeping", taping 11 takes of the basic track, which is primarily acoustic. Overdubs are added in subsequent sessions.
Thu, April 27th, 1967  The Beatles in the recording studio (Studio Three, EMI Studios, London). Recording vocals for the song "Magical Mystery Tour".