Today in Beatle History
Fri, March 27th, 2015
Wed, March 27th, 1963  The Beatles, on the Montez/Roe tour, perform at the ABC Cinema in Northampton, Northamptonshire.
Fri, March 27th, 1964  US release of single "Why/Cry For a Shadow" (MGM). 1 week on Billboard chart; position #88.
Fri, March 27th, 1964  The Beatles take an Easter break in the filming for their as-yet-unnamed first movie ("A Hard Day's Night"). John and Cynthia Lennon, along with George Harrison and his new girlfriend Pattie Boyd, spend the weekend at the remote Dromolan Castle in County Clare, Ireland. Paul McCartney remains in London, while Ringo Starr relaxes at the country house Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire. Filming resumed on March 31.
Fri, March 27th, 1970  Phil Spector continues work on the "Let It Be" album. "Dig It" is cut from 12 mins 25 secs to a mere 49 seconds. Two short bits of Lennon dialogue are mixed in. The first is the line, "That was 'Can You Dig It' by Georgie Wood, now we'd like to do 'Hark the Angels Come'". The second is, "'I Dig a Pygmy' by Charles Hawtrey and the Deaf Aids. Phase one, in which Doris gets her oats."