Today in Beatle History
Tue, March 10th, 2015
Fri, March 10th, 1961  The Beatles perform at the Cavern Club at lunchtime. That night they perform twice: at the Grosvenor Ballroom, Liscard, Wallasey, and at St. John's Hall, Tuebrook, Liverpool.
Sat, March 10th, 1962  The Beatles perform at the Youth Club, St. Paul's Presbyterian Church Hall, Tranmere, Birkenhead. Also appearing is The Country Four with Brian Newman. The Beatles were billed as "Polydor Recording Artists" on the strength of their single with Tony Sheridan, "My Bonnie", which had been released in the UK on January 5, on the Polydor label. Admission price: 5 shillings.
Sun, March 10th, 1963  The Beatles, touring with Chris Montez and Tommy Roe, perform at the Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Tue, March 10th, 1964  Filming continues for the Beatles' first movie ("A Hard Day's Night", still untitled on this date). Shooting of a portion of Ringo's "solo" sequence, at The Turks Head pub on Winchester Rd., St. Margarets, Twickenham. Ringo visits the pub, complains about the sandwiches, breaks a beer bottle, and nearly skewers a parrot perched in the vicinity of the pub's dart board.
Wed, March 10th, 1965  The Beatles leave the Bahamas and return to England, arriving there on the morning of the March 11.
Fri, March 10th, 1967  The Beatles in the recording studio (Studio Two, EMI Studios, London). Overdubs are recorded for "Getting Better", including George Harrison playing a droning tamboura, Paul a bass guitar part, and Ringo on drums.