The Beatles: On this day in music history
Most music aficionados know that The Beatles were a Brit band founded in 1960. They were perhaps the most critically and commercially successful groups in history. The line-up from 1962 on included: John Lennon (guitar, keys, and vocals), Paul McCartney (bass, keys, guitar and vocals), George Harrison (guitar, keys and vocals) and Ringo Starr (drums, percussion, piano and vocals).
On this day in music history, there were several Beatles-related moments. The events date from 1964 through 2001.
On this day in 1965 The Beatles release the single “Eight Days A Week“/”I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party” in the U.S. Also on this day The Beatles are in the studio recording the first 2 takes of “Ticket To Ride”. They also record multiple takes of “Another Girl” and “I Need You”. Lennon passes his driver’s test.
On this day in 1968 The Beatles continue mixing and remixing “Lady Madonna”. Lennon, Harrison and their wives leave for India. Also on this day The Beatles reaches its 7th week at number 1 in the U.S.
On this day in 1977 Harrison’s The Best Of George Harrison goes gold.
On this day in 1988 Harrison publishes his second book Songs By George Harrison.
On this day in 2001 Harrison takes part in his first online chat via MSN Live and Yahoo! Chat.