The Beatles: On this day in music history
Most music aficionados know that The Beatles were a British 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 1963 through 2008.
On this day in 1965 The Beatles’ Beatles ’65 hit its 7th week at number 1 in the U.S. Also on this date The Beatles mix takes of “If You’ve Got Trouble“, “Tell Me What You See” and “You’re Going To Lose That Girl”. They record “That Means A Lot” and mix “You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away”.
On this day in 1980 McCartney is interviewed for Rolling Stone magazine.
On this day in 1991 Lennon is posthumously awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at The Grammys.
On this day in 2003 The Beatles again appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
On this day in 2008 McCartney performs a medley of hits, including “Live And Let Die”, “Hey Jude” and “Lady Madonna” after he is awarded an outstanding contribution award at the annual Brit Awards in London, England.