Search
Filters
Close
RSS

Beatles 50th Blog posts of '2017' 'September'

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 11, 1967

The Beatles were not too busy, but Yoko Ono's "Half A Wind" show opened at the Lisson Gallery. It was basically just a load of stuff chopped in half and painted white - Beds, chairs, tables, etc........

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 10, 1967

Oct. 10, 1967 - Memorial Service to Brian Epstein: The Beatles and many other show business people paid a final tribute last night to starmaker extra-ordinary Brian Epstein. More than 200 were at the memorial service in the New London Synagogue. Photo shows Beatle John Lennon and his wife, Cynthia, pictured when they attended last night's memorial service.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 9, 1967

John Lennon’s 27th birthday

John Lennon celebrated his 27th birthday on this day.

Since September 27th 1967 he had been receiving daily postcards from the artist Yoko Ono, after subscribing to her postal art event 13 Days Do It Yourself Dance Festival. Each morning participants received a short instructional message.

This day's message, the final in the series, said: "Colour yourself. Wait for the spring to come. Let us know when it comes."

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 8, 1967

The Beatles enjoying a small break today.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 7, 1967

Sid Bernstein offered the Beatles One Million Quid to perform at Shea Stadium again - but they turned him down.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 6, 1967

Recording: Blue Jay Way

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 5, 1967

The Beatles taking a break today.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 4, 1967

Television: The Frost Programme

Having made a well-received appearance on The Frost Programme on Friday 29 September, John Lennon and George Harrison returned to Wembley Studios in London to give another interview.

Once again, the subject of the 45-minute show was Transcendental Meditation. Lennon and Harrison answered questions posed by host David Frost, from viewers' letters and by members of the studio audience. They also took part in a discussion with various pro- and anti-meditation people.

The edition of The Frost Programme was recorded from 6-7pm, and was shown on the ITV network from 10.30-11.15pm on the same evening.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 3, 1967

The Beatles taking a break today.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 2, 1967

Recording, mixing: Your Mother Should Know, Hello, Goodbye