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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 30, 1964 (Wednesday)-

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London

Working between 2:30 and 5:30 pm, the Beatles completed the recording of "Every Little Thing", taping five more takes to take it through to nine in all. Then, resuming at 6:30, they continued with "What You're Doing", recording takes 8 to 11. (Although the 11th takes was marked "best" this was only temporary for the Beatles recorded a re-make on October 26th.)

Before the 10:30 end of session, the ever-productive group also set about, and completed, the recording of "No Reply", done in a swift eight takes, returning to the song John had first aired in the studio in demo form on June 3rd.

Mark Lewisohn, The Complete Beatles Chronicle

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 29, 1964 (Tuesday)-

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London

With their remarkable North American jaunt now past, but a British concert tour just around the corner, the Beatles quickly returned their attention to recording, and the completion of their second album of 1964. They taped three songs this day at Abbey Road, Lennon-McCartney compositions all, recording four takes of "Every Little Thing" (George arrived late and didn't play on these takes of the song) and the first seven of "I Don't Want To Spoil The Party" between 2:30 and 6:30 pm. They then resumed at 7:00 to complete the latter song with 12 more takes and begin the recording of "What You're Doing" - by session's end, 10:45 pm, seven takes of this song's rhythm track had been taped.

Mark Lewisohn - The Complete Beatles Chronicle

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 28, 1964 (Monday)-

It was a slow day for the Beatles, maybe rest?

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 27, 1964 (Sunday)-

Prince of Wales Theatre, London

Along with chairman David Jacobs, Cilla Black, Brian Epstein, Billy Hatton (of the Fourmost), Bett Hale (of Fabulous Magazine), Alan Freeman and Linda Lewis, Ringo was a member of a jury which judged the final of "The National beat group competition", sponsored by the charity Oxfam and held at the Prince of Wales Theatre in central London. As It's Beat Time, the second half of the evening, from 9:45 to 10:35, was screened live by BBC2.

Eleven regional heat-winners came together for this final but none of the groups - the Southerns, the Connoisseurs, the Starfires, the Apaches, Formula Five, the Down-Beats, the Vibros, the Countdowns, Roy Stuart and the Cyclones, Danny Clarke and the Jaguars, and the Crusaders - good mid 1960's group names all, achieved any fame beyond this singl TV transmission.

Mark Lewisohn - TheCompleteBeatlesChronicle

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 26, 1964 (Saturday)-

The Beatles are resting after the long USA tour (one last day)

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 25, 1964 (Friday)-

The Beatles are resting after the long USA tour

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 23, 1964 (Wednesday)-

The Beatles are resting after the long USA tour

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 24, 1964 (Thursday)-

The Beatles are resting after the long USA tour

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 22, 1964 (Tuesday)-

The Beatles are resting after the long USA tour

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 21, 1964 (Monday)-

The Beatles' first US tour had ended the night before, with a concert in New York City. On this day the group and their entourage flew back to London Airport (now Heathrow), arriving at 9.35pm.

Their flight number was BC 510, and they flew in a Boeing 707. By the time of their arrival thousands of fans were gathered on the roof of the Queen's Building, hoping to catch a glimpse of their heroes.

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