George joins the Quarrymen.
Lunch at the Decca’s session executive club on Albert Enbankment, of Brian, Dick Rowe and Beecher Stevens; Rowe and Stevens communicate Brian Decca’s rejection.
Concert at the Granada, Bedford (Helen Shapiro tour).
Tickets for the Ed Sullivan Show sell out.
Beatles ’65 number 1, fifth week (US Billboard).
Rolling Stones II replaces Beatles For Sale as number 1 (UK Record Retailer).
It is announced that the Beatles have signed contracts with EMI until 1976.
Studio 1. 2:30-8:00pm. Tape copying: “The Inner Light” (of take 5, numbered take 6). Recording: “The Inner Light” (overdub onto take 6). Mono mixing: “The Inner Light” (remix 1, from take 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Jerry Boys.Recording of George vocal for “The Inner Light”.
About 6:30pm. Harry Klein is contacted at home for the “Lady Madonna” session.
8:00-9:00pm. Ringo appears on Cilla Black’s live programme “Cilla”, at the BBC Television Theatre, Shepherd’s Bush, London. The recording session is interrupted to see the show.
Studio 1. 9:00pm-2:00am. Recording: “Lady Madonna” (tape reduction take 3 into take 4, overdub onto take 4, tape reduction take 4 into take 5, overdub onto take 5). Mono mixing: “Lady Madonna” (remixes 1, 2, from take 5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Jerry Boys.
Recording of vocal brass impersonation and brasses for “Lady Madonna”.
Royal Garden Hotel, London. Paul participates in a press conference announcing the Leicester University’s art festival.
UK single release: “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)”/”Who Has Seen The Wind”.
All Things Must Pass number 1 (UK Record Retailer).
All Things Must Pass number 1, sixth week (US Billboard).
“My Sweet Lord” number 1, second week (UK Record Retailer).
UK single release: “This Guitar (Can’t Keep From Crying)”/”Maya Love” (Apple R 6012).
BBC Books publishes “The Lennon Tapes”, the transcript of John’s conversation with Andy Peebles from Dec. 6, 1980.
US single release: “Walking On Thin Ice”/”It Happened” (Geffen 49683), by Yoko. The A-side featured John on guitar.
George, Paul and Ringo record “All Those Years Ago,” a tribute to John Lennon.
ABC-TV show “Good Morning America” begins a four day celebratory look back at the Beatles first trip to America.
Mill Studios in Sussex: Paul, George and Ringo begin work on “Real Love”.
At the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, Yoko’s art exhibition “Have You Seen The Horizon Lately” is on display.
In Tampa, Florida, the exhibition of Linda’s pictures entitled “Sixties” is on display at the Tampa Museum of Art.