Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith On this day The Beatles recorded 10 songs of their debut album Please Please Me, at EMI’s Abbey Road Studios in London.
This was the last performance by The Beatles on this first part of their UK tour with Helen Shapiro. They were replaced on the 10 February show in Peterborough by Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers.
The Beatles’ tour with Helen Shapiro received some newspaper publicity following an incident on this night in which the group, Kenny Lynch and Shapiro were barred from the Carlisle Golf Club dance at the Crown and Mitre hotel.
The Beatles’ UK tour with Helen Shapiro continued into Wakefield, Yorkshire, with a performance at the city’s ABC Cinema.
The third date of The Beatles’ first nationwide tour, which was headlined by Helen Shapiro.
The Beatles’ tour with Helen Shapiro had begun on 2 February 1963, but the group gave two standalone performances at the Cavern Club between that date and 5 February, when the tour resumed at Doncaster’s Gaumont Cinema.
This was The Beatles’ final lunchtime show at Liverpool’s Cavern Club. Although they played subsequent shows at the venue, they were all evening performances.
An eight-hour music marathon was staged at the Cavern on this Sunday night, titled “Rhythm And Blues Marathon”.
On this day The Beatles embarked on the first date of their debut UK tour, at the Gaumont Cinema in Bradford, Yorkshire.
The Beatles performed two evening shows on this day. The first had been eight miles away, at Maney Hall in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire.
This was The Beatles’ first show of 1 February 1963, prior to a late-night performance at the Assembly Rooms in Tamworth.