Recording, mixing: You Can’t Do That, Can’t Buy Me Love, I Should Have Known Better, And I Love Her

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

The day after The Beatles finished recording Can't Buy Me Love and You Can't Do That, both songs were given mono mixes. Read more »

Recording: Can’t Buy Me Love, You Can’t Do That, And I Love Her, I Should Have Known Better

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Although The Beatles had taped much of Can't Buy Be Love while in Paris on 29 January 1964, the first scheduled recording sessions for the A Hard Day's Night LP took place on this day. It was also George Harrison's 21st birthday, which was celebrated in the evening. Read more »

Travel: Miami to New York to London

To return to England from America, The Beatles flew first from Miami to New York, where they boarded an aeroplane to take them to London. They arrived back the following day.

Day off in Miami

The day after their second Ed Sullivan Show appearance, The Beatles enjoyed a well-earned day off in Miami, in which they tried water-skiing.

Rehearsal for The Ed Sullivan Show

In the morning a press conference was held in the Baroque Room at New York's Plaza Hotel, where The Beatles were staying. Following this John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr went for a walk and photo opportunity in Central Park, where their every move was followed by around 400 female fans. Read more »

Radio: Saturday Club

While The Beatles were enjoying their first full day in America, back in the UK the BBC broadcast interviews and reports on the popular radio show Saturday Club, presented by Brian Matthew. Read more »