Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith While The Beatles were filming A Hard Day’s Night at Twickenham Film Studios, George Martin oversaw stereo mixes of the group’s two German-language recordings, Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand and Sie Liebt Dich. The session took place from 10am to midday. After the… Read more »
Following two days at Twickenham Film Studios, work on A Hard Day’s Night moved to Gatwick Airport.
The Beatles filmed the hotel room scenes of A Hard Day’s Night on this day at Twickenham Film Studios.
This was The Beatles’ first day in Twickenham Film Studios, where they would later shoot Help!, Let It Be and a number of promotional videos and solo projects.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The existence of this session came to light in 1991, after studio documentation was discovered by EMI. It took place from 10am to 1pm, and involved an intriguing overdub onto Can’t Buy Me Love.
On this day Ringo Starr filmed part of his solo sequence for The Beatles’ debut film A Hard Day’s Night.
This was the last sequence for The Beatles’ debut movie A Hard Day’s Night filmed inside a train. The group boarded at Acton Main Line in west London, and travelled to Newton Abbot in Devon, before returning to London.
Day five of the filming for A Hard Day’s Night, The Beatles’ debut feature film.
The fourth day of filming for The Beatles’ début feature film A Hard Day’s Night.
Studio Three (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin In an hour-long session, without The Beatles being present, George Martin created a mono mix of John Lennon‘s song I Call Your Name. The mix was never used in the UK, but was released in the US on the Capitol Records release The Beatles’… Read more »
As on the previous day, The Beatles travelled between Acton, in west London, and Minehead in the west of England, filming more of the train sequences in their debut film A Hard Day’s Night.
Studio One (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles were filming their debut feature film A Hard Day’s Night on this day, so were not present for the mono mixing of songs recorded so far for the soundtrack.
The second day of filming for A Hard Day’s Night. The Beatles boarded a train at Acton Main Line railway station in west London, and headed for Minehead in the west country.
A US-only single, Twist And Shout, was released on this day. Its b-side was There’s A Place.
On Monday 2 March 1964 The Beatles joined Equity, the actors’ union, only minutes before they began shooting their first film, the as-yet untitled A Hard Day’s Night.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles’ first Sunday recording session lasted just over three hours, in which time they recorded three songs. The first was I’m Happy Just To Dance With You.