Northern Songs is floated on the stock exchange

The Beatles' song publishing company, Northern Songs, was floated on the stock exchange on this day. Previously co-owned by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Brian Epstein and Dick James, it was restructured with 1,170,000 of the company's five million shares made available to the public. Read more »

Recording: I Need You, Another Girl, Yes It Is

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

The Beatles' second recording session of 1965 involved work on two songs for the Help! album, plus the completion of Yes It Is, the b-side for the Ticket To Ride single. Read more »