Mixing: I’ve Just Seen A Face, I’m Down, It’s Only Love, Act Naturally, Wait, Help!, Yesterday

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Work on Help! concluded on this day, with mono and stereo mixes prepared for the album and single. Read more »

John, George, Cynthia and Pattie attend Allen Ginsberg’s 39th birthday party

The Beatles had been invited to beat poet Allen Ginsberg's 39th birthday party by mutual friend and Indica Gallery co-founder Barry Miles. Although few of the partygoers expected them to show, John and Cynthia Lennon, George Harrison and Pattie Boyd arrived. Read more »

John, George and Ringo attend the première of Richard Lester’s The Knack (And How To Get It)

On this day John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were among the celebrities attended the première of director Richard Lester's film The Knack (And How To Get It) at the London Pavilion cinema. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Dizzy Miss Lizzy, Bad Boy

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

The Beatles recorded two Larry Williams songs on this evening, both of which were initially intended for Capitol Records, their label in North America. Dizzy Miss Lizzy and Bad Boy had been in the group's live set since their Cavern Club days. Read more »