July 1967

John Lennon and Paul McCartney return to England from Greece

a title=”John Lennon” href=”/people/john-lennon/”>John, Cynthia and Julian Lennon, Paul McCartney, Jane Asher, Alexis ‘Magic Alex’ Mardas and Pattie Harrison‘s sister Paula Boyd all returned to England from Greece on this day.

Ringo Starr returns to England from Greece

Ringo Starr and Neil Aspinall decided to return to England from Greece on this day. They had been in the country to look at possible islands to purchase for The Beatles, their family and friends to live and work on. Starr’s wife Maureen was in the late stages of pregnancy and had remained in Britain,… Read more »

John Lennon and Ringo Starr go sightseeing in Athens

The Beatles had arrived in Athens, Greece, some days earlier with a view to buying a set of Greek islands. However, their hired yacht was delayed due to a storm off the Cretan coast, leaving them stuck in Athens for several days.

The Beatles go sightseeing in Greece

This was The Beatles’ second day of sightseeing in Greece. Their yacht was held up by a storm off Crete until 25 July 1967, leaving them stuck in Athens for a few days.

The Beatles call for the legalisation of marijuana

A full-page advertisement appeared in The Times newspaper on this day, signed by 64 of the most prominent members of British society, which called for the legalisation of marijuana. Among the signatories were The Beatles and Brian Epstein.

The Beatles go sightseeing in Greece

Delayed from looking for a Greek island to live on, due to a storm off the Cretan coast, The Beatles went sightseeing in the countryside around Athens on this day.

John Lennon and Paul McCartney travel to Greece

John Lennon, his wife Cynthia and son Julian, along with Paul McCartney, Jane Asher, Pattie Harrison‘s 16-year-old sister Paula Boyd, Mal Evans and NEMS employee Alistair Taylor all began a journey to Greece on this day to look at a set of Greek islands The Beatles were considering buying to live on.

The Chris Barber Band records Catcall

Chappell Recording Studios, London Producers: Chris Barber, Giorgio Gomelsky, Reggie Kind During the Quarry Men days Paul McCartney had written a jazz-style instrumental titled Catswalk, which was never properly recorded by The Beatles. A rehearsal from late 1962 at the Cavern Club had been recorded, however.

Lennon, McCartney and Harrison attend a party in London

Musician and manager Vic Lewis held a private party at the Speakeasy in London on this night for The Monkees. The guests included John and Cynthia Lennon, Paul McCartney, Jane Asher, and George and Pattie Harrison. Ringo Starr was elsewhere.