Four days after the death of Brian Epstein, The Beatles issued a statement about the future of his management company, NEMS Enterprises.
The Beatles were in Bangor when word came through that The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein had died. Plans were immediately made for a return to London.
Late on the night of Friday 25 August 1967, The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein had returned from his Sussex country retreat. The following day he remained in his bedroom, and by the Sunday morning his housekeepers had become concerned by his non-appearance.
The day after their arrival in Bangor, north Wales, The Beatles attended an introductory seminar given by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, after which they spoke to reporters.
Following their initial meeting with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on 24 August 1967, The Beatles, along with Cynthia Lennon, Pattie Harrison, her sister Jenny, Alexis Mardas, Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithfull, travelled to Bangor, North Wales, to embark upon a 10-day conference on Transcendental Meditation.
Encouraged by Pattie Harrison, The Beatles and their partners – minus Ringo and Maureen Starkey, whose second child Jason had been born five days previously – attended a lecture by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, London.
Chappell Recording Studios, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: John Timperley This was the second recording session for the Magical Mystery Tour song Your Mother Should Know, and took place at the independent London studio Chappell.
Chappell Recording Studios, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: John Timperley The Beatles’ first recording session since 26 June 1967 took place at Chappell Recording Studios in Maddox Street, London, as EMI Studios was fully booked.
The third Beatles baby, following the births of Julian Lennon and Zak Starkey, was a second son for Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey.
The Beatles were photographed by Richard Avedon on this day. The shoot took place at a photographic studio in a penthouse in Thompson House, 200 Gray’s Inn Road, London.
Following a week’s break on the West Coast of the United States, George Harrison, his wife Pattie, and Neil Aspinall and Alexis ‘Magic Alex’ Mardas returned to England on this day.
After spending six days in Los Angeles, George Harrison, his wife Pattie, Neil Aspinall, Derek Taylor and Alexis ‘Magic Alex’ Mardas, flew to San Francisco where they walked around the hippy district of Haight-Ashbury.
On the fifth day of his US trip, George Harrison paid a visit to Ashish, the son of sarod player Ali Akbar Khan, in Los Angeles.
On the fifth day of his US trip, George Harrison attended a recording session by the Indian musician Alla Rakha in Los Angeles.
On the fourth day of their US trip, George Harrison, his wife Pattie, Neil Aspinall and Alexis ‘Magic Alex’ Mardas went to see Ravi Shankar perform at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.
On the third day of their US trip, George Harrison, Neil Aspinall and Alexis ‘Magic Alex’ Mardas returned to Ravi Shankar’s music school in Los Angeles.
Pattie Harrison was reading The Times newspaper at her home in Esher, Surrey, when she saw an advertisement for Maharishi Mahesh Yogi‘s Spiritual Regeneration Movement Foundation.
On the second day of their US trip, George Harrison, his wife Pattie, Neil Aspinall and Alexis ‘Magic Alex’ Mardas paid a visit to Ravi Shankar’s music school in Los Angeles.
George and Pattie Harrison, Alexis ‘Magic Alex’ Mardas and Neil Aspinall flew from London to Los Angeles on this day.