George Harrison and Ravi Shankar hold a press conference

12.00pm, Thursday 3 August 1967 (46 years ago)

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.

Harrison and Shankar held a press conference at the Kinnara School of Music to promote Shankar’s Hollywood Bowl concert, which was taking place the following day. Harrison’s wife Pattie was not present; her sister Jenny Boyd had flown from San Francisco, and the pair went sightseeing in Los Angeles.

In the evening the Harrisons and Derek Taylor attended a Mamas And The Papas recording session.

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