1967

Recording: I Am The Walrus

Studio One, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Following the death of Brian Epstein on 27 August 1967, The Beatles regrouped at Paul McCartney‘s London home on 1 September 1967, where the decision was made to continue work on the Magical Mystery Tour project.

Brian Epstein dies

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 Beatles renounce the use of drugs

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.

The Beatles travel to Bangor

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.

The Beatles meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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.

Recording: Your Mother Should Know

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.

Recording: Your Mother Should Know

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.

Jason Starkey is born

The third Beatles baby, following the births of Julian Lennon and Zak Starkey, was a second son for Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey.

George and Pattie Harrison return from America

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.

George Harrison visits Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco

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.