Posts Categorized: Miscellaneous

Apple Corps advertises for new talent

Apple Music, the company set up by The Beatles to handle the musical side of their business interests, released an advertisement on this day requesting tapes from aspiring musicians.

Pattie Harrison models for Ossie Clark

Following the filming of The Beatles’ cameo appearance in Yellow Submarine, John and Cynthia Lennon, along with George Harrison, attended a fashion show in London. George’s wife Pattie was one of the models. The event took place at the Revolution club at 14-16 Bruton Place in London’s Mayfair. The show was organised by the exclusive… Read more »

The Apple Boutique opens

One of the first business ventures by The Beatles’ Apple Corps was the Apple Boutique, which opened on 7 December 1967. It was located at 94 Baker Street, London.

Launch party at the Apple Boutique

Two days ahead of the opening of The Beatles’ Apple Boutique at 94 Baker Street, London, a launch party and fashion show was held in the building.

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.

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.

Press launch for Sgt Pepper

Shortly ahead of the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, a press launch was held at Brian Epstein‘s house at 24 Chapel Street, London.

The Beatles & Co. is formed

In order to control their various business interests, The Beatles’ tax advisors suggested they form an umbrella company. Formed on this day, it was named The Beatles & Co.