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BBC Radio 2 held a series of special Beatles programmes over the late August bank holiday weekend, with new shows and archive material - including the previously lost master tape of The Lennon And McCartney Songbook from 1966.
Yoko Ono's appearance on the long-running BBC radio series Desert Island Discs was first broadcast on this day.
George Martin's second of two appearances on the long-running BBC radio series Desert Island Discs was broadcast on this day.
On the 50th anniversary of John Lennon's birth, his 1971 song Imagine is broadcast simultaneously by approximately 1,000 radio stations in over 100 countries.
George Martin's first of two appearances on the long-running BBC radio series Desert Island Discs was broadcast on this day.
Paul McCartney's appearance on the long-running BBC radio series Desert Island Discs was recorded on this day.
Ringo Starr made an appearance on the live BBC Radio 2 show Open House on this day.
BBC radio presenter had interviewed each of The Beatles on several occasions in recent months. On this day he recorded the last of his Beatles-era interviews, with Ringo Starr at the Apple Corps headquarters on Savile Row, London.
In the earlier part of The Beatles' career the BBC had broadcast a number of Beatles specials on radio and television, but as the group retreated from the public eye they became less frequent. On this day, however, George Harrison contributed to a bank holiday special which was later aired on BBC Radio 1.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview on this day for the BBC radio show Scene And Heard.
On the second morning of their Canadian peace campaign, John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded a message to be broadcast on Japanese radio.
During their late-1969 peace campaign in Toronto, Canada, John Lennon and Yoko Ono stayed at the farm owned by fellow musician Ronnie Hawkins, on Mississauga Road, Ontario.
Ringo Starr recorded a contribution for the BBC's festive charity appeals, in this case to help raise money for the British Wireless For The Blind fund.
John Lennon gave dozens of interviews towards the end of 1969, to plug Plastic Ono Band's various activities and to further his peace campaign with Yoko Ono. On this day he spoke to Harry Flower from South African radio.
The BBC's David Wigg interviewed each of The Beatles in 1969 for the radio series Scene And Heard, and on 21 October at the Apple Corps building it was John Lennon and Yoko Ono's turn.
For the second time in 1969, George Harrison gave an interview to the BBC's David Wigg for the Scene And Heard show.
Paul McCartney gave an interview on this day to David Wigg for the BBC Radio 1 series Scene And Heard.
BBC Radio 1 disc jockey Kenny Everett was present during the mixing sessions for the Abbey Road album which took place on this day. During a break in the session, Everett interviewed John Lennon.
A day before he and Linda flew to Corfu for a holiday, Paul McCartney gave an interview to the BBC Radio Merseyside programme Light And Local. The interview took place at Rembrandt, the house McCartney had bought for his father Jim in 1964. The detached house, on Baskervyle Road, Heswall, Cheshire, had cost £8,750. McCartney... Read more »