Posts Categorized: Radio

Radio: The Public Ear

Although The Beatles had a well-earned day off from their Christmas Show season, George Harrison and Ringo Starr granted an interview to the BBC.

Radio: various interviews

The Beatles recorded a series of ‘open-ended’ answers for use by US disc jockeys on this day at EMI’s Manchester Square headquarters.

Radio: From Us To You

On this day The Beatles recorded a two-hour radio special, to be broadcast on the BBC Light Programme service on Boxing Day 1963.

Radio: Saturday Club

The Beatles recorded their contribution to the 1963 Christmas edition of the BBC radio show Saturday Club on this day at the Playhouse Theatre in London.

Radio: Karlaplansstudion, Stockholm, Sweden

Although their short tour of Sweden didn’t start until the following day, The Beatles recorded a radio appearance for producer Klas Burling’s Sveriges Radio (Swedish National Radio) show Pop ’63.

Radio: Easy Beat

The Beatles recorded their fourth and final session on the BBC radio show Easy Beat on this day.

Radio: The Ken Dodd Show

On John Lennon‘s 23rd birthday The Beatles made their only appearance on the BBC radio programme The Ken Dodd Show. It was recorded at the BBC Paris Studio in London.

Radio: The Public Ear

Following their With The Beatles recording session from 10am to 1pm, The Beatles made their first of three appearances on the BBC radio show The Public Ear.

Radio: Saturday Club

En route to Fairfield Hall in Croydon, where they performed later that evening, The Beatles recorded an appearance on the BBC radio show Saturday Club at London’s Playhouse Theatre.

Radio: three episodes of Pop Go The Beatles

The Beatles had undertaken mammoth radio sessions before, notably the 18 songs recorded on Tuesday 16 July. However, they went one better on this day, taping 19 songs for three episodes of Pop Go The Beatles.

Radio: Pop Go The Beatles

The Beatles recorded shows 11 and 12 of their BBC radio series Pop Go The Beatles on this day at the Playhouse Theatre in Hulme, Manchester.

Radio: Non Stop Pop, Saturday Club

Although much of 30 July was spent at Abbey Road recording songs for their second album, The Beatles visited London’s Playhouse Theatre in the afternoon to record contributions to two BBC radio shows.

Radio: Easy Beat

This was The Beatles’ third of four sessions recorded for the BBC radio show Easy Beat.

Radio: three episodes of Pop Go The Beatles

By July 1963 The Beatles were more than used to hard work. What was unusual about this day, however, was that they completed, in under eight hours, 18 songs for three editions of the radio show Pop Go The Beatles.

Radio: Pop Go The Beatles

Although they were in the middle of a season of concerts at Margate’s Winter Gardens, The Beatles travelled to London to record shows six and seven of their BBC radio series Pop Go The Beatles on this day.

Radio: The Beat Show

This was The Beatles’ only appearance on the BBC radio show The Beat Show, which was broadcast on the BBC Light Programme service on 1pm the following day.

Radio: Pop Go The Beatles

Following the success of the first four editions of The Beatles’ BBC radio show Pop Go The Beatles, the corporation decided to commission a further 11 editions. The first in this new run was recorded on this day at Studio Five in Maida Vale Studios, London.

Radio: Saturday Club

The Beatles’ fourth appearance on the BBC’s Saturday Club radio show was recorded on this day at the Playhouse Theatre in London.

Radio: Easy Beat

The Beatles’ second appearance on the BBC radio show Easy Beat necessitated a rush back to London following Paul McCartney‘s 21st birthday celebrations.

Radio: Pop Go The Beatles

The initial run of The Beatles’ BBC radio show Pop Go The Beatles was intended to have four editions. The last of these was recorded on this day, though more were to follow once the BBC realised they had a hit show.