She Loves You, The Beatles’ second number one hit, has topped a chart of the group’s biggest selling songs in the United Kingdom.
Posts Tagged: bbc
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.
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 »
John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview on this day to David Wigg for the BBC Radio 1 show Scene And Heard.
Inside Studio 3B at the BBC’s Broadcasting House in London, George Harrison gave an interview on this day to Sue MacGregor for the Radio 4 show The World At One.
At The Beatles’ Apple headquarters in London’s Savile Row, George Harrison gave an interview on this day to David Wigg from the BBC radio show Scene And Heard.
Prior to the first Let It Be session to be filmed at Apple Studios, Ringo Starr gave an interview to the BBC’s David Wigg for the radio show Scene And Heard.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave a lengthy interview on this day to the Dutch television show Rood Wit Blauw (Red White Blue).
Early in the morning of 12 December 1968, following their performances in The Rolling Stones’ Rock And Roll Circus, John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview to the BBC radio show Night Ride. The show was presented by John Peel, and went out live from the BBC’s Broadcasting House in central London from 12.05-2am… Read more »
George Harrison gave an interview on this day to New Musical Express journalist Alan Smith, at Apple Corps’ headquarters at 3 Savile Row, London.
During the session for Don’t Pass Me By, The Beatles were interviewed in the studio by the presenter of BBC radio’s weekly The Kenny Everett Show.
While Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were elsewhere in the studio working on the White Album, John Lennon gave an interview to the BBC about the stage adaptation of his book In His Own Write.
In the spring of 1968 an edition of the BBC television series Omnibus was made about the British rock scene. On this day The Beatles appeared in a short sequence for the programme.
Ringo Starr was not present for The Beatles’ recording sessions on this day, as he was at the BBC’s Television Theatre in London to rehearse and record an appearance on Cilla Black’s television show Cilla.
With seemingly unstoppable momentum during the summer of 1967, on 18 May The Beatles signed a contract to represent the BBC, and Britain, on Our World, the world’s first live television satellite link-up to be seen by approximately 400 million people across five continents.
The day after he held a press conference at the Taj Mahal hotel in Bombay (Mumbai), India, George Harrison granted an exclusive interview to the BBC.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney gave interviews on this day for a one-hour BBC radio show titled The Lennon And McCartney Songbook.
Paul McCartney took part in a radio show, David Frost At The Phonograph, in which the eponymous host interviewed a guest and played records.
Although by June 1966 it had been running for over two years, The Beatles had never previously appeared live on the BBC music show Top Of The Pops. They had pre-recorded exclusive performances in BBC studios, or sent promotional clips to be played on the show.
The Beatles gave two sets of interviews for BBC radio programmes on this day, at the Playhouse Theatre in London.