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Ringo Starr has asked the world to celebrate his birthday with a moment of peace and love. The former Beatle was born on 7 July 1940 in Liverpool, England.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Ken Scott The Beatles worked on eight White Album songs during this 7pm-7.30am session, which also saw the completion of the recording of Savoy Truffle.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Chris Thomas Engineer: Ken Scott While the sessions for the White Album often found The Beatles labouring for days on individual songs, at other times they worked quickly. One example of this was Birthday, written and recorded on this day.
The Beatles had been invited to beat poet Allen Ginsberg’s 39th birthday party by mutual friend and Indica Gallery co-founder Barry Miles. Although few of the party goers expected them to show, John and Cynthia Lennon, George Harrison and Pattie Boyd arrived.
Following their recording session at EMI Studios, The Beatles helped George Harrison celebrate his 21st birthday.
Paul McCartney celebrated his 21st birthday with a party held at his Aunt Jin’s house at 147 Dinas Lane, Huyton, Liverpool.
18 June 1960 was Paul McCartney‘s 18th birthday. Instead of celebrating with a night off, he and The Silver Beetles gave one of their usual Saturday night concerts at the Grosvenor Ballroom in Liscard, Wallasey.
Keen for his son to follow his interest in music, Jim McCartney bought his son Paul a trumpet for his 14th birthday.
George Martin, the man who played a vital role in shaping The Beatles’ recorded music, was born in Holloway, London, on 3 January 1926.