Sir Paul McCartney, Sir George Martin, Giles Martin, Yoko Ono, Sean Ono Lennon, and Olivia and Dhani Harrison were among guests at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas to celebrate five years of the Cirque du Soleil show Love.
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Sir George Martin gave a talk in aid of Deafness Research UK at Kings Place in London on 28 April 2010. He took part in an hour-long conversation with BBC presenter and author Andrew Marr, before answering questions from the audience.
The Beatles’ producer Sir George Martin has been given a career award in America by The Recording Academy’s Grammy Foundation.
Studio two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald Although there were two further recording sessions for the Let It Be album involving just one member of The Beatles, this was their last time recording as a group – albeit without John Lennon.
The soundtrack LP for The Beatles’ animated film Yellow Submarine was released in the United States on this day, with six songs by the group and seven orchestral pieces by George Martin.
Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The Beatles began work on the title track of what would become their next film and EP/LP release, Magical Mystery Tour, recording three takes of the backing track.
On this day the soundtrack to the 1966 film The Family Way was released. It was mostly composed by Paul McCartney.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The Beatles returned to John Lennon‘s And Your Bird Can Sing on this day, following initial attempts on 20 April.
On 13 February 1966 The Beatles were nominated in 10 of the categories for the 8th Grammy Awards. The ceremony took place in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, New York.
The Grammy Awards Commitee in New York announced that The Beatles had been nominated for 10 awards. Six were for Yesterday, while the other four were for the Help! album.
The day after the final mixes for Rubber Soul were made, producer George Martin finalised the running order for the songs.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Yesterday was completed on this day with the recording of a string quartet, and a new lead vocal by Paul McCartney.
John and Cynthia return to England from Switzerland on this day, after a two-week holiday in St Moritz in the Swiss Alps.
On the second day of his two-week holiday in the Swiss Alps with John and Cynthia Lennon, George Martin broke a bone in his foot and was unable to continue skiing.
On this day John Lennon and his wife Cynthia began a 14-day holiday in the St Moritz ski resort in the Swiss Alps.
Studio One (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Although George Martin had created four mono mixes of I Feel Fine on the previous day, during this hour-long session he made a fifth.
Room 65, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith While The Beatles were on tour in Glasgow, George Martin oversaw mono mixes of two songs recorded for Beatles For Sale, and both sides of their next single. The session lasted from 2.30-5.45pm.
Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles were on tour in Hull when George Martin made two mono mixes of No Reply. The session lasted from 2.30-5.30pm. Just one of them was released, and appeared on the Beatles For Sale LP.
The Beatles had arrived at London Airport at 11.10am, following their flight back from Sydney, Australia. In the afternoon John Lennon and Paul McCartney attended a recording session at EMI Studios, Abbey Road, in which Cilla Black recorded their song It’s For You.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith While The Beatles were abroad on holiday, George Martin overdubbed a piano part onto You Can’t Do That.