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EMI presents The Beatles with silver discs

The Beatles had a day off from their 1963 Autumn Tour on this day but, rather than spend it relaxing, they attended a ceremony held at EMI House in London, where they were given a number of silver presentation discs to mark their extraordinary record sales. Read more »

Live: Granada Cinema, Mansfield

Just over a month after they performed at Mansfield's Granada Cinema on the Helen Shapiro tour, The Beatles returned for the final time, as part of the Tommy Roe and Chris Montez tour.

Whereas in February the group were hoping the Please Please Me single would be a success, this time around they'd just released the album of the same name, and their fortunes looked much more positive.

The Beatles' setlist on this tour was: Love Me Do, Misery, A Taste Of Honey, Do You Want To Know A Secret, Please Please Me and I Saw Her Standing There.

Editing, mixing: Please Please Me album

Studio One control room, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

While The Beatles have been justly celebrated for recording 10 songs for the Please Please Me album in one day, work on the release was far from over. On this day producer George Martin oversaw the editing and mixing of mono and stereo tracks, ahead of its 22 March 1963 release date. Read more »

Recording: Misery, Baby It’s You

Studio One, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Stuart Eltham

The Beatles did not attend this overdub session for the Please Please Me album, as they were in London for a live radio session before travelling to Doncaster, Yorkshire, for an evening concert. Read more »