Posts Tagged: yesterday

George Martin speaks in aid of Deafness Research UK

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 fail to win any Grammy Awards

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.

UK EP release: Yesterday

On the same day that John Lennon’s comments that The Beatles were “more popular than Jesus were first published, The Beatles released the Yesterday EP in the United Kingdom.

US single release: Yesterday

Although The Beatles chose not to release Yesterday as a single in the UK, their US record label Capitol Records decided otherwise and released it with the b-side Act Naturally.

Television: Blackpool Night Out

The Beatles made just one television appearance in Britain to promote the Help! album; other shows had to run pre-recorded clips instead.

Recording, mixing: Yesterday, Act Naturally, Wait

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.