Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening) – George Martin watches The Beatles perform

An evening performance at the Cavern Club, scene of so many Beatles shows in 1962. There was, however, one difference: the presence of Parlophone producer George Martin in the audience. Read more »

Mixing: Please Please Me, Ask Me Why

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

The Beatles had recorded their second single, Please Please Me, during a three hour session at Abbey Road's studio two on 26 November 1962. The song and its b-side, Ask Me Why, were mixed in mono on this day. Read more »