The Beatles arrived at the BBC’s Piccadilly Studios in London in time for a 10am rehearsal for the BBC radio show On The Scene.
The studio was located at 201 Piccadilly in central London. The Beatles’ session was recorded between 1pm and 2pm, and they performed three songs: Misery, Do You Want To Know A Secret and Please Please Me.
The session was first broadcast from 5pm on Thursday 28 March 1963 on the BBC Light Programme service.
Also on this day...
- 1967: Recording, mixing, editing: Getting Better, Lovely Rita – John Lennon accidentally takes LSD in the studio
- 1963: Live: ABC Cinema, Croydon
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening)
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