The precise time and location is not known, but it took place in either their flat at 57 Green Street, London, or in presenter Tony Hall’s flat on the other side of the same street.
The appearance was for the Light Programme’s magazine show The Public Ear, which was broadcast between 3pm and 4pm on Sunday 12 January.
The interview was in letter form, and appeared in the show’s Air Mail section. George and Ringo requested The Miracles’ I’ve Been Good To You, and George revealed that his favourite singers included Mary Wells, The Miracles and Marvin Gaye.
Also on this day...
- 1970: Glyn Johns compiles the second Get Back album
- 1970: John Lennon and Yoko Ono give a press conference in Aalborg, Denmark
- 1967: Recording: Penny Lane, Carnival Of Light
- 1966: Recording: overdubs for The Beatles At Shea Stadium
- 1965: Live: Another Beatles Christmas Show
- 1963: Live: Museum Hall, Bridge of Allan, Scotland
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1961: Live: Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool
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