Television: The Music Of Lennon & McCartney

This was the first of two days at Granada TV Centre in Manchester, during which The Beatles recorded their contributions to The Music Of Lennon & McCartney, a television special first broadcast on 16 December 1965.

The Beatles mimed to ‘We Can Work It Out’ and ‘Day Tripper’, both sides of their forthcoming single. Paul McCartney also sang the first part of ‘Yesterday’, which was completed by Marianne Faithfull.

The other guests on the show were Cilla Black, Peter and Gordon, Lulu, Henry Mancini, Esther Phillips, Fritz Spiegl, Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas, Alan Haven, the George Martin Orchestra, Dick Rivers, and Peter Sellers.

Filming continued on the following day, 2 November 1965.

Last updated: 9 June 2010
Recording, mixing: We Can Work It Out, Day Tripper
Television: The Music Of Lennon & McCartney
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