This was the second of two days The Beatles spent at Granada TV Centre in Manchester, during which they recorded their contributions to a television special, The Music Of Lennon & McCartney, which was first broadcast on 16 December 1965.
The line-up of the show was: ‘A World Without Love’ (Peter and Gordon), I Saw Him Standing There (Lulu), ‘From Me To You’ (Alan Haven and Tony Crombie), ‘She Loves You’/medley (Fritz Spiegl’s Ensemble), ‘Day Tripper’ (The Beatles), ‘Yesterday’ (Paul McCartney and Marianne Faithfull), ‘She Loves You’ (Antonio Vargas), ‘Things We Said Today’ (Dick Rivers), ‘Bad To Me’ (Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas), ‘It’s For You’ (Cilla Black), ‘Ringo’s Theme’/‘This Boy’ (The George Martin Orchestra), ‘If I Fell’ (Henry Mancini), And I Love Him (Esther Phillips), ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ (Peter Sellers), and ‘We Can Work It Out’ (The Beatles).
After the recording was complete The Beatles returned to London.
Also on this day...
- 2017: The Beatles announce Christmas fan club box set and Sgt Pepper picture disc
- 1998: UK album release: Wonsaponatime by John Lennon
- 1998: UK album release: John Lennon Anthology
- 1987: UK album release: Cloud Nine by George Harrison
- 1973: US album release: Mind Games by John Lennon
- 1967: Recording, mixing: Hello, Goodbye
- 1964: Live: King’s Hall, Belfast
- 1963: Live: City Hall, Sheffield
- 1962: Live: Star-Club, Hamburg
- 1960: Live: Kaiserkeller, Hamburg
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