The Beatles watch Donovan perform in London

The day before beginning work on the Magical Mystery Tour song, The Beatles all went to see the folk singer Donovan performing in London.

The concert was the first night of Donovan’s week-long residency at the Saville Theatre, a venue then owned by The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein.

Last updated: 31 December 2010
Recording, mixing: Only A Northern Song, Sgt Pepper run-out groove
Recording: Magical Mystery Tour
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