The Beatles’ diary -- 18th July 1963

Thursday, 18th July 1963

UK singles chart
  1. I Like It – Gerry & The Pacemakers
  2. Confessin’ – Frank Ifield
  3. Atlantis – The Shadows
  4. Bo Diddley – Buddy Holly
  5. Take These Chains From My Heart – Ray Charles
UK albums chart
  1. Please Please Me – The Beatles
  2. Greatest Hits – The Shadows
  3. Reminiscing – Buddy Holly
  4. Summer Holiday – Cliff Richard
  5. It Happened At The World’s Fair – Elvis Presley

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (19:00–22:45) during which they recorded You Really Got A Hold On Me, Money (That’s What I Want), Devil In Her Heart and Till There Was You.

First session for ‘With The Beatles’. They had managed to record their entire debut LP in a single day in February ’64, but now that they were famous they started slacking – and they needed an entire six days spread over four months for the follow-up. (The other sessions were on the 30th July, 11th, 12th of September, and the 3rd and 23rd October.) is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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