The Beatles’ diary -- 20th September 1967

Wednesday, 20th September 1967

UK singles chart
  1. The Last Waltz – Engelbert Humperdinck
  2. I’ll Never Fall In Love Again – Tom Jones
  3. San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) – Scott McKenzie
  4. Excerpt From ’A Teenage Opera’ – Keith West
  5. Let’s Go To San Francisco – Flowerpot Men
UK albums chart
  1. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Beatles
  2. The Sound Of Music – Original Soundtrack
  3. Headquarters – The Monkees
  4. Best Of The Beach Boys – The Beach Boys
  5. Are You Experienced – Jimi Hendrix Experience

Work began on editing the movie. Norrie Drummond, a reporter from the NME, was invited along to get a story: “The room was hot and smoky. Long strips of film hung from steel coat racks, and dozens of LPs lay scattered around the floor. Empty coffee cups were dotted everywhere and ashtrays spilled over with cigarette butts.” Pete Shotton recalled: “John was in a particularly good mood that day. He even called out of the window to an elderly drunk we heard singing in the street and invited him to join us. The drunk duly shambled upstairs, bottle in hand, to lead John, Paul, George and Ringo through round after round of old drinking songs such as ‘There’s An Old Mill By The Stream’. He seemed totally oblivious to the identity of his new friends.”



 
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