The Beatles’ diary -- 23rd February 1965

Tuesday, 23rd February 1965

UK singles chart
  1. Tired Of Waiting For You – The Kinks
  2. I’ll Never Find Another You – The Seekers
  3. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – The Righteous Brothers
  4. Keep Searchin’ – Del Shannon
  5. Game Of Love – Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
UK albums chart
  1. Rolling Stones No.2 – The Rolling Stones
  2. Beatles For Sale – The Beatles
  3. Best Of Jim Reeves – Jim Reeves
  4. Kinks – The Kinks
  5. Lucky 13 Shades Of Val Doonican – Val Doonican
Ringo on location in the BahamasOn location in the Bahamas – 23 Feb ’65Photo: Apple Corps Ltd.

First day’s shooting for the film ‘Help!’. At this point it was still tentatively titled ‘Eight Arms To Hold You’. The Beatles ex-press officer, Derek Taylor (who had resigned over a stupid spat with Brian Epstein), had recently got a new job with a Los Angeles radio station, and turned up to interview them. John recalled: “The most humiliating experience was sitting with the mayor of the Bahamas, and being insulted by these fuckin’ junked-up middle-class bitches and bastards who would be commenting on our work and commenting on our manners.” is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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