The Beatles’ diary -- January 1967

January 1967

Sometime in January (date unknown) Marianne Faithfull walked out on John Dunbar and went to live with Mick Jagger.

Wednesday, 4th January

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (19:00–02:45) during which they recorded Penny Lane.

Thursday, 5th January

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (19:00–00:15) during which they recorded Penny Lane and Carnival Of Light.

Friday, 6th January

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (19:00–01:00) during which they recorded Penny Lane.

Monday, 9th January

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (19:00–01:45) during which they recorded Penny Lane.

Tuesday, 10th January

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 3 (19:00–01:40) during which they recorded Penny Lane.

Wednesday, 11th January

The first time Paul saw Jimi Hendrix playing at the Bag O’Nails pub.

Thursday, 12th January

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 3 (14:30–23:00) during which they recorded Penny Lane.

Friday, 13th January

Brian announced that NEMS was merging with Robert Stigwood’s RSO, swelling his stable of acts to a mighty fine set. Stigwood’s crop included The Bee Gees, The Who, The Moody Blues, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Eric Clapton’s Cream.

Sunday, 15th January

John pranged his car, but no one was hurt.

Tuesday, 17th January

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (19:00–00:30) during which they recorded Penny Lane.

Wednesday, 18th January

Recording session for the TV show ‘Scene Special’. This show was broadcast on 7th March (Granada) and featured an interview with Paul McCartney.

Thursday, 19th January

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (19:30–02:30) during which they recorded A Day In The Life.

Friday, 20th January

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (19:00–01:10) during which they recorded A Day In The Life.

Friday, 27th January

The Beatles signed a new nine-year contract with EMI giving them more control over their future releases – especially the American ones, and they no longer allowed Capitol to mess around with their running orders.

Saturday, 28th January

The Beatles were commissioned to write a piece of music for a mixed-media event at the Roundhouse Theatre, North London. One of the acts on display was the newly-formed Jimi Hendrix Experience.

Monday, 30th January

John and Paul watched Jimi Hendrix performing at the Savile Theatre.


 
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