The Beatles’ diary -- May 1964

May 1964

Friday, 1st May

Recording session for the radio show ‘From Us To You’ at the BBC Paris Theatre This show was transmitted on 18th May (BBC Light Programme). They played I Saw Her Standing There, Kansas City/Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!, I Forgot To Remember To Forget, You Can’t Do That, Sure To Fall (In Love With You), Can’t Buy Me Love, Matchbox and Honey Don’t.

Saturday, 2nd May

George and Patti flew to Honolulu for a little holiday, but the press-pack was so relentless they flew to Tahiti instead. This was also the day that a special exhibition of Stuart Sutcliffe’s artwork opened at the Walker Gallery, Liverpool. It ran for three weeks and drew 11,000 visitors.

Monday, 11th May

‘Four By The Beatles’ EP – front cover ReleasedUSA EP. Four By The Beatles Peak position: Billboard – #92; Cashbox – #86; Record World – #97

Thursday, 21st May

‘Sie Liebt Dich’ single – front cover ReleasedUSA single. Sie Liebt Dich Peak position: Billboard – #97; Cashbox – Didn’t enter; Record World – Didn’t enter

Friday, 29th May

‘Ain’t She Sweet’ single – front cover ReleasedUK single. Ain’t She Sweet Peak position: Melody Maker – #24; NME – #29; Record Retailer – #29

Sunday, 31st May

Performance at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London. They played Can’t Buy Me Love, All My Loving, This Boy, Roll Over Beethoven, Till There Was You, Twist And Shout and Long Tall Sally. is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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