The Beatles’ diary -- October 1967

October 1967

Monday, 2nd October

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (22:00–02:30) during which they recorded Hello, Goodbye.

Wednesday, 4th October

Recording session for the TV show ‘The Frost Programme’ at the Wembley Studios. The programme was broadcast live (Rediffusion) and featured interviews with John Lennon and George Harrison.

Friday, 6th October

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (19:00–02:00) during which they recorded Blue Jay Way.

Saturday, 7th October

Sid Bernstein offered The Beatles one million quid to perform at Shea Stadium again, but they turned him down.

Wednesday, 11th October

Yoko’s ‘Half-A-Wind’ show opened at the Lisson Gallery. It was basically just a load of stuff chopped-in-half and painted white… beds, chairs, tables etc.

Friday, 13th October

United Artists released a sneaky single called ‘How I Won The War’, to promote John’s part in the movie. Many people went out and bought it purely because it was credited to ‘Musketeer Gripweed and The Third Troop’, which was John’s role in the movie. But his only contribution was a two-second snatch of dialogue near the end.

Tuesday, 17th October

17th: Brian Epstein’s memorial service at the New London Synagogue.

Wednesday, 18th October

The UK premiere of ‘How I Won The War’, at the London Pavilion.

Thursday, 19th October

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 1 (19:00–03:30) during which they recorded Hello, Goodbye.

Friday, 20th October

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 3 (19:00–03:45) during which they recorded The Fool On The Hill and Hello, Goodbye.

Wednesday, 25th October

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (19:00–03:00) during which they recorded Hello, Goodbye.

Saturday, 28th October

‘Record World’ excitedly reported that The Beatles and The Rolling Stones were planning on going into business: “Both groups will retain their own identity,” they said, “and continue recording separately for different labels, but will become joint owners of recording studios, possibly joint film producers, and act as a launch pad for new groups and artists.”


 
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