Beatles and Beatle-related events on April 27:
The height of Beatlemania finds three singles, two by the Beatles and one with one of their songs, released in one day in the U.S. While one could argue the direct connection of the three songs is different, they showed the influence the Beatles had in the market in 1964.
- April 27, 1964: “Love Me Do”/”P.S. I Love You” released in U.S.
- April 27, 1964: The single “World Without Love” by Peter and Gordon and written by Lennon-McCartney released in U.S.
- April 27, 1964: The single “Why”/”Cry For a Shadow” by Tony Sheridan and the Beatles released in U.S.
- April 27, 1961: The Top Ten engagement in Hamburg continues.
- April 27, 1962: The Beatles continue at the Star-Club.
- April 27, 1963: The Beatles play The Victory Memorial Hall, Northwich, Cheshire.
- April 27, 1964: A full dress rehearsal with a love audience for “Around the Beatles.”
- April 27, 1965: More “Help!” filming: the airport sequence and the musical scene on Salisbury Plain surrounded by tanks.
- April 27, 1966: A very long studio session, ending at 3 a.m., for “I’m Only Sleeping”
- April 27, 1967: Vocals added to “Magical Mystery Tour.”
- April 27, 1969: John and Yoko record their heartbeats again for the “Wedding Album.”
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