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On a recommendation by George, Dick Rowe, Head of A&R at Decca records, (and the man who turned down the Beatles), went to see the Rolling Stones play at Crawdaddy Club, London. The band were signed to the label within a week.
"Ticket To Ride" number 1, 4th week (UK New Musical Express chart).
Lionel Bart flies from UK to Spain to join Brian on vacation.
Studio 3. 9:30pm-3:00am. Recording: "I'm Only Sleeping" (overdub onto take 11). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Twiggy calls Paul, telling him about Mary Hopkin. [4 May?]
US single release: "Get Back"/"Don't Let Me Down" (Apple 2490).
Olympic Sound Studios. Start of recordings of the 1st LP of Billy Preston.
Studio 1, Olympic Sound Studios. 7:30pm-4:00am. Recording: "Something" (overdub onto take 36). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Steve Vaughan.
The first piece of Kinetic sculpture designed by Ringo and Robin Cruikshank is displayed at Zarach.
John and Yoko make their second appearance on "The Dick Cavett Show".
BBC Radio One airs an interview with Paul.
Wings assemble at the RAK Studios to begin recording the track "Same Time Next Year". The song will later be used in the final credits of the 1985 Ann-Margaret film "Twice In A Lifetime".
George begins recording his next album Gone Troppo at his Friar Park Studios.
On location shooting begins for the Handmade film "Withnail And I".
Yoko organizes a fund-raising memorial concert for John. Proceeds will go to the "Greening of the World John Lennon Scholarship Fund". Some of the artists that take part include Al Green, Joe Cocker, The Moody Blues, Lou Gramm, Dave Stewart, Hall & Oates and Roberta Flack. Paul and Ringo send video messages and the songs "P.S. Love Me Do" and "I Call Your Name", respectively.
In an interview to promote his upcoming concert, George states that he'll be recording a new album and will tour upon its release.
Paul's concert at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio ("New World Tour").
Paul, George and Ringo take a break from production work of "The Beatles Anthology" to visit a vegetarian restaurant.
The "Bidding War" for the rights to air "The Beatles Anthology" heats up. The three main contender are BBC, ITV and Channel 4.
Ringo's concert at the Mesa Amphitheater, Phoenix, Arizona.
UK album release: Flaming Pie (Parlophone PCSD 171).
The case of The Beatles vs. Lingasong Music begins. Present is Edward "Kingsize" Taylor, who was responsible for taping the Beatles performance on December 31, 1962. Taylor claims that he and John had a verbal agreement to tape the concert.
Paul's art exhibition at the Kunstforum Lyz in Hamburg with 75 of his 500 private paintings.
James McCartney performs in concert at the 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN (US Tour).
A rare VOX guitar played by both John and George is displayed at the Newbridge Silverware Museum of Style Icons. John gave the guitar to “Magic Alex” Mardas. A plaque affixed to the back of the guitar reads “To Magic Alex Alexi thank you for been a friend 2-5-1967 John.”
In New York City, the Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery runs in the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, at Lincoln Center. The library exhibition include tour memorabilia, historic film clips, video interviews with musicians, as well as interactive exhibits.http://www.beatlelinks.net/forums/showthread.php?t=16993