1967 – Born on this day, Chad Channing, Nirvana’s first drummer, left the band in 1990. Has since worked with The Methodists, East of the Equator and Redband.
1967 – The Beatles spent a second day at Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Kent, England to complete filming for the ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ promotional video. The film was shot in colour, for the benefit of the US market, since UK television was still broadcasting only in black and white. Taking time out from filming John Lennon […]
1967 – In Kent, England, the Beatles shoot a promotional clip for “Strawberry Fields Forever.” STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER (Lennon/McCartney) JOHN 1968: “Strawberry Fields was a place near us that happened to be a Salvation Army home. But Strawberry Fields– I mean, I have visions of Strawberry Fields. And there was Penny Lane, and the Cast […]
1967 – At the end of tonight’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium, a British variety TV show, comedians Peter Cook and Dudley Moore appear with paper cut-outs of the Rolling Stones to wave at the audience from a revolving stage. The gag refers to the Rolling Stones refusal to take part in the traditional […]
1967 – Over at London’s Saville Theatre, Jimi Hendrix, the Who, the Koobas, and the Thoughts perform.
1967 – The Beatles sign a new, 9-year contract with EMI.
1967 – The Beatles made a last-minute remix of ‘Penny Lane’ before the pressing of their next double A sided single ‘Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane’. Both songs were originally intended for forthcoming Beatles album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
1967 – The Monkees performed live for the very first time at The Cow Palace, San Francisco to a sell-out crowd.
1967 – Paul McCartney records his vocal for the Beatles’ “A Day in the Life”. Lennon/McCartney John Sings the main theme while Paul singer the middle section. Lyrics: I read the news today oh, boy About a lucky man who made the grade And though the news was rather sad Well, i just had to […]
1967 – Filming begins at The UFO Club in London for a TV documentary about the famous psychedelic venue, featuring up and coming band Pink Floyd.