In a letter to Paul Drew in 1966, George Harrison reveals that the Beatles’ “Revolver” was almost recorded at Stax Studio. The letter has been recently sold in a auction.
Here’s a chronology of the Beatles’ visits in Birmingham in the 60s and a gallery of images. The Beatles first visit in Birmingham was in 1963, the last on December 9, 1965.
George Harrison’s first six solo albums, released between 1968 and 1975 on The Beatles’ Apple Records label, have been digitally remastered from the original analogue masters for CD and digital release on 22 September by UMG.
Apple boutique was a shop located at 94 Baker Street, London W1 and was -as Paul said- “A beautiful place where you could buy beautiful things”. It opened on 7 December 1967
On February 28, 1972, George and Pattie got into a terrible car accident, which almost proved fatal for Pattie. She suffered a concussion and several broken ribs. She spent weeks in the hospital.
On September 9, 1993 Abbey Road Studios hosted the press launch of the Red and Blue CD Albums. George Martin was the master of cerimony and George Harrison made a surprise appearance.