1966 highlights



January


Woman

By Peter and Gordon • 7" Single

Jan 10, 1966 • Released in the US

February



Woman

By Peter and Gordon • 7" Single

Feb 11, 1966 • Released in the UK

March


Yesterday

By The Beatles • EP

Mar 04, 1966 • Released in the UK

April


"Revolver" Session #1

Apr 06, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #2

Apr 07, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #3

Apr 08, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #4

Apr 11, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #5

Apr 13, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #6

Apr 14, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #7

Apr 16, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #8

Apr 17, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #9

Apr 19, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #10

Apr 20, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #11

Apr 21, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #12

Apr 22, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #13

Apr 25, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #14

Apr 26, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #15

Apr 27, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #16

Apr 28, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #17

Apr 29, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)

May


NME Annual Poll-Winners' All-Star Concert

May 01, 1966 • United Kingdom • London • Empire Pool


"Revolver" Session #18

May 05, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #19

May 06, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #20

May 09, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #21

May 12, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #22

May 16, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #23

May 18, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #24

May 19, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)



"Revolver" Session #25

May 20, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #26

May 26, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


Paperback Writer / Rain

By The Beatles • 7" Single

May 30, 1966 • Released in the US

June


"Revolver" Session #27

Jun 01, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #28

Jun 02, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #29

Jun 03, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #30

Jun 06, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #31

Jun 08, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #32

Jun 09, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


Paperback Writer / Rain

By The Beatles • 7" Single

Jun 10, 1966 • Released in the UK

"Revolver" Session #33

Jun 14, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


Top Of The Pops

Jun 16, 1966 • UK • London • BBC Television Centre • TV show


"Revolver" Session #34

Jun 16, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #35

Jun 17, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)



Yesterday and Today (Stereo)

By The Beatles • Official album

Jun 20, 1966 • Released in the US

Yesterday and Today (Mono)

By The Beatles • Official album

Jun 20, 1966 • Released in the US

"Revolver" Session #36

Jun 20, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #37

Jun 21, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)


"Revolver" Session #38

Jun 22, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Revolver (UK Mono)









August


Revolver (UK Mono)

By The Beatles • LP

Aug 05, 1966 • Released in the UK

Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby

By The Beatles • 7" Single

Aug 05, 1966 • Released in the UK

Revolver (UK Stereo)

By The Beatles • LP

Aug 05, 1966 • Released in the UK

Revolver (US Stereo)

By The Beatles • Official album

Aug 08, 1966 • Released in the US

Revolver (US Mono)

By The Beatles • Official album

Aug 08, 1966 • Released in the US






















September


Recording "Mellow Yellow"

September - October 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Mellow Yellow / Sunny South Kensington


It's A Lousy Country Where Anyone Black Is A Dirty N*gger

Sep 01, 1966 • From London Evening Standard

October


"Vega-Tables" session

Oct, 4th 1966


Mellow Yellow / Sunny South Kensington

By Donovan • 7" Single

Oct 22, 1966 • Released in the US

Mixing "Paperback Writer"

Oct 31, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on A Collection of Beatles Oldies (Stereo)

November


"The Family Way" sessions

c. November 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on The Family Way - Original Soundtrack Recording (2011)


Remixing "I Want To Hold Your Hand"

Nov 07, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on A Collection of Beatles Oldies (Mono)


Remixing "She Loves You"

Nov 08, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on A Collection of Beatles Oldies (Mono)


Mixing "This Boy", "Day Tripper", "We Can Work It Out"

Nov 10, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on A Collection of Beatles Oldies (Mono)


From Head To Toe

By The Escorts • 7" Single

Nov 18, 1966 • Released in the UK

Recording "Strawberry Fields Forever" #1

Nov 24, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever


Recording the Beatles' 4th Christmas record

Nov 25, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pantomime: Everywhere It's Christmas


Recording "Strawberry Fields Forever" #2

Nov 28, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever


Recording "Strawberry Fields Forever" #3

Nov 29, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever

December


Mixing the Beatles' 4th Christmas record

Dec 02, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pantomime: Everywhere It's Christmas



Recording "Strawberry Fields Forever" #4

Dec 08, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever


Recording "Strawberry Fields Forever" #5

Dec 09, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever


A Collection of Beatles Oldies (Stereo)

By The Beatles • Official album

Dec 10, 1966 • Released in the UK

A Collection of Beatles Oldies (Mono)

By The Beatles • Official album

Dec 10, 1966 • Released in the UK

Recording "Strawberry Fields Forever" #6

Dec 15, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever


Pantomime: Everywhere It's Christmas

By The Beatles • 7" Single

Dec 16, 1966 • Released in the UK

Recording "When I'm Sixty Four"

Dec 20, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Mono)



Mixing Strawberry Fields Forever #7

Dec 22, 1966 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever




Interview for New Musical Express

Dec 31, 1966 • From New Musical Express

October


Paperback Writer

1966 • For The Beatles • Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg


Rain

1966 • For The Beatles • Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg

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