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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 6, 1968

On sunday, October 6 1968 The Beatles were on The Smothers Brothers with the historical performance of Hey Jude.  The mics were live, and ALL instruments were on tape,but it was electrifying! It was actually a recorded performance on the British DICK CAVETT SHOW, edited for overseas telecast.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 5, 1968

Trident Studios

George overdubbing as lead vocal on "Savoy Truffle"

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 4, 1968

Trident Studios

"Martha My Dear" was almost completed today featuring Paul.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 3, 1968

Trident Studios, London

A new song written by George, "Savoy Truffle" was inspired by Eric Clapton's love for chocolate. George, Paul and Ringo worked into the wee hours on this date.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 2, 1968

Trident Studios, London

Paul overdubbing as lead vocal for "Honey Pie".

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 1, 1968

Trident Studios

The Beatles returned to Trident Studios to record Paul's "Honey Pie".

Source: The Complete Beatles Chronicles

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 30, 1968
The #1 song in the US on September 30, 1968
The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 29, 1968
The #1 song in the US on September 29, 1968
The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 28, 1968

The Beatles single "Hey Jude" hits the top of the charts, it is over seven minutes long and was the longest song ever to hit No. 1, a record it holds to this day.

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: September 27, 1968
The #1 song in the US on September 27, 1968