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I.Week 5 TuesdayII.The Beatles in 1965a.John and George move out of Londonb.(they all have money, they have advisors that tell them to buy houses in a city south of Londonc.“Early”: the “Dentist Incident” – John & Cynthia and George & Pattie were givenLSDd.February: Ringo marries Maureen Cox, later they move to a house near John’se.February-May: filming Help! (released in July)f.April: Single “Ticket to Ride”; John’s second book A Spaniard in the Worksg.May: Bob Dylan tours Britain, Beatles hear him in London (July: Dylan “goes electric”)III.1965a.John in 24-25. Married Cynthia in 1962, their son Julian is 2-3. Living in Surrey, SW of Londonb.Paul is 22-23. Dating Jane Asher, living in her parents’ townhouse in Londonc.George is 21-22. Also living in Surrey, with Pattie Boyd. Met on set for movied.Ringo is 24-25. He marries his Liverpool girlfriend. Maureen Cox in February and they move to Surrey in March. Their first son Zak is born in SeptemberIV.1965a.December 1964: Beatles for Sale releasedb.February 1965: Recording music for Help!c.March – May 1965: Filming Help!d.June: two weeks touring France, Italy and Spain, 15 shows in eight citiese.July 29, 1965: Help! (film) opens; albums released in August (UK: 8/6, US: 8/13)V.Help! (UK) 6 August 1965a.Side Ai.Helpii.The Night Beforeiii.You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Awayiv.I Need Youv.Another Girlvi.You’re Going to Lose That Girlvii.Ticket to Rideb.Side Bi.Act Naturallyii.It’s Only Loveiii.You Like Me Too Muchiv.Tell Me What You Seev.I’ve Just Seen A Facevi.Yesterdayvii.Dizzy Miss LizzieVI.Yesterdaya.String Quartet: 2 violins, viola and cellob.Paul McCartney thought of the tune in his sleepc.First solo, George Martin suggested string quartet
d.String quartet is flat with no vibratoe.Most covered song in 20thcenturyVII.August 1965a.2ndUS Tourb.Played a rock concert in a sports stadium, Shea stadiumi.Set all kinds of recordsI.Week 5 ThursdayII.September 1965a.The Beatles animated TV series debuts on ABC-TV; it runs through 1969Had been honored by the queenIII. October 1965a.June 1965: The Queen appoints the Beatles Members of the British Empire (MBE)b.They receive their medals in Octoberc.People were appalled they got the award, but they also contributed to British cultureIV. 1965: Recordinga.August 1965: George Martin resigns from Parlophone, starts his own production company. He continues working as the Beatles’ producer and they continue recording at the EMI studios in Abbey Road, Londonb.October-November: recording Rubber Souli.Over 100 hours in the studio, much longer than beforec.December 3 1965: released “double A-side” single “We Can Work It Out” / “Day Tripper” and their 6thalbum, Rubber SoulV.We Can Work It Outa.Paul wrote about it and it could be about Paul’s girlfriend Jane Asherb.Paul wrote the verses; John wrote the Middle 8; George had the idea of doing the middle in tripe timec.Uses the musical styling of going down and up and higher in pitchVI. We can work it out - videoa.