The Beatles began filming the “Let it Be” movie on this day in 1969. Where was this filming done?
Answer: London’s Twickenham Studios
Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!
- Happy Birthday: Chick Churchill, the keyboard player for Ten Years After.
- 1968: Authorities at Newark Airport seized the entire shipment of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s album Two Virgins. The cover featured a full frontal nude shot of the pair and the album was not allowed into the country until it was promised that the package would be retailed with a brown paper cover over the offending shot.
- 1969: The Beatles began filming what would become the “let it be” movie.
- 1974: The Allman Brothers Band was voted the outstanding community organization of the year by the Georgia State Dept. Of Correction.
- 1977: Van Halen signed its first record contract with Warner Brothers.
- 1998: An autopsy of comedian Chris Farley showed that he died of an overdose of opiates and cocaine.