A Beatles' Recording Timeline: Leave My Kitten Alone

Beatles For Sale, etc.

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MOTHER WORKS: 
o I FEEL FINE c/w SHE'S A WOMAN [UK MONO 45]..................... "PARLOPHONE R 5200"
o BEATLES FOR SALE  [UK MONO LP] ................................ "PARLOPHONE PMC 1240"

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LEAVE MY KITTEN ALONE - 
Recordings from August 2, 1964 to February 14, 1965

02AUG64  The Beatles begin the second leg of their 1964 world tour in Bournemouth.
See also 04JUN64 for a playlist covering the complete tour.

The playlist for the 2nd leg of the world tour is:
o I Want To Hold Your Hand  "Seattle"
o You Can't Do That  "Seattle, Vancouver, LA, Philadelphia, Indianapolis"
o All My Loving  "Seattle,Vancouver,LA, Phila. ,Ind."
o She Loves You  "Seattle,Vancouver,LA, Phila. ,Ind."
o Things We Said Today  "Seattle, Vancouver, LA, Philadelphia, Indianapolis"
o Roll Over Beethoven  "Seattle, Vancouver, LA, Phila.,Ind."
o Can't Buy Me Love  "Seattle, Vancouver, LA, Phila.,Ind."
o If I Fell  "Seattle, Vancouver, LA, Philadelphia, Indianapolis"
o Boys  "Seattle, Vancouver, LA, Philadelphia, Indianapolis"
o A Hard Day's Night  "Seattle, Vancouver, LA, Philadelphia, Indianapolis"
o Twist And Shout  "Seattle, Vancouver, LA, Phila.,Ind."
o Long Tall Sally  "Seattle, Vancouver, LA, Philadelphia, Indianapolis"

11AUG64  [EMI] BEATLES FOR SALE SESSION #1 OF 7
_ Baby's In Black "Take 1-13"
% Baby's In Black "Take 14 -> OV"
_ Baby's In Black "edit pieces"

14AUG64  [EMI] BEATLES FOR SALE SESSION #2 OF 7
o I'm A Loser "Take 1 fs"
o I'm A Loser "Take 2"
o I'm A Loser "Take 3"
o I'm A Loser "Take 4 bd"
o I'm A Loser "Take 5 bd"
o I'm A Loser "Take 6"
o I'm A Loser "Take 7 bd"
% I'm A Loser "Take 8 -> OV"
     
% Mr. Moonlight "Take 1 breakdown -> ANTH1"
o Mr. Moonlight "Take 2 - fragment"
_ Mr. Moonlight "Take 3"
o Mr. Moonlight [stereo] "Take 4 -> OV, Barrett 1982 remix"
o Mr. Moonlight [mono] "edit of tks 1 and 4, ANTH1"
     
_ Leave My Kitten Alone "Takes 1-3"
o Leave My Kitten Alone "Take 4, false start"
o Leave My Kitten Alone "Take 5 w/guitar solo edit"
     o (duophonic) "Sessions remix"
     o (duophonic) "ANTH1 remix"

18AUG64  A 2nd tour of North America continues the Beatles world tour. See also 02AUG64.
21AUG64  [CONCERT] SEATTLE (1964 WORLD TOUR)
22AUG64  [CONCERT] VANCOUVER (1964 WORLD TOUR)
23AUG64  [CONCERT] L.A., HOLLYWOOD BOWL (1964 WORLD TOUR)
02SEP64  [CONCERT] PHILADELPHIA (1964 WORLD TOUR)
03SEP64  [CONCERT] INDIANAPOLIS (1964 WORLD TOUR)

11SEP64  Peter and Gordon release I Don't Want To See You Again.

18SEP64  [CONCERT] DALLAS MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM, SOUTH AKARD ST (1964 WORLD TOUR)
There appears to be no recording of this concert available to the general public.  The group played one show in Dallas this Friday, playing their standard live set at the time.

. I Want To Hold Your Hand
. You Can't Do That 
. All My Loving  
. She Loves You 
. Things We Said Today  
. Roll Over Beethoven
. Can't Buy Me Love  
. If I Fell  
. Boys  
. A Hard Day's Night  
. Twist And Shout  
. Long Tall Sally 

After the concert, the Beatles flew to Walnut Ridge, Arkansas.  Reed Pigman, airline owner and pilot, then flew the group and 10 of their entourage to the Ozarks in Missouri.  Brian Epstein and Bill Black (Bill Black Combo) were among them.  

19SEP64  The Beatles vacation at the Pigman ranch, Alton/Riverton, Missouri.
Arriving at 3 a.m. this Saturday, they play poker, drink, skinny-dip, fish, drive around the barn, and ride horses.  George knocks the door off the ranch's pickup truck with a rented 1960 Ford Fairlane.  No instruments were brought to the ranch, and no performances were given by the group there.

20SEP64  The Beatles end their vacation weekend.
The group departed the Pigman ranch about noon this Sunday, flying first to Walnut Ridge, AR, and on to NYC for an evening concert.

20SEP64  [CONCERT] "AN EVENING WITH THE BEATLES" CHARITY CONCERT FOR UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY
Paramount Theater, 7th Ave/Times Square, New York City.

21SEP64  The Beatles return to London for a break in their tour of the world.

29SEP64  [EMI] BEATLES FOR SALE SESSION #3 OF 7
_ Every Little Thing "Take 1-3"
% Every Little Thing "Take 4 -> 30SEP64 -> OV"
_ I Don't Want To Spoil The Party "Take 1-18"
% I Don't Want To Spoil The Party "Take 19 -> OV"
_ What You're Doing "Take 1-6, basic tracks"
% What You're Doing "Take 7, rhythm track -> 30SEP64"

30SEP64  [EMI] BEATLES FOR SALE SESSION #4 of 7
_ Every Little Thing "Takes 5-8"
% Every Little Thing "Take 9 -> OV"

_ What You're Doing "Take 8-10"
o What You're Doing [stereo] "Take 11"
_ What You're Doing "Take 12"

_ No Reply "Take 1"
o No Reply "Take 2, ANTH1"
_ No Reply "Take 3-7"
% No Reply "Take 8 -> OV"

30SEP64  [LONE BEATLE] RINGO: RORY STORM AND THE HURRICANES SESSION
o America

03OCT64  [VIDEO] SHINDIG 
o Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey Hey "with and without broadcast audience"
o I'm A Loser
o Boys

06OCT64  [EMI] BEATLES FOR SALE SESSION #5 of 7
% Eight Days A Week "Take 1"
% Eight Days A Week "Take 2"
_ Eight Days A Week "Take 3"
% Eight Days A Week "Take 4"
o Eight Days A Week (sequence) "ANTH1 edit of tk 1, 2, & 4"
o Eight Days A Week (complete) "Take 5, ANTH1"
_ Eight Days A Week "tks 6-12"
% Eight Days A Week "Take 13 -> 18OCT64 -> OV"

_ I Feel Fine "strumming in-between takes"

08OCT64  [EMI] SINGLE B-SIDE SESSION
o She's A Woman "Tk 1"
o She's A Woman "Take 2 w/fs"
o She's A Woman "Take 3 = two false starts"
o She's A Woman "Take 4 w/fs"
_ She's A Woman "Tk 5"
% She's A Woman "Tk 6 = OV"
o She's A Woman "Tk 7's false start"
o She's A Woman "Take 7"

18OCT64  [EMI] BEATLES FOR SALE SESSION #6 OF 7
_ Eight Days A Week "Take 14, intro left unused"
% Eight Days A Week "Take 15, outro + tk 13 = OV"

% Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey "Take 1 -> OV"
o Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey "Take 2, ANTH1"

_ Mr. Moonlight "Take 5-7"
% Mr. Moonlight "Take 8 -> OV"

o I Feel Fine (Tk 1, breakdown)
o I Feel Fine (Tk 2, breakdown)
_ I Feel Fine "Take 3-4"
o I Feel Fine (Tk 5)
o I Feel Fine (Tk 6, backing track w/mini-jam before and after)
_ I Feel Fine "Tk 7-8"
o I Feel Fine (Tk 9, vocal SI onto ? -> OV)
% I Feel Fine (OV = editted tk 9)

_ I'll Follow The Sun "Take 1-7"
% I'll Follow The Sun "Take 8"

% Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby "Take 1 -> OV"
% Rock and Roll Music "Take 1 = OV"
_ Words Of Love "Take 1"
% Words Of Love "Take 2 -> OV"
% Words Of Love "Take 3 -> OV"

26OCT64  [EMI] BEATLES FOR SALE SESSION #7 OF 7
_ Honey Don't "Take 1-4"
% Honey Don't "Take 5"
X Honey Don't (forgery) "Rough Notes bootleg track"

_ What You're Doing (remake) "Take 13-18"
% What You're Doing (remake) "Take 19 -> OV"

o Another Beatles Christmas Record
o Hello Dolly

30OCT64  [LONE BEATLE] PAUL: ALMA COGAN SESSION SINGLE RELEASE
McCartney on tambourine.
o I Knew Right Away

10NOV64  The 1964 world tour, which had begun 04JUN64, ends in Bristol.

17NOV64  [BBC] RECORDING SESSION FOR TOP GEAR
o I Feel Fine "False start, and partial before SI"
o Honey Don't "Complete"

17NOV64  [BBC] TOP GEAR
Aired 26NOV64.
o I'm A Loser
o Honey, Don't!
o She's A Woman
o Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby
o I'll Follow The Sun
o I Feel Fine

25NOV64  [BBC] SATURDAY CLUB
Aired 26DEC64.
o Rock And Roll Music
o Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!


27NOV64  ==MOTHER RELEASE==  I FEEL FINE c/w SHE'S A WOMAN  "PARLOPHONE R 5200"
o I FEEL FINE c/w SHE'S A WOMAN [UK MONO 45]
      o I FEEL FINE [UK MONO 45] "RM3, 21OCT64 remix"
      o SHE'S A WOMAN [UK MONO 45] "RM1, 12OCT64 remix"

== Alternate mixes and masters: I Feel Fine/She's A Woman ==
o I Feel Fine (stereo) "Untrimmed red album version"
o I Feel Fine (stereo) "Past Masters version"
o I Feel Fine (mono) "USA LP version, lots of reverb"
o She's A Woman (mono) "USA LP version, lots of reverb"
o She's A Woman (stereo) "Past Masters version"
o She's A Woman (stereo) "EP Collection version, untrimmed count-in"


04DEC64  ==MOTHER RELEASE==  BEATLES FOR SALE   "PARLOPHONE PMC 1240"
o BEATLES FOR SALE  [UK MONO LP] 
     Side One
     o NO REPLY  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o I'M A LOSER  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o BABY'S IN BLACK  [UK MONO LP TRACK] "RM2, 26OCT64 remix"
     o ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o I'LL FOLLOW THE SUN  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o MR. MOONLIGHT  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o KANSAS CITY  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     Side Two
     o EIGHT DAYS A WEEK  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o WORDS OF LOVE  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o HONEY, DON'T!  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o EVERY LITTLE THING  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o I DON'T WANT TO SPOIL THE PARTY  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o WHAT YOU'RE DOING  [UK MONO LP TRACK]
     o EVERYBODY'S TRYING TO BE MY BABY  [UK MONO LP TRACK]


== Alternate mixes and masters: Beatles For Sale ==
o Beatles For Sale [UK Stereo LP]
o I'm A Loser [stereo] "Barrett's remix for Abbey Road Show"


24DEC65  A series of Christmas concerts begin at the Hammersmith Odeon.

JAN65  Johnny Devlin and The Devils record "Won't You Be My Baby", ?a Devlin-McCartney song.

16JAN65  The series of Christmas concerts at the Hammersmith Odeon end.

11FEB65  Ringo marries Maureen.

14FEB65  The Beatles end a one month holiday on St. Valentine's Day.

KEY: RECORDING TYPES AND SESSION NOTES

Recording Types
o Collectable. _ Exists/Uncollectable. * Recorded/Lost.
% Collectable AS an embedded component of a downstream track.
. Song title listed to provide context. No recording implied.
Session Notes
OM = Other Musicians for Beatles' product.
NTB = Not The Beatles.
Song title "version name" ... The quoted phrase is to indicate some distinctive characteristic of this recording version of the song.

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