1960 – The Beatles perform at the Indra Club, Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, West Germany.
1961 – The Beatles perform at Aintree Institute, Aintree, Liverpool.
1962 – The Beatles perform a nighttime show at the Cavern Club, Liverpool. Also appearing is Mike Berry, who’d had a Top 30 hit the preceding October with his song “Tribute to Buddy Holly.
1963 – The Beatles perform at the Odeon Cinema in Southport. This is the first of six nights, with two shows per night. The Beatles’ song list is “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Thank You Girl,” “Chains,” “A Taste of Honey,” “She Loves You,” “Baby It’s You,” “From Me to You,” “Boys,” “I Saw Her Standing There,” and “Twist and Shout.
1964 – The Beatles perform at the Red Rocks Amphitheater, Denver, Colorado.
1967 – The Beatles hold a press conference with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at University College in Bangor, North Wales. The Beatles announce that they have become disciples of the guru and that they have renounced the use of drugs. They become members of the Maharishi’s ‘Spiritual Regeneration Movement,’ which obligates them to donate one week’s earnings each month to the organization. They soon decide to visit the guru’s Transcendental Meditation (TM) academy in Rishikesh, India, for meditation and study. The Beatles plan on becoming teachers of TM.
1968 – The Beatles’ single “Hey Jude/Revolution” (Apple 2276), the first record on The Beatles’ new Apple label, is released in the U.S. 19 weeks on Billboard chart; highest chart position: No.1.