It was from a limited edition of Mojo Magazine called 1000 Days That Shook the World: The Psychedelic Beatles - April 1, 1965 to December 26, 1967.
Hope that helps!
Great answer! I totally agree. Plus John looks awesome during the Mad Day Out and George wears that shirt with the big tie on it.
I have so many favourite moments during this shoot that the word ‘favourite’ has lost all meaning, but at the very top somewhere are Ringo wearing a boot on his head during one of the Thomson House shoots, and Paul having a strange fixation with his own nipples at the Mercury Theatre. AND THE PARROT!
I don’t know how important it was. It’s no more important than any other photosession. It’s just the name that somehow got attached to this particular photoshoot by Don McCullin. If I remember correctly the Beatles decided to have a full day of just running around to different locations and putting on different clothes so they would have some new publicity shots. They ended up going to about seven different locations.
It’s an interesting shoot to me just because a) they weren’t doing many photoshoots at the time, I think the last one had been five months before, b) they looked like they were just having a fantastic time, and c) there are just SO MANY pictures of it.
It’s the same style but if you look closely I think the pattern is slightly different - looks like the sort of rosette things on John’s are rounder and more symmetrical
Hm, you’re right. Also the buttons. I don’t know whether to be oddly disappointed or even more amused that apparently both of them liked the idea of a flowery see-through shirt. Oh boys.
No worries! Thanks for being vigilant enough to call me out on my laziness. ;)
The name. Dear Lord, this is going to be geeky, but you did ask.
Gilly’s been my internet nickname for the past twelve years now. On one of the first message boards I was on (coincidentally the one where I first met my fiancee) my user handle was Gilraen after Aragorn’s mother in Lord of the Rings. A few weeks before I joined that board, I’d been to a Tolkien fan-gathering dressed as Gilraen so the name was still in my mind. It got shortened to Gilly within the first few weeks and it’s sort of stuck around since then. So that’s where.
They did another song during that session, but aaaah I couldn’t be bothered to look it up separately and didn’t think I’d be called on it. ;) My folder for those pictures is called Across the Universe.
But I’ve just looked it up now and they started the day with The Inner Light.
“The Inner Light was the first to be completed. George Harrison double-tracked his vocals for the final “arrive without traveling” line, and was joined by John Lennon and Paul McCartney on “do all without doing”. Three mono mixes, numbered 2-4, were then created and work on the song was complete.”
I’ll edit the post!