US album release: The Early Beatles

9.00am, Monday 22 March 1965 (49 years ago)

Capitol Records were still keen to wring as much money as possible out of Beatles fans in America, leading to the release of The Early Beatles in March 1965.

The Early Beatles album artwork - USAIt contained 11 songs from Please Please Me; I Saw Her Standing There, Misery and There’s A Place were omitted.

The catalogue number was Capitol T-2309, and the tracklisting was as follows: Love Me Do, Twist And Shout, Anna (Go To Him), Chains, Boys, Ask Me Why, Please Please Me, PS I Love You, Baby It’s You, A Taste Of Honey and Do You Want To Know A Secret

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