US single release: We Can Work It Out/Day Tripper

9.00am, Monday 6 December 1965 (48 years ago)

As with its UK release three days earlier, The Beatles issued their first double a-side single in the USA.

We Can Work It Out/Day Tripper proved as popular Stateside as in the group’s home country, topping the charts and selling more than a million copies. Its catalogue number was Capitol 5555.

The single was issued on the same day as the US Rubber Soul LP, and a UK-only EP, The Beatles’ Million Sellers.

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