Category Archives: Release

US album release: Magical Mystery Tour

In the UK The Beatles chose to issue the six songs from the Magical Mystery Tour film as a double gatefold EP with a 28-page booklet. EPs, however, were far less popular in America, and Capitol chose to turn it into a full LP, with added tracks from singles released in 1967. Read more »

US album release: Yesterday… And Today

One of The Beatles' most controversial - and later sought-after - releases came out in America on this day. Yesterday... And Today was quickly withdrawn by Capitol Records after an outcry over the infamous 'butcher' photograph that adorned the sleeve. Read more »