The first of three Beatles EPs was released on this day. Simply titled The Beatles, it was issued in mono by the Vee-Jay label as VJEP 1-903. Read more »
A single, Do You Want To Know A Secret, was released on this day in the USA. Read more »
The Beatles' sixth UK single, Can't Buy Me Love, was released on this day. Read more »
A US single, Can't Buy Me Love, was released on this day. Its b-side was You Can't Do That. Read more »
A US-only single, Twist And Shout, was released on this day. Its b-side was There's A Place. Read more »
The Beatles' fourth EP to be released in the United Kingdom contained a mix of songs from the albums Please Please Me and With The Beatles. Read more »
Please Please Me had first been released as a single in America on 25 February 1963 but failed to make an impact. To cash in on the success of I Want To Hold Your Hand and in anticipation of The Beatles' first US visit, Vee-Jay re-released the single. Read more »
Credited to The Beatles with Tony Sheridan, the single My Bonnie/The Saints was re-released in America on this day, to capitalise on The Beatles' growing fame.
The single, which had the catalogue number MGM K-13213, reached number 26 on the Billboard charts.
It had previously been issued by Decca with the catalogue number 31382, on 23 April 1962.
The Beatles' first LP on Capitol Records was released while the group were in Paris, just three days after they were told I Want To Hold Your Hand had reached number one in America. Read more »
Following their first night of performances at the Olympia Theatre, Paris, The Beatles arrived back at the Hotel George V where they were told that I Want To Hold Your Hand had reached number one in America. Read more »
Although it had originally been scheduled for 22 July 1963, the US label Vee-Jay finally released the Introducing The Beatles LP on this day. Read more »
The single with which The Beatles arrived in America, I Want To Hold Your Hand was released on Boxing Day 1963 by Capitol Records. Read more »
The Beatles' fifth UK single was an instant smash, with pre-orders of more than a million copies. Read more »
Precisely eight months on from the release day of their debut album Please Please Me, The Beatles released the follow-up in the United Kingdom. Read more »
The Beatles' third UK EP was a collection of four songs taken from their debut album Please Please Me. Read more »
The Beatles' second UK EP was released on this day. It contained three previous a-sides and one b-side. Read more »
In case there was any doubt that The Beatles were a bona fide UK phenomenon by August 1963, the release of their fourth single went beyond all expectations. Read more »
The Beatles' debut EP contained four songs taken from their debut album Please Please Me. Read more »
The Beatles' third UK single was released on 11 April 1963. Read more »
The Beatles' debut album was rush-released on this day to capitalise on the success of their singles Love Me Do and Please Please Me. Read more »