Posts Categorized: Release

UK EP release: All My Loving

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.

US single release: Please Please Me

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.

US single release: My Bonnie/The Saints

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… Read more »

US album release: Meet The Beatles!

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.

The Beatles reach number one in America

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.

UK album release: With The Beatles

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.

UK single release: She Loves You

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.

UK album release: Please Please Me

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.

UK single release: Love Me Do

The Beatles’ debut single was released on 5 October 1962. It reached number 17 in the charts, which was a strong showing for a band’s first release.