The first of two Beatles EPs released by Capitol Records was issued on this day. Four By The Beatles had the serial number Capitol EAP 1-2121, and was released only in mono. Read more »
Eighteen months after it was released in the United Kingdom, The Beatles' single / was issued in America. Read more »
The follow-up to Meet The Beatles! was issued on this day by the group's US label Capitol. Read more »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »