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UK album release: Electronic Sound by George Harrison

The Beatles’ experimental label Zapple Records was launched on this day, with the UK release of two albums: George Harrison‘s Electronic Sound and John Lennon and Yoko Ono‘s Unfinished Music No 2: Life With The Lions.

US single release: Get Back

Nearly a month after its release in the United Kingdom, The Beatles’ first single of 1969 was issued in the United States.

John Lennon changes his middle name to Ono

John Lennon formally changed his middle name by deed poll from Winston to Ono, during a brief ceremony held on the roof of the Apple building at 3 Savile Row, London.

UK single release: Get Back

The Beatles’ 19th British single, and their first for 1969, was Get Back, with Don’t Let Me Down on the b-side.

John Lennon marries Yoko Ono

Having failed to get married in Paris a few days earlier, John Lennon and Yoko Ono chartered an aeroplane to Gibraltar, on the advice of Apple employee Peter Brown.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono live in Cambridge

With tentative plans for The Beatles’ return to live performance put on indefinite hold, fans of the group lived in hope that they’d one day see their idols perform once again. On this day John Lennon gave the first concert performance any of The Beatles had given away from the group, with an appearance at… Read more »

Allen Klein meets The Beatles

One of the most contentious figures in The Beatles’ story, Allen Klein became their manager during their final months as a group, at the behest of John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.