Sir Paul McCartney has announced his first ever stadium tour of the UK and Ireland.
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She Loves You, The Beatles’ second number one hit, has topped a chart of the group’s biggest selling songs in the United Kingdom.
The Beatles’ final album was released in the UK on this day. Ostensibly the soundtrack to their fifth film, Let It Be was issued only in stereo, initially as Apple PXS 1.
The Beatles’ final UK single of their career, not including various reissues and the Anthology releases, was Let It Be.
In the United Kingdom, The Beatles had never previously issued songs after they had been made available on an album. All singles were either standalone releases, or came out on the same day as the parent album.
The Beatles’ 12th official album, Abbey Road, was released in the UK on this day. Their last-recorded album, it was issued only in stereo, as Apple PCS 7088.
The Beatles’ second UK single of 1969, The Ballad Of John And Yoko, was released on this day. The b-side was George Harrison’s Old Brown Shoe.
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.
Just over two weeks after its US release, Unfinished Music No 1: Two Virgins by John Lennon and Yoko Ono was issued in the United Kingdom.
The Beatles’ ninth original UK album was their self-titled double, commonly known as the White Album.
The first Beatles solo album, George Harrison‘s Wonderwall Music (Original Soundtrack Album) was released on this day in the United Kingdom.
The Beatles second – and final – UK single of 1968 was an all-time classic. Hey Jude, with Revolution on the b-side, was also the group’s first on their Apple label.
More than two weeks before its accompanying film received its premiere on BBC television, The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour EP was released.
The Beatles’ third and final single of 1967 was issued in the UK on this day: Hello, Goodbye, with I Am The Walrus as its b-side.
The Beatles’ 15th UK single, All You Need Is Love, was rush-released in the wake of the Our World satellite broadcast.
Heralded upon its release as The Beatles’ masterpiece, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was issued in the UK on this day.
Although the Rubber Soul album had been on sale for more than six months, Parlophone on this day issued a mono EP containing four songs from it.
The Beatles’ 12th Parlophone single was their lowest-seller since Love Me Do.
Although they famously performed on the rooftop of Apple in January 1969, 1 May 1966 was The Beatles’ final scheduled live appearance in Britain.
On the same day that John Lennon’s comments that The Beatles were “more popular than Jesus were first published, The Beatles released the Yesterday EP in the United Kingdom.