Posts Tagged: united states

Paul McCartney is honoured by President Obama at the White House

Sir Paul McCartney gave a special performance at the White House in front of US president Barack Obama. The president said McCartney had “helped to lay the soundtrack for an entire generation”, as he presented the performer with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, awarded by the Library of Congress.

US album release: Let It Be

Ten days after its United Kingdom release, The Beatles’ final LP, Let It Be, was issued in the United States.

US album release: Abbey Road

Five days after its UK release, The Beatles’ last-recorded LP, Abbey Road, was issued in the United States on this day. The catalog number was Apple SO 383.

US album release: Yellow Submarine

The soundtrack LP for The Beatles’ animated film Yellow Submarine was released in the United States on this day, with six songs by the group and seven orchestral pieces by George Martin.

Lennon and McCartney promote Apple in New York

In order to launch and promote Apple Corps in the United States, John Lennon and Paul McCartney flew to New York for a four-day trip. It was the first time they had both visited the country together since their final concert in August 1966.

US album release: Revolver

Revolver, The Beatles’ 11th Capitol Records long player, was issued on this day, three days after its UK release on Parlophone.