Of the Beatles For Sale songs, it left out ‘Eight Days A Week’, ‘Words Of Love’, ‘Every Little Thing’, ‘I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party’, ‘What You’re Doing’, and ‘Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!’. Those songs were included on the June 1965 album Beatles VI.
Beatles ’65 was released as Capitol T-2228 (mono) and Capitol ST-2228 (stereo). The tracklisting was:
The album was a huge commercial success, jumping from number 98 to the top spot on the Billboard album chart, which was the highest leap to the number one position in the chart’s history.
Also on this day...
- 1969: Plastic Ono Band live at Lyceum Ballroom, London
- 1969: Mixing, editing: Get Back album
- 1969: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘War Is Over’ poster campaign is launched
- 1969: Ringo Starr records a charity appeal for BBC radio
- 1966: Recording, mixing: Strawberry Fields Forever
- 1963: Television: Thank Your Lucky Stars
- 1962: Live: Majestic Ballroom, Birkenhead
- 1961: Live: Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, Wallasey
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
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