UK single release: Help!

‘Help!’, The Beatles’ 10th Parlophone single, was released just before the world première of the film of the same name.

The single was issued as Parlophone R 5305, with the b-side ‘I’m Down’. ‘Help!’ was here issued with a slightly different lead vocal from that on the album of the same name.

It entered the UK charts on 29 July, and from 5 August spent three weeks at number one. In all it spent 14 weeks in the charts.

In 1965 the single retailed at six shillings and eight pence.

Help! single – United Kingdom

Last updated: 4 July 2022
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