The Beatles’ ‘All You Need Is Love’ was issued in the USA 10 days after it was released in the United Kingdom.
As with the UK version, the b-side was ‘Baby You’re A Rich Man’, which had originally been intended for the Yellow Submarine film.
All You Need Is Love entered the charts on 29 July, spent a week at number one, and stayed in the charts for nine weeks. Its catalogue number was Capitol 5964.
The song also appeared on the LP version of Magical Mystery Tour, which was released in the USA on 27 November.
Also on this day...
- 2014: Ringo Starr live at Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, Oregon
- 2009: Paul McCartney live at Citi Field, New York
- 1969: Recording: Oh! Darling, Octopus’s Garden
- 1968: World première of Yellow Submarine
- 1964: Radio: From Us To You
- 1963: Radio: Easy Beat
- 1962: Live: McIlroy’s Ballroom, Swindon
- 1961: Live: Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
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