US single release: Lady Madonna

Three days after its UK release, The Beatles’ ‘Lady Madonna’ single was issued in the US.

Lady Madonna single artwork – USA

The single was released as Capitol 2138. As with the UK version, it had George Harrison’s ‘The Inner Light’ on the b-side.

Lady Madonna was not a great commercial success in America, and only managed to reach number four in the charts. It was, however, the last Beatles single to be released on Capitol; subsequent ones were one their own Apple label.

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