The Beatles compilation 1967-1970, also known as the Blue Album, was released in the United Kingdom on 19 April 1973.
The compilation reached number two on the UK albums chart.
Remastered versions of 1962-1966 and 1967-1970 were both released worldwide on 18 October 2010 (the following day in North America). The remastering was done by the same team led by Allan Rouse which had remastered The Beatles’ entire back catalogue for 2009.
Also on this day...
- 2015: Paul McCartney inducts Ringo Starr into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
- 2014: Paul McCartney live: Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay
- 2012: Paul McCartney live: Estadio El Campín, Bogotá, Colombia
- 1973: UK album release: 1962-1966 (Red Album)
- 1968: Apple Corps advertises for new talent
- 1967: Mixing: Good Morning Good Morning, Only A Northern Song
- 1967: The Beatles & Co. is formed
- 1966: Recording, mixing: Doctor Robert
- 1965: US single release: Ticket To Ride
- 1964: Recording: Around The Beatles
- 1963: Live: Mersey Beat Showcase, Stoke-on-Trent
- 1962: Live: Star-Club, Hamburg
- 1961: Live: Top Ten Club, Hamburg
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