UK album release: 1967-1970 (Blue Album)

The Beatles compilation 1967-1970, also known as the Blue Album, was released in the United Kingdom on 19 April 1973.

Its sibling release, 1962-1966 (the Red Album), was also released on this day. Both titles had gone on sale in the United States on 2 April 1973.

The Beatles / 1967-1970 (Blue Album)

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.

UK album release: 1962-1966 (Red Album)
US album release: Red Rose Speedway by Paul McCartney and Wings
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