The single contained a remix of the song, made by Alan Parsons at Abbey Road. It was released in the United States on 29 September.
The single was not as successful as its predecessor, ‘Listen To What The Man Said’. ‘Letting Go’ peaked at 39 on the Billboard Hot 100, and 41 on the UK singles chart.
Also on this day...
- 2018: Ringo Starr live at Stephens Auditorium, Ames, Iowa, USA
- 1968: Recording: While My Guitar Gently Weeps
- 1967: Recording: I Am The Walrus
- 1966: John Lennon flies to Hanover, Germany
- 1964: Live: International Amphitheatre, Chicago
- 1963: Live: Gaumont Cinema, Taunton
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening)
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1960: Live: Indra Club, Hamburg
- 1959: Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool
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