Since mono record players were the most common at the time, the Beatles and their regular producer, George Martinoriginally gave more time and attention to preparing the mono mixes of their recordings. Billboard 3; Cashbox 3; Record World 3 Weeks in chart: Following litigation between Capitol and Vee-Jay, a legal settlement was reached giving Vee-Jay the rights to market Beatle recordings they possessed until 10 October at which point all rights to all EMI Beatle recordings in the United States were assigned to Capitol Records.
No Beatles music was included on this interview album, which turned out to be the only Vee-Jay Beatles album Capitol Records could not reclaim. When Capitol re-released this inthey air-brushed out the cigarette. Vee-Jay then started pushing the original with ads in the trade papers, but it was too little too late.
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The songs were eventually sold to MGM and re-released see below. That label was Swan. There was no deal on first refusal, either, so Brian retained the right to offer Capitol their next single. Livingston decided a few days later to take advantage of the response and rush-release the already-prepared single three weeks ahead of schedule on 26 December It ended up selling a quarter of a million in the first three days, and was selling 10, copies an hour in New York City alone!
Made aware of the overwhelming listener response, Capitol Records president Alan W. Carroll James had seen the same news story and arranged through a friend to have a copy of their new single "I Want to Hold Your Hand" sent over to him.
They originally tried to place it on the Atlantic label but Jerry Wexler turned it down. All-in-all, not a very good start to their Stateside career. Immediately after debuting the record on 17 December, the station received overwhelming positive audience reaction, with the station escalating airplay of the record.
The American singer Del Shannon jumped on board with a cover-version two months later, and seeing as he was already a big star in the States, his version got played and peaked at Kennedy earlier that day.
But in a greedy piece of wheeler-dealing three months later, they decided to replace the A-side with the German language version see below. Three singles released by Capitol Records of Canada which began issuing Beatles records in February were imported into the United States and sold enough quantities to make the American charts.
So why did they relegate it to the flip-side? But I still continued to play it for two or three weeks. Since then, other past releases have been reissued in digital formats. Bagging the top-spot in the UK was easy enough - but impressing their label in the States was something else entirely.
But getting the band onto the label was only half the battle. They ended up bringing the release date forward seventeen days to cash in on the massive airplay.54 rows · Beatles comprehensive (complete) discography. Various information on albums released in. All the singles and albums of The Beatles, peak chart positions, career stats, week-by-week chart runs and latest news.
Date Title, Artist Peak Pos WoC Wks No 1 Chart This week's new. Beatles Singles and EP Discography. Listed by Earliest Issue Date Compiled by Dave Haber (Last Corrected March 5, ) (View Singles listed chronologically by Issue Date).
Beatles Singles. They ended up bringing the release date forward seventeen days to cash in on the massive airplay. It ended up selling a quarter of a million in the first three days, and was selling 10, copies an hour in New York City alone! Side B: The Saints [Both songs with Tony Sheridan] (MGM K MONO) Their license to release Beatles singles.
The Beatles Singles Time Line. Listed Chronologically by Issue Date Compiled by Dave Haber (Last Corrected August 15, ) The Beatles Movie Medley/I'm Happy Just To Dance With You Capitol B - March 22, one was the first North American release, and all three were commonly available as imports in the US.
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Beatles Solo Charting Singles Once the Beatles split up, we had four times the music being produced, often at 25% of the original quality. This is a list of all of the Beatles solo singles that made the Billboard charts in order of their release date, because I didn’t see a similar list anywhere else (although it’s probably out there.Download