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A guide by Michael King "Mike" (Taunton, MA United States)

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In 1957, John Lennon led a skiffle group called the Quarry Men. By January of 1960, the group changed their name to the Silver Beetles. Before their first trip to Hamburg, Germany in August of 1960, they changed their name to the Beatles. At that time, the Beatles included John Lennon (rhythm guitar, vocals), Paul McCartney (guitar, vocals), George Harrison (lead guitar, vocals), Stu Sutcliffe (bass guitar), and Pete Best (drums). Stu Sutcliffe left the group in 1961, and died on April 10, 1962. Paul McCartney replaced him on bass guitar. This 2-CD, 34-song collection includes every recording the Beatles made for Polydor Records from 1961 to 1962. It features John Lennon singing "Ain't She Sweet" (#19 in 1964), while Tony Sheridan sings lead vocals on "My Bonnie" (#26 in 1964). It also includes the instrumental "Cry For A Shadow," written by George Harrison and John Lennon.
The Beatles With Tony Sheridan: First Recordings 50th Anniversary Edition


The Beatles, with Pete Best as their drummer, auditioned for Decca Records. They recorded fifteen songs on January 1, 1962, including "Like Dreamers Do," and "Love Of The Loved." Decca Records rejected The Beatles!
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Following an April 1962 audition, with Ringo Starr replacing Pete Best on drums, the Beatles were signed to EMI-Parlophone Records by producer George Martin. The Beatles' debut album "Please Please Me" was released in England on March 22, 1963. It features the songs "Please Please Me," "Twist And Shout," "Love Me Do," and "P.S. I Love You."
Please Please Me


The album "With The Beatles" was released in England on November 22, 1963. It features the songs "All My Loving," and "I Wanna Be Your Man."
With The Beatles


The album "Introducing The Beatles" was released by Vee-Jay Records in America on January 10, 1964. It features the songs "Love Me Do" (#1 in 1964), and "P.S. I Love You" (#10 in 1964).
Introducing The Beatles


The album "Meet The Beatles" was released by Capitol Records in America on January 20, 1964. It was the #1 selling album for 11 weeks. It features the songs "I Want To Hold Your Hand" (#1 in 1964), and "I Saw Her Standing There" (#14 in 1964).
Meet The Beatles (The U.S. Album)


This DVD chronicles the Beatles during their first trip to America in February, 1964. It includes segments of several concerts, as well as their first appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
The Beatles - The First U.S. Visit


Capitol Records released "The Beatles' Second Album" in America on April 10, 1964. It was the #1 selling album for 5 weeks. It features the songs "She Loves You" (#1 in 1964), and "Thank You Girl" (#35 in 1964).
The Beatles' Second Album (The U.S. Album)


The black-and-white movie, "A Hard Day's Night," was released during the height of Beatlemania, on July 6, 1964. It starred Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. It was written by Alun Owen, and directed by Richard Lester. The documentary-style film chronicles the Beatles arriving at a theater, rehearsing, and performing in a BBC television special. At one point, the Beatles hold a press conference. Reporter: "How did you find America?" John: "Turn left at Greenland." Reporter: "Are you a mod or a rocker?" Ringo: "I'm a mocker." Reporter: "What would you call that hairstyle you're wearing?" George: "Arthur." Reporter: "Do you often see your father?" Paul: "No, actually, we're just good friends." A very memorable character is Paul's grandfather, played by Wilfrid Brambell. Musically speaking, Ringo may have been overshadowed by John, Paul and George. In this movie, once Ringo steps out from behind his drum kit, he steals the show from the other Beatles!
The Beatles: A Hard Day's Night (Collector's Edition) [Blu-ray]


The soundtrack album for "A Hard Day's Night" was released in America on June 26, 1964, and was the #1 selling album for 14 weeks. The album was released in England on July 10, 1964. It features the songs "A Hard Day's Night" (#1 in 1964), and "Can't Buy Me Love" (#1 in 1964).
A Hard Day's Night


In America, Capitol Records released the album "Something New" on July 20, 1964. It features the songs "And I Love Her" (#12 in 1964), "I'll Cry Instead" (#25 in 1964), "Matchbox" (#17 in 1964), and "Slow Down" (#25 in 1964).
Something New (The U.S. Album)


The album "Beatles For Sale" was released in England on December 4, 1964. It features the songs "Eight Days A Week" (#1 in 1965), and "I'm A Loser."
Beatles For Sale (Remastered)


Capitol Records released the album "Beatles '65" in America on December 15, 1964. It was the #1 selling album for 9 weeks. It features the songs "I Feel Fine" (#1 in 1964), and "She's A Woman" (#4 in 1964).
Beatles '65 (The U.S. Album)


This 4-CD box set includes the first four Beatles' albums released by Capitol Records in America: "Meet The Beatles" (1964), "The Beatles' Second Album" (1964), "Something New" (1964), and "Beatles '65" (1964).
The Beatles The Capitol Albums Vol. 1


The 2-CD set "Live At The BBC" includes songs the Beatles performed on BBC Radio from March, 1962 to June, 1965. Songs performed include "Soldier Of Love (Lay Down Your Arms)," and "Sweet Little Sixteen."
Live at the BBC


This CD single includes live BBC radio versions of "Baby It's You," "I'll Follow The Sun," "Devil In Her Heart," and "Boys."
Baby It's You


Capitol Records released the album "The Early Beatles" in America on March 22, 1965. It features the songs "Love Me Do" (#1 in 1964), "Twist And Shout" (#2 in 1964), and "Do You Want To Know A Secret" (#2 in 1964).
The Early Beatles (The U.S. Album)


Capitol Records released the album "Beatles VI" in America on June 14, 1965. It was the #1 selling album for 6 weeks. It features the songs "Eight Days A Week" (#1 in 1965), and "I Don't Want To Spoil The Party" (#39 in 1965).
Beatles VI (The U.S. Album)


The soundtrack album for "Help!" was released in England on August 6, 1965. It was released in America on August 13, 1965, and was the #1 selling album for 9 weeks. It features the songs "Help!" (#1 in 1965), and "Ticket To Ride" (#1 in 1965).
Help!


The movie "Help!," filmed in living color, was released on August 25, 1965. It was directed by Richard Lester. An Indian cult is about to sacrifice a woman to a goddess. However, she's missing a sacrificial ring, which was sent to Ringo Starr. The Beatles are chased around London, the Austrian Alps, and the Bahamas, by members of the Indian cult. They want to sacrifice Ringo to their goddess, while he's still wearing the ring. John: "Oh, why don't you chop it off, Ringo?" Ringo: "Look John, I've had some great times with this finger. And how do you know I wouldn't miss it?" Paul: "You're a rat underneath, aren't you?" Once again, in this movie, Ringo outshone all of the other Beatles!
The Beatles: Help! [Blu-ray]


The album "Rubber Soul" was released in England on December 3, 1965. It was released in America on December 6, 1965, and was the #1 selling album for 6 weeks. It features the songs "Nowhere Man" (#3 in 1966), "In My Life," and "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)."
Rubber Soul


This 4-CD box set includes the following Beatles' albums, released by Capitol Records in America: "The Early Beatles" (1965), "Beatles VI" (1965), the soundtrack album "Help!" (1965), and "Rubber Soul" (1965).
The Capitol Albums Vol. 2 (Brick)


The album "The Beatles Yesterday And Today" was originally released in America on June 15, 1966. It was the #1 selling album for 5 weeks. It includes the songs "Drive My Car," "Yesterday" (#1 in 1965), "We Can Work It Out" (#1 in 1965), and "Day Tripper" (#5 in 1965).
Yesterday And Today (The U.S. Album)


The album "Revolver" was released in England on August 5, 1966. It was released in America on August 8, 1966, and was the #1 selling album for 6 weeks. It features the song "Eleanor Rigby" (#11 in 1966). The album track "Got To Get You Into My Life" was released as a single from the 1976 "Rock And Roll Music" compilation album. It peaked at #7 in 1976.
Revolver


The 2-CD, 26-song collection, "The Beatles: 1962-1966 (The Red Album)," peaked at #3 in Billboard's album chart. It includes "Please Please Me" (#3 in 1964), "Yesterday" (#1 in 1965), "We Can Work It Out" (#1 in 1965), "Day Tripper" (#5 in 1965), "Nowhere Man" (#3 in 1966), and "Paperback Writer" (#1 in 1966). HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
The Beatles: 1962-1966


The classic album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" was released on June 1, 1967. It was the #1 selling album for 15 weeks. It features the songs "With A Little Help From My Friends," and "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds."
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band


"Magical Mystery Tour" (1967) was a one hour film that originally appeared on BBC-TV over the 1967 Christmas holidays. Rather than have a narrative, it's a mystical travelogue, with a series of psychedelic clips of various songs, including "The Fool On The Hill," "Your Mother Should Know," "I Am the Walrus," and "Magical Mystery Tour.
Magical Mystery Tour [Blu-ray]


The "Magical Mystery Tour" album was released on November 27, 1967. It was the #1 selling album for 8 weeks. The album features the songs "Hello Goodbye" (#1 in 1967), "Baby You're A Rich Man" (#34 in 1967), and "Magical Mystery Tour."
Magical Mystery Tour


The Beatles' album, commonly known as "The White Album," was released on November 22, 1968. It was the #1 selling album for 9 weeks. The album includes the songs "Dear Prudence" (written by John Lennon), "Blackbird" (written by Paul McCartney), "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (written by George Harrison), and "Don't Pass Me By" (written by Ringo Starr).
The White Album


"Yellow Submarine" (1968) is an animated feature film based on the music of the Beatles. The cartoon Beatles are spirited away in a yellow submarine to save Pepperland from the Blue Meanies. The real Beatles appear in the closing scene of the movie.
Yellow Submarine


The original "Yellow Submarine" soundtrack album was released on January 13, 1969. It features the older songs "Yellow Submarine" (#2 in 1966), and "All You Need Is Love" (#1 in 1967). It also includes instrumentals written for the film by George Martin, including "Pepperland," and "Yellow Submarine In Pepperland."
Yellow Submarine


All four Beatles were together in Abbey Road studios for the very last time on August 20, 1969. The album "Abbey Road" was originally released on September 26, 1969. It was the #1 selling album for 11 weeks. The album features John's song "Come Together" (#1 in 1969), Paul's song "Oh! Darling," George's song "Something" (#3 in 1969), and Ringo's song "Octopus's Garden."
Abbey Road (Remastered)


The compilation album "Hey Jude" was released in America on February 26, 1970. The album peaked at #2 in Billboard's album chart. It includes ten songs, featuring "Hey Jude" (#1 in 1968), "Lady Madonna" (#4 in 1968), "The Ballad Of John And Yoko" (#8 in 1969), and "Old Brown Shoe." On April 9, 1970, in an official press statement announcing the release of Paul McCartney's first solo album, Paul admitted that the Beatles had broken up. On April 10, 1970, the London Daily Mirror ran a front-page story with the headline, "Paul Is Quitting The Beatles."
Hey Jude (The U.S. Album)


Songs recorded from late 1968 to May 1969 were finally released as the album "Let It Be" on May 8, 1970. It was the #1 selling album for four weeks. The album was produced by Phil Spector, and features the songs "Get Back" (#1 in 1969), "Let It Be" (#1 in 1970), "The Long And Winding Road" (#1 in 1970), and "For You Blue." John: "I'd like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves, and I hope we pass the audition."
Let It Be


Released in 1970, this documentary chronicled the recording sessions for the "Let It Be" album. In their attempt to recapture the old Bealtes spirit by making a back-to-basics album, it drove Paul, John, George and Ringo further apart. Paul, to George: "I'm not trying to get you. But I really am trying to just say, look, lads, the band, you know. Shall we try it like this, you know?" George (angrily): "Yeah, okay, well, I don't mind. I'll play, you know, whatever you want me to play. Or I won't play at all if you don't want me to play, you know. Whatever it is that'll please you, I'll do it."
Let It Be [VHS]


The "Let It Be... Naked" album removed all of Phil Spector's orchestra and choir overdubs, and took out all of the snippets of studio chatter. The bonus disc includes conversations and song snippets, taken from hundreds of hours of session recordings.
Let It Be... Naked


The 2-CD, 28-song collection, "The Beatles: 1967-1970 (The Blue Album)," peaked at #1 In Billboard's album chart. It includes the hits "Penny Lane" (#1 in 1967), "Strawberry Fields Forever" (#8 in 1967), "Lady Madonna" (#4 in 1968), "Revolution" (#12 in 1968), and "The Ballad Of John And Yoko" (#8 in 1969). HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
The Beatles: 1967-1970


The Beatles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988. The 2-CD, 60-track set, "The Beatles: Anthology 1," was released on November 21, 1995. It was the #1 selling album for 3 weeks. It includes "Free As A Bird," the instrumental "Cry For A Shadow," "That'll Be The Day," "Lend Me Your Comb," "Leave My Kitten Alone," and "Shout" (live version).
Anthology 1


"Free As A Bird" was recorded as a demo by John Lennon. The three surviving Beatles, under the production of Jeff Lynne, added their vocals to the demo. Credited to the Beatles, "Free As A Bird" was released as a CD single, and hit #6 on December 30, 1995.
Free As a Bird


The 2-CD, 45-track set, "The Beatles: Anthology 2," was released on March 19, 1996. It was the #1 selling album for 1 week. It includes "Real Love," "That Means A Lot," "Strawberry Fields Forever" (take 1), "Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!" (take 7), and "The Fool On The Hill" (demo).
Anthology 2


"Real Love" was recorded as a demo by John Lennon. The three surviving Beatles, under the production of Jeff Lynne, added their vocals to the demo. Credited to the Beatles, "Real Love" was released as a CD single, and hit #11 in 1996.
Real Love


The 2-CD, 50-track set, "The Beatles: Anthology 3," was released on October 29, 1996. It was the #1 selling album for 1 week. It includes "What's The New Mary Jane," "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (alternate take), "Teddy Boy," and "The End."
Anthology 3


The 27-song collection, entitled "The Beatles: 1," was released on November 13, 2000. It peaked at #1 in Billboard's album chart. It includes "Yesterday" (#1 in 1965), "Paperback Writer" (#1 in 1966), "Penny Lane" (#1 in 1967), and "Hey Jude" (#1 in 1968). VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
The Beatles 1


The 5-DVD box set, "The Beatles Anthology," chronicling the history of the Beatles, was originally released on April 1, 2003.
The Beatles Anthology


"The Beatles: Love" was released on November 20, 2006. It peaked at #4 in Billboard's album chart. The album is a continuous soundscape of segments of Beatles songs, augmented by additional instrumentation and vocals, taken from the original multi-track tapes.
Love (CD + Audio DVD)


The 2-CD, 33-song set, "Past Masters," was released on September 9, 2009. The first, 18-track CD duplicates the original "Past Masters, Volume 1." It includes "Love Me Do" (single version), "Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand" (I Want To Hold Your Hand), "Sie Liebt Dich" (She Loves You), and "I'm Down." The second, 15-track CD duplicates the original "Past Masters, Volume 2." It includes "The Inner Light," "Old Brown Shoe," and the classic "You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)." HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Past Masters


The 17-CD box set, "Beatles In Stereo," was released on September 9, 2009. It peaked at #15 in Billboard's album chart. It includes stereo versions of the Beatles' albums "Please Please Me" (1963), "With The Beatles" (1963), "A Hard Day's Night" (1964), "Beatles For Sale" (1964), "Help!" (1965), "Rubber Soul" (1965), "Revolver" (1966), "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967), "Magical Mystery Tour" (1967), "The Beatles White Album" (1968), "Yellow Submarine" (1969), "Abbey Road" (1969), "Let It Be" (1970), and "Past Masters" (originally released in 1988). I give this box set MY HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION!
The Beatles (The Original Studio Recordings)


The 13-CD box set, "The Beatles In Mono," was released on September 9, 2009. It peaked at #40 in Billboard's album chart. It includes mono versions of the Beatles' albums "Please Please Me" (1963), "With The Beatles" (1963), "A Hard Day's Night" (1964), "Beatles For Sale" (1964), "Help!" (1965), "Rubber Soul" (1965), "Revolver" (1966), "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967), "Magical Mystery Tour" (1967), "The Beatles White Album" (1968), and "Mono Masters" (all non-album mono tracks). VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
The Beatles in Mono (The Complete Mono Recordings)


The 2-CD, 63-track collection, "The Beatles: On Air - Live At The BBC, Volume 2," was released in 2013. It includes the Beatles' performances of "Lucille," "Lend Me Your Comb," "I Got A Woman," "Long Tall Sally," "If I Fell," and "I'll Follow The Sun."
On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2


"The Beatles: U.S. Albums" 13-CD box set was released on January 21, 2014. It includes the albums "Meet The Beatles" (1964), "The Beatles' Second Album" (1964), "A Hard Day's Night" (1964), "Something New" (1964), "The Beatles' Story" (1964), "Beatles '65" (1964), "The Early Beatles" (1965), "Beatles VI" (1965), "Help!" (1965), "Rubber Soul" (1965), "The Beatles Yesterday And Today" (1966), "Revolver" (1966), and "Hey Jude" (1970).
The U.S. Albums

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The Beatles, with Pete Best as their drummer, auditioned for Decca Records. They recorded fifteen songs on January 1, 1962, including "Like Dreamers Do," and "Love Of The Loved." Decca Records rejected The Beatles!
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Following an April 1962 audition, with Ringo Starr replacing Pete Best on drums, the Beatles were signed to EMI-Parlophone Records by producer George Martin. The Beatles' debut album "Please Please Me" was released in England on March 22, 1963. It features the songs "Please Please Me," "Twist And Shout," "Love Me Do," and "P.S. I Love You."
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The album "With The Beatles" was released in England on November 22, 1963. It features the songs "All My Loving," and "I Wanna Be Your Man."
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The album "Introducing The Beatles" was released by Vee-Jay Records in America on January 10, 1964. It features the songs "Love Me Do" (#1 in 1964), and "P.S. I Love You" (#10 in 1964).
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The album "Meet The Beatles" was released by Capitol Records in America on January 20, 1964. It was the #1 selling album for 11 weeks. It features the songs "I Want To Hold Your Hand" (#1 in 1964), and "I Saw Her Standing There" (#14 in 1964).
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This DVD chronicles the Beatles during their first trip to America in February, 1964. It includes segments of several concerts, as well as their first appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
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Capitol Records released "The Beatles' Second Album" in America on April 10, 1964. It was the #1 selling album for 5 weeks. It features the songs "She Loves You" (#1 in 1964), and "Thank You Girl" (#35 in 1964).
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The black-and-white movie, "A Hard Day's Night," was released during the height of Beatlemania, on July 6, 1964. It starred Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. It was written by Alun Owen, and directed by Richard Lester. The documentary-style film chronicles the Beatles arriving at a theater, rehearsing, and performing in a BBC television special. At one point, the Beatles hold a press conference. Reporter: "How did you find America?" John: "Turn left at Greenland." Reporter: "Are you a mod or a rocker?" Ringo: "I'm a mocker." Reporter: "What would you call that hairstyle you're wearing?" George: "Arthur." Reporter: "Do you often see your father?" Paul: "No, actually, we're just good friends." A very memorable character is Paul's grandfather, played by Wilfrid Brambell. Musically speaking, Ringo may have been overshadowed by John, Paul and George. In this movie, once Ringo steps out from behind his drum kit, he steals the show from the other Beatles!
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The soundtrack album for "A Hard Day's Night" was released in America on June 26, 1964, and was the #1 selling album for 14 weeks. The album was released in England on July 10, 1964. It features the songs "A Hard Day's Night" (#1 in 1964), and "Can't Buy Me Love" (#1 in 1964).
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In America, Capitol Records released the album "Something New" on July 20, 1964. It features the songs "And I Love Her" (#12 in 1964), "I'll Cry Instead" (#25 in 1964), "Matchbox" (#17 in 1964), and "Slow Down" (#25 in 1964).
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The album "Beatles For Sale" was released in England on December 4, 1964. It features the songs "Eight Days A Week" (#1 in 1965), and "I'm A Loser."
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Capitol Records released the album "Beatles '65" in America on December 15, 1964. It was the #1 selling album for 9 weeks. It features the songs "I Feel Fine" (#1 in 1964), and "She's A Woman" (#4 in 1964).
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This 4-CD box set includes the first four Beatles' albums released by Capitol Records in America: "Meet The Beatles" (1964), "The Beatles' Second Album" (1964), "Something New" (1964), and "Beatles '65" (1964).
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The 2-CD set "Live At The BBC" includes songs the Beatles performed on BBC Radio from March, 1962 to June, 1965. Songs performed include "Soldier Of Love (Lay Down Your Arms)," and "Sweet Little Sixteen."
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This CD single includes live BBC radio versions of "Baby It's You," "I'll Follow The Sun," "Devil In Her Heart," and "Boys."
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Capitol Records released the album "The Early Beatles" in America on March 22, 1965. It features the songs "Love Me Do" (#1 in 1964), "Twist And Shout" (#2 in 1964), and "Do You Want To Know A Secret" (#2 in 1964).
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Capitol Records released the album "Beatles VI" in America on June 14, 1965. It was the #1 selling album for 6 weeks. It features the songs "Eight Days A Week" (#1 in 1965), and "I Don't Want To Spoil The Party" (#39 in 1965).
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The soundtrack album for "Help!" was released in England on August 6, 1965. It was released in America on August 13, 1965, and was the #1 selling album for 9 weeks. It features the songs "Help!" (#1 in 1965), and "Ticket To Ride" (#1 in 1965).
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The movie "Help!," filmed in living color, was released on August 25, 1965. It was directed by Richard Lester. An Indian cult is about to sacrifice a woman to a goddess. However, she's missing a sacrificial ring, which was sent to Ringo Starr. The Beatles are chased around London, the Austrian Alps, and the Bahamas, by members of the Indian cult. They want to sacrifice Ringo to their goddess, while he's still wearing the ring. John: "Oh, why don't you chop it off, Ringo?" Ringo: "Look John, I've had some great times with this finger. And how do you know I wouldn't miss it?" Paul: "You're a rat underneath, aren't you?" Once again, in this movie, Ringo outshone all of the other Beatles!
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The album "Rubber Soul" was released in England on December 3, 1965. It was released in America on December 6, 1965, and was the #1 selling album for 6 weeks. It features the songs "Nowhere Man" (#3 in 1966), "In My Life," and "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)."
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This 4-CD box set includes the following Beatles' albums, released by Capitol Records in America: "The Early Beatles" (1965), "Beatles VI" (1965), the soundtrack album "Help!" (1965), and "Rubber Soul" (1965).
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The album "The Beatles Yesterday And Today" was originally released in America on June 15, 1966. It was the #1 selling album for 5 weeks. It includes the songs "Drive My Car," "Yesterday" (#1 in 1965), "We Can Work It Out" (#1 in 1965), and "Day Tripper" (#5 in 1965).
23.  Yesterday And Today (The U.S. Album)  by The Beatles
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The album "Revolver" was released in England on August 5, 1966. It was released in America on August 8, 1966, and was the #1 selling album for 6 weeks. It features the song "Eleanor Rigby" (#11 in 1966). The album track "Got To Get You Into My Life" was released as a single from the 1976 "Rock And Roll Music" compilation album. It peaked at #7 in 1976.
24.  Revolver [Enhanced] [Limited Edition] [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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The 2-CD, 26-song collection, "The Beatles: 1962-1966 (The Red Album)," peaked at #3 in Billboard's album chart. It includes "Please Please Me" (#3 in 1964), "Yesterday" (#1 in 1965), "We Can Work It Out" (#1 in 1965), "Day Tripper" (#5 in 1965), "Nowhere Man" (#3 in 1966), and "Paperback Writer" (#1 in 1966). HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
25.  The Beatles: 1962-1966 [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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The classic album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" was released on June 1, 1967. It was the #1 selling album for 15 weeks. It features the songs "With A Little Help From My Friends," and "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds."
26.  Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band [Enhanced] [Limited Edition] [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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"Magical Mystery Tour" (1967) was a one hour film that originally appeared on BBC-TV over the 1967 Christmas holidays. Rather than have a narrative, it's a mystical travelogue, with a series of psychedelic clips of various songs, including "The Fool On The Hill," "Your Mother Should Know," "I Am the Walrus," and "Magical Mystery Tour.
27.  Magical Mystery Tour [Blu-ray] [Multiple Formats] [Blu-ray] [NTSC]  DVD ~ The Beatles
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The "Magical Mystery Tour" album was released on November 27, 1967. It was the #1 selling album for 8 weeks. The album features the songs "Hello Goodbye" (#1 in 1967), "Baby You're A Rich Man" (#34 in 1967), and "Magical Mystery Tour."
28.  Magical Mystery Tour [Enhanced] [Limited Edition] [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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The Beatles' album, commonly known as "The White Album," was released on November 22, 1968. It was the #1 selling album for 9 weeks. The album includes the songs "Dear Prudence" (written by John Lennon), "Blackbird" (written by Paul McCartney), "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (written by George Harrison), and "Don't Pass Me By" (written by Ringo Starr).
29.  The White Album [Enhanced] [Limited Edition] [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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"Yellow Submarine" (1968) is an animated feature film based on the music of the Beatles. The cartoon Beatles are spirited away in a yellow submarine to save Pepperland from the Blue Meanies. The real Beatles appear in the closing scene of the movie.
30.  Yellow Submarine [Animated] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [Letterboxed] [Widescreen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ George Dunning (II)
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The original "Yellow Submarine" soundtrack album was released on January 13, 1969. It features the older songs "Yellow Submarine" (#2 in 1966), and "All You Need Is Love" (#1 in 1967). It also includes instrumentals written for the film by George Martin, including "Pepperland," and "Yellow Submarine In Pepperland."
31.  Yellow Submarine [Enhanced] [Limited Edition] [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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All four Beatles were together in Abbey Road studios for the very last time on August 20, 1969. The album "Abbey Road" was originally released on September 26, 1969. It was the #1 selling album for 11 weeks. The album features John's song "Come Together" (#1 in 1969), Paul's song "Oh! Darling," George's song "Something" (#3 in 1969), and Ringo's song "Octopus's Garden."
32.  Abbey Road (Remastered) [Enhanced] [Limited Edition] [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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The compilation album "Hey Jude" was released in America on February 26, 1970. The album peaked at #2 in Billboard's album chart. It includes ten songs, featuring "Hey Jude" (#1 in 1968), "Lady Madonna" (#4 in 1968), "The Ballad Of John And Yoko" (#8 in 1969), and "Old Brown Shoe." On April 9, 1970, in an official press statement announcing the release of Paul McCartney's first solo album, Paul admitted that the Beatles had broken up. On April 10, 1970, the London Daily Mirror ran a front-page story with the headline, "Paul Is Quitting The Beatles."
33.  Hey Jude (The U.S. Album)  by The Beatles
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Songs recorded from late 1968 to May 1969 were finally released as the album "Let It Be" on May 8, 1970. It was the #1 selling album for four weeks. The album was produced by Phil Spector, and features the songs "Get Back" (#1 in 1969), "Let It Be" (#1 in 1970), "The Long And Winding Road" (#1 in 1970), and "For You Blue." John: "I'd like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves, and I hope we pass the audition."
34.  Let It Be [Enhanced] [Limited Edition] [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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Released in 1970, this documentary chronicled the recording sessions for the "Let It Be" album. In their attempt to recapture the old Bealtes spirit by making a back-to-basics album, it drove Paul, John, George and Ringo further apart. Paul, to George: "I'm not trying to get you. But I really am trying to just say, look, lads, the band, you know. Shall we try it like this, you know?" George (angrily): "Yeah, okay, well, I don't mind. I'll play, you know, whatever you want me to play. Or I won't play at all if you don't want me to play, you know. Whatever it is that'll please you, I'll do it."
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The "Let It Be... Naked" album removed all of Phil Spector's orchestra and choir overdubs, and took out all of the snippets of studio chatter. The bonus disc includes conversations and song snippets, taken from hundreds of hours of session recordings.
36.  Let It Be... Naked  by The Beatles
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The 2-CD, 28-song collection, "The Beatles: 1967-1970 (The Blue Album)," peaked at #1 In Billboard's album chart. It includes the hits "Penny Lane" (#1 in 1967), "Strawberry Fields Forever" (#8 in 1967), "Lady Madonna" (#4 in 1968), "Revolution" (#12 in 1968), and "The Ballad Of John And Yoko" (#8 in 1969). HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
37.  The Beatles: 1967-1970 [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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The Beatles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988. The 2-CD, 60-track set, "The Beatles: Anthology 1," was released on November 21, 1995. It was the #1 selling album for 3 weeks. It includes "Free As A Bird," the instrumental "Cry For A Shadow," "That'll Be The Day," "Lend Me Your Comb," "Leave My Kitten Alone," and "Shout" (live version).
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"Free As A Bird" was recorded as a demo by John Lennon. The three surviving Beatles, under the production of Jeff Lynne, added their vocals to the demo. Credited to the Beatles, "Free As A Bird" was released as a CD single, and hit #6 on December 30, 1995.
39.  Free As a Bird [Single] [Import]  by The Beatles
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The 2-CD, 45-track set, "The Beatles: Anthology 2," was released on March 19, 1996. It was the #1 selling album for 1 week. It includes "Real Love," "That Means A Lot," "Strawberry Fields Forever" (take 1), "Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!" (take 7), and "The Fool On The Hill" (demo).
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"Real Love" was recorded as a demo by John Lennon. The three surviving Beatles, under the production of Jeff Lynne, added their vocals to the demo. Credited to the Beatles, "Real Love" was released as a CD single, and hit #11 in 1996.
41.  Real Love [Single] [Import]  by The Beatles
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The 2-CD, 50-track set, "The Beatles: Anthology 3," was released on October 29, 1996. It was the #1 selling album for 1 week. It includes "What's The New Mary Jane," "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (alternate take), "Teddy Boy," and "The End."
42.  Anthology 3  by The Beatles
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The 27-song collection, entitled "The Beatles: 1," was released on November 13, 2000. It peaked at #1 in Billboard's album chart. It includes "Yesterday" (#1 in 1965), "Paperback Writer" (#1 in 1966), "Penny Lane" (#1 in 1967), and "Hey Jude" (#1 in 1968). VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
43.  The Beatles 1 [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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The 5-DVD box set, "The Beatles Anthology," chronicling the history of the Beatles, was originally released on April 1, 2003.
44.  The Beatles Anthology [Multiple Formats] [Box set] [Black & White] [Color] [Dolby] [DTS Surround Sound] [NTSC]  DVD ~ John Lennon
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"The Beatles: Love" was released on November 20, 2006. It peaked at #4 in Billboard's album chart. The album is a continuous soundscape of segments of Beatles songs, augmented by additional instrumentation and vocals, taken from the original multi-track tapes.
45.  Love (CD + Audio DVD) [Special Edition]  by The Beatles
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The 2-CD, 33-song set, "Past Masters," was released on September 9, 2009. The first, 18-track CD duplicates the original "Past Masters, Volume 1." It includes "Love Me Do" (single version), "Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand" (I Want To Hold Your Hand), "Sie Liebt Dich" (She Loves You), and "I'm Down." The second, 15-track CD duplicates the original "Past Masters, Volume 2." It includes "The Inner Light," "Old Brown Shoe," and the classic "You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)." HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
46.  Past Masters [Original recording remastered] [Enhanced]  by The Beatles
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The 17-CD box set, "Beatles In Stereo," was released on September 9, 2009. It peaked at #15 in Billboard's album chart. It includes stereo versions of the Beatles' albums "Please Please Me" (1963), "With The Beatles" (1963), "A Hard Day's Night" (1964), "Beatles For Sale" (1964), "Help!" (1965), "Rubber Soul" (1965), "Revolver" (1966), "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967), "Magical Mystery Tour" (1967), "The Beatles White Album" (1968), "Yellow Submarine" (1969), "Abbey Road" (1969), "Let It Be" (1970), and "Past Masters" (originally released in 1988). I give this box set MY HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION!
47.  The Beatles (The Original Studio Recordings) [Box set] [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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The 13-CD box set, "The Beatles In Mono," was released on September 9, 2009. It peaked at #40 in Billboard's album chart. It includes mono versions of the Beatles' albums "Please Please Me" (1963), "With The Beatles" (1963), "A Hard Day's Night" (1964), "Beatles For Sale" (1964), "Help!" (1965), "Rubber Soul" (1965), "Revolver" (1966), "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967), "Magical Mystery Tour" (1967), "The Beatles White Album" (1968), and "Mono Masters" (all non-album mono tracks). VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
48.  The Beatles in Mono (The Complete Mono Recordings) [Box set] [Limited Edition] [Original recording remastered]  by The Beatles
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The 2-CD, 63-track collection, "The Beatles: On Air - Live At The BBC, Volume 2," was released in 2013. It includes the Beatles' performances of "Lucille," "Lend Me Your Comb," "I Got A Woman," "Long Tall Sally," "If I Fell," and "I'll Follow The Sun."
49.  On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2  by The Beatles
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"The Beatles: U.S. Albums" 13-CD box set was released on January 21, 2014. It includes the albums "Meet The Beatles" (1964), "The Beatles' Second Album" (1964), "A Hard Day's Night" (1964), "Something New" (1964), "The Beatles' Story" (1964), "Beatles '65" (1964), "The Early Beatles" (1965), "Beatles VI" (1965), "Help!" (1965), "Rubber Soul" (1965), "The Beatles Yesterday And Today" (1966), "Revolver" (1966), and "Hey Jude" (1970).
50.  The U.S. Albums [Box set]  by The Beatles
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