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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 30, 1968

UK release of The Beatles’ single Hey Jude / Revolution (Apple). First single (and first record) to be released on the Apple label. 11 weeks on the charts; highest position #1.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 29, 1968

Dear Prudence!

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 28, 1968

The Beatles began work on the White Album song Dear Prudence.

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 27, 1968

The songs were Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da, Blackbird, Not Guilty and Revolution 9.

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 26, 1968

Hey Jude/Revolution was released in the US on this day.

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 25, 1968

Ringo comes back!

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 24, 1968

John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear live on David Frost’s television program.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 23, 1968

The Beatles worked on the White Album song Back In The USSR.

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 22, 1968

Ringo Starr quit "The Beatles" and flew to the Mediterranean where he spent two weeks on Peter Sellers' yacht. This is when he wrote Octopus's Garden.

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 21, 1968

The Beatles completed recording Sexy Sadie.