The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 6, 1965 (Friday)

The Beatles' fifth UK album, Help! was released on this day as Parlophone PMC 1255 (mono) and PCS 3071 (stereo).

Following the structure of the previous year's A Hard Day's Night the previous year, the first side of Help! featured seven songs from The Beatles' second feature film. The flip side contained another seven songs - including Paul McCartney's instant classic Yesterday - recorded over the same period.


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