On This Day In Music: The Beatles Hit #1 With The Ballad Of John And Yoko

On June 11, 1969 the Beatles were at #1 on the UK singles chart with The Ballad Of John And Yoko.

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On This Day In Music: The Death Of John Lennon

On December 8, 1980, John Lennon was shot dead by Mark Chapman as he entered the Dakota, his New York apartment building. As a member of the Beatles, in tandem with his songwriting partner Paul McCartney, Lennon changed the face of popular music. He had released ‘Double Fantasy’ a matter of weeks before his death.

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On This Day In Music: George Harrison Dies Aged 58

On November 29, 2001 George Harrison, solo artist, lead guitarist for the Beatles and co-founder of the Traveling Wilburys, died aged 58.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Hit #1 With All You Need Is Love

On July 19, 1967 the Beatles scored a UK #1 single when All You Need Is Love reached the top of the chart, where it stayed for three weeks.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Hit #1 With The Ballad Of John And Yoko

On June 11, 1969 the Beatles were at #1 on the UK singles chart with The Ballad Of John And Yoko.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Release Final Album ‘Let It Be’

On May 8, 1970 the Beatles released their twelfth and final studio album, ‘Let It Be’.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Hit #1 With ‘Beatles For Sale’

On May 1, 1965 the Beatles hit #1 on the UK album chart with their fourth studio LP, ‘Beatles For Sale’, for the third time, having already reached the top spot with it on February 27, 1965 and December 19, 1964.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Hit #1 With Ticket To Ride

On April 22, 1965 the Beatles reached the top of the UK singles chart with Ticket To Ride, a track taken from their fifth album and soundtrack to their film Help!.

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On This Day In Music: A Beatle Is Born

On February 25, 1943 George Harrison, solo artist and guitarist for the Beatles, was born. Sadly he died on November 29, 2001 aged 58. Today would have been his 74th birthday.

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On This Day In Music: The Death Of John Lennon

On December 8, 1980, John Lennon was shot dead by Mark Chapman as he entered the Dakota, his New York apartment building. As a member of the Beatles, in tandem with his songwriting partner Paul McCartney, Lennon changed the face of popular music. He had released ‘Double Fantasy’ a matter of weeks before his death.

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