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. After Capitol declined, a five-year agreement was reached with Vee-Jay Recordsan independent mostly rhythm and blues label based in Chicago, as part of a deal for the rights to another EMI artist, Frank Ifield.
I mean, really no reaction. Capitol had finally cottoned onto the fact that the Beatles were going to be something special, but only after being bullied into it by Brian and EMI.
Immediately after debuting the record on 17 December, the station received overwhelming positive audience reaction, with the station escalating airplay of the record.
Bagging the top-spot in the UK was easy enough - but impressing their label in the States was something else entirely. The first four albums were released in mono only, while the remaining albums were issued in only stereo.
However, the sound of the digital transfers of the discs, produced by Martin using the best equipment available during the early days of the format, no longer meet the standards Beatles singles release dates with 21st-century techniques.
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 Made aware of the overwhelming listener response, Capitol Records president Alan W.
The Beatles had involved themselves in creating only the mono mixes for the first four albums; the stereo mixes were prepared without their supervision. He regaled the tales of Beatlemania in the UK and that was enough to convince them.
When Capitol re-released this inthey air-brushed out the cigarette. These Beatle record releases led to a new dimension of chart success for the Beatles. Capitol had been quick to take Vee-Jay to court a few weeks before, and a temporary injunction slowed the sales somewhat, but it still managed to sell a million.
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. And whereas last September it sunk without trace, this time it exploded - occupying the top spot for two straight weeks.
On 4 AprilThe Beatles held the top five positions on the Billboard magazine Hot chart  and the Cashbox magazine Top chart. All-in-all, not a very good start to their Stateside career. 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.
They originally tried to place it on the Atlantic label but Jerry Wexler turned it down.
Ironically, Atlantic would later buy up the Tony Sheridan session from Germany Polydor and release it on their subsidiary - Atco. Problems playing this file? List of North American album releases[ edit ] This is a list of albums released in North America whilst the band were still active.
The audience would then vote on which records they liked best, and the winners of each week would be played next Saturday.
The Beatles were famously turned down by Dick Rowe in Januaryand here they are releasing their record!
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. American Decca were probably unaware that the backing band was the same group that had been turned down in London three months before, because the label lists them as The Beat Brothers.
So why did they relegate it to the flip-side? The deal they signed this time around was a lot tighter than the Vee-Jay disaster, and was limited to just these two songs in single format. The songs were eventually sold to MGM and re-released see below. 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 Vee-Jay then started pushing the original with ads in the trade papers, but it was too little too late.
Because duringBritish acts managed to hold onto the number one position for an entire year! The Beatles had suffered another dud. The positive response to the record that had started in Washington was duplicated in New York and quickly spread to other markets.
Billboard 3; Cashbox 3; Record World 3 Weeks in chart: They originally planned on releasing it in mid-January just before their planned appearance on The Ed Sullivan Showbut radio stations up and down the country somehow got hold of an advance copy and the demand became insatiable.
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! Additionally, they released five tracks that are different versions of previously released songs: Because their deal with EMI was limited to these two songs in single format, Swan had nothing left to sell.
Please Please Me Side B: Box sets 15 In their native United Kingdom, between andthe Beatles released 12 studio albums13 extended plays EPs and 22 singles.
Albums starting with The Beatles were released worldwide on Apple Records.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 Discography UK Releases Singles titles and their release dates in the UK.
Since the UK is the center of the Beatle universe, I haven't listed release dates for other countries -- but let me know if you think I should.
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 (in Date Order) Standard re-issues NOT listed separately, they will be mentioned in the detail of the original release.
Click on the red link to see full detail, including scans, chart information and recording detail. Beatles discography: United States of America (USA) 1 2 Next Although their United Kingdom releases were The Beatles' core focus throughout their career, the albums, singles and EPs released in America were significant, even if the tracklisting was often quite different to how John, Paul.
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