Yesterday - The Beatles - American Chart No.1 Hits (Cassette)
The album was released in as Classics Volume 2 and remastered in bit sound with new notes by Paul Grein. It was a hit single for the Motown girl group The Marvelettes on Motown's Tamla subsidiary record label.
The song became a hit again when it was covered by the pop duo The Carpenters in The album spent five weeks at the top of the UK album charts in and two weeks at the top of the Australian album charts in The Ultimate Collection is a 3-CD set released in All of the songs are taken directly from the original album. The Carpenters were an American vocal and instrumental duo consisting of siblings Karen — and Richard Carpenter b.
They produced a distinct soft musical style, combining Karen's contralto vocals with Richard's harmonizing, arranging and composition skills.
During their year career, the Carpenters recorded ten albums, along with numerous singles and several television specials. The discography of the American pop group the Carpenters consists of 12 studio albums, two Christmas albums, two live albums, 46 singles, and numerous compilation albums. The duo was made up of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. His single, "Show No Mercy" was a top ten hit in both countries. He has undertaken extensive touring in support of numerous Australian bands and worked in television.
In he became the vocalist for the reformed New Zealand-Australian band, Dragon. Only Yesterday is a greatest hits compilation album by American group the Carpenters.
This variation of the Black Rainbow label was first issued in the early Yesterday - The Beatles - American Chart No.1 Hits (Cassette) T and has a glossy label. This label variation was kept until where Capitol Records of Canada was re-incorporated to Capitol Records Canada. Labels then had the CANADA in brackets, making it easier to differentiate early sixties pressings from late sixties repressings.
This label was used for Beatles records until where they switched to their own label called Apple Reords. Two plants pressed Beatles records, the indentation ring found on the labels allows us to easily identify which plant pressed a record. RCA had a deep circular groove etched in the label as Compo only had a small ring around the spindle hole.
Some occasional records have a ring resembling a Columbia pressing in some way. These marks are in fact "faulty" RCA pressing rings due to human factors in the pressing process, or to temporary pressing equipment used sporadically.
Canada had slightly different labels than its US counterpart. All mono albums were issued on the red and silver label as for stereo albums were pressed with black and silver labels. Although, the demand being so high, United Artsits most likely ran out of red labels and used other colored labels for their mono album; black same as stereo and blue.
They were all pressed at the COrnwall Compo Plant. Although the cover states it was made in Lachine, operations had already moved to Cornwall. Later reissues in Canada saw the Yesterday - The Beatles - American Chart No.1 Hits (Cassette) on the tan label and the sunrise label before being turned over to the Capitol purple label.
No "orange and pink" or "black and orange" UA labels were used in Canada. InThe Beatles started their own record label called Apple Records. While still distributed by Capitol, they created their own design which showed a green apple on one side, and a sliced apple on the other side.
Canadian labels are glossy with a dark green background and had "MFD Yesterday - The Beatles - American Chart No.1 Hits (Cassette) Apple Records inc" on the sliced side of the label. There are no variations with different permimeter prints on Canadian pressings, but labels between and had a flat finish and were pressed by Columbia.
Also, no pre-Apple albums were reisued on the Apple label, as it was the case in the USA; instead, Capitol of Canada reissued them on the red target label. The Apple label was used for Apple releases untilwhere the albums were transfered to the current Capitol label orange label. Apple Records was revived Yesterday - The Beatles - American Chart No.1 Hits (Cassette) the 90s to issue the new Beatles albums, but no vinyl was pressed on Apple in Canada; they only produced CDs and imported the vinyl from the UK.
InCapitol changed their logo to the round target logo; they also created a new target label design for the occasion. This label was lime green and was used until where it was then replaced by the similar red target label. All the Capitol Beatles albums were reissued on this label, except for The Beatles Story and the three series albums.
With music that signified the group's own development as well as the culture around them, this selection of material from albums such as Sgt. The Red and Blue albums had to tell The Beatles' story in limited time, necessarily leaving out many big songs while conveying a sense of the whole history of the group.
Album: The Beatles - Both releases Yesterday - The Beatles - American Chart No.1 Hits (Cassette) hugely successful and remain two of the best selling compilations of all time. The Beatles was released in the United States on 2 Aprilsimultaneously with the album. Album 28 Songs. Billboard chart and 2 on the U. It was released with The Red Album, in Its original retail price waswhich was considerably higher than the conventional price of for a single album.
Penny Lane. Strawberry Fields Forever. Given the time period listed had the Beatles mostly focusing on albums, few tracks were available only as singles at the periods. In the United Kingdom it was issued on 19 Apriland reached number two on the charts. 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!
It began a record-breaking run of 17 Top 40 singles including a three month stay at the top of the charts and was eventually knocked off by 'She Loves You' two months later the first time that someone had achieved two consecutive number ones since 'Love Me Tender' knocked 'Don't Be Cruel' off the top in ' It also had the effect of opening the floodgates for every other talented act, resulting in the fabled 'British Invasion'.
Because duringBritish acts managed to hold onto the number one position for an entire year! Highest chart position for the A-side: Billboard 1; Cashbox 1; Record World 1 It stayed top for 7 weeks from 1st February Weeks in chart: 15 from 18th January This time round they combined the A-sides of their first two singles, slapped on a black-and-white copy of the album sleeve, and watched it climb to number 3 - a bizarre decision, because if you look at the sales figures for the two separate singles, then you'll see that 'From Me To You' outsold 'Please Please Me' by 15, copies.
So why did they relegate it to the flip-side? 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. And whereas last September it sunk without trace, this time it exploded - occupying the top Yesterday - The Beatles - American Chart No.1 Hits (Cassette) for two straight weeks.
Because their deal with EMI was limited to these two songs in single format, Swan had nothing left to sell. They couldn't put them on an album because they were banned. 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. Highest chart position: Billboard 1; Cashbox 1; Record World 1 It stayed top for 2 weeks from 21st March Weeks in chart: 15 from 25th January This was a re-release from This meant that they could re-issue the Decca record from Unfortunately, they decided to cheat Tony out of his credit, because instead of using 'Tony Sheridan and the Beatles' like they should do like Decca did on the original release MGM used the more popular 'Beatles with Tony Sheridan'.
Most of the Beatles' Hamburg cuts suffered from over-dubbing in the States because the execs wanted to make them sound 'punchier' for the American market.
And this single was no exception. After the successful re-release of 'Please Please Me', Vee-Jay wasted no time in farming out as many album tracks as possible. This one went to Tollie - their brand-new subsidiary label, which got it off to a mighty fine start, selling well over a million copies. It rose all the way to number two before getting caught behind a log-jam of Beatles' releases.
Highest chart position for the B-side: Billboard 74 Weeks in chart: 1 from 11th April This had already sold a bucket-load in Canada, and imported copies were sitting pretty at 68 in the Billboard chart. But George Martin suggested that they wait a little while longer for the new material. His decision proved to be a wise one, because 'Can't Buy Me Love' went on to have advance orders of 1.
When it knocked 'She Loves You' off the top of the tree, the Beatles had twelve songs in the Hot The Beatles went on to enjoy thirteen straight weeks at the top of the tree stretching all the back to 1st February '64 seven for 'I Want To Hold Your Hand', two for 'She Loves You' and four for this one. It eventually came to end when Louis Armstrong knocked them off with Hello, Dolly! US sales figures: after 1 day - 1 million; after 3 days - over 2 million Certified Gold on the 31st March With no new product to sell, Vee-Jay continued to pull singles off their debut album.
Billy J. Kramer had recently taken this to number two in England so they thought they'd have a crack. It became George's first lead vocal on a Beatles' A-side pre-dating 'Something' by five years. Highest chart position: Billboard 88 Weeks in chart: 1 from 18th April This was a copy of their debut British single, and did a lot better in the States - climbing all the way to number one.
It was Tollie's second and last hit; the label folded soon after. The version with Ringo playing drums wasn't released in America until the Rarities album came out in You may recognise the cover painting. That's because they re-used it on the 'Jolly What! But the greedy Americans decided to release it in the States as well, and the kids still went out and bought it! And they can't all have been German!
Highest chart position: Billboard 97; Cashbox didn't enter; Record World didn't enter Weeks in chart: 1 from 27th June Oooh, some insurance on me. They also had a session drummer re-record the drum track on 'Sweet Georgia Brown', and merged it with a new guitar part. This was just a couple of cuts from the Tony Sheridan session inpassed off as current material.
ATCO also subjected 'Nobody's Child' to some vicious editing, cutting out the body of the second verse, and just leaving the first and last lines intact.
They also shortened the ending. The result was that it ran at instead of the usual You may be wondering why there are no faces on the cover.
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