The Beatles This Week: November 22 – November 28

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This Week In Beatles History

November 22 – November 28

Did you ever wonder about what The Beatles were up to on a week-to-week basis?  Are you a Beatles trivia buff?  Test your knowledge here as you look at what happened to The Beatles in a specific week in time.

November 26, 1962 – The Beatles recorded “Please Please Me” and “Ask Me Why” at Abbey Road.  The songs made up their second single.

November 23, 1964 – “I Feel Fine”/”She’s A Woman” was released in the US. Also released in the US was the LP “The Beatles’ Story.”  Also this day, the band taped a session for “Ready, Steady, Go!”

November 25, 1965 – The department store Harrods closed its door to the public for 3 hours so that the band could finish their Christmas shopping.

November 24, 1966 – The boys began work on their next album, starting with the song “Strawberry Fields Forever.”  Strawberry Field was an actual place, a Salvation Army home, near where John Lennon grew up.

November 22, 1968 – The double LP “The Beatles” (better known as the White Album) was released in the UK. Three days later, it was released in the US.

Last updated: Nov 22, 2009
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