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The Beatles LPs: US Albums

(LPs released during the years the Beatles were together: 1962-1970)

Note: Lists of Beatles songs, times, and LP & CD releases appears in the appendix of each volume of the Songs of the Beatles.
rev: 2011May31


Beatles LPs released in the US (by release date)
# Album Name Date    # Album Name Date
1 Introducing The Beatles (version 1) 64 Jan 10 10 Help! 65 Aug 13
2 Meet The Beatles! 64 Jan 20 11 Rubber Soul 65 Dec 06
1b Introducing The Beatles (version 2) 64 Jul 10 12 "Yesterday"... And Today 66 Jun 20
3 The Beatles' Second Album 64 Apr 10 13 Revolver 66 Aug 08
4 A Hard Day's Night 64 Jun 26 14 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 67 Jun 02
5 Something New 64 Jul 20 15 Magical Mystery Tour 67 Nov 27
1b Songs, Pictures and Stories of the Fabulous Beatles 64 Jul late 16 The Beatles 68 Nov 25
6 The Beatles' Story 64 Nov 23 17 Yellow Submarine 69 Jan 13
7 Beatles '65 64 Dec 15 18 Abbey Road 69 Oct 01
8 The Early Beatles 65 Mar 22 19 Hey Jude 70 Feb 26
9 Beatles VI 65 Jun 14 20 Let It Be 70 May 18
Albums listed in order released

The following compilation LPs were released after the Beatles broke up.
Their contents and other details are covered in The Beatles US LPs:

Post-Beatles Compilation LPs
The Beatles 1962-1966 ("red" album, also on CD)
The Beatles 1967-1970 ("blue" album, also on CD)
Rock 'n' Roll Music
The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl
Love Songs
The Beatles Ballads
Rarities (US & UK versions are different)
Reel Music
20 Greatest Hits (US & UK versions different)
Past Masters: Volume One (also on CD)
Past Masters: Volume Two (also on CD)

Vee-Jay LP Releases
Introducing The Beatles (version one)
1964 January 10
Side-Cut Introducing The Beatles (version two)
1964 February 10
Songs, Pictures And Stories Of The Fabulous Beatles
1964 July late
I Saw Her Standing There 1-1 I Saw Her Standing There
Misery 1-2 Misery
Anna (Go To Him) 1-3 Anna (Go To Him)
Chains 1-4 Chains
Boys 1-5 Boys
Love Me Do 1-6 Ask Me Why
P.S. I Love You 2-1 Please Please Me
Baby It's You 2-2 Baby It's You
Do You Want To Know A Secret 2-3 Do You Want To Know A Secret
A Taste Of Honey 2-4 A Taste Of Honey
There's A Place 2-5 There's A Place
Twist And Shout 2-6 Twist And Shout

1964 Releases
Meet The Beatles!
1964 January 20
Side-Cut The Beatles' Second Album
1964 April 10
I Want To Hold Your Hand 1-1 Roll Over Beethoven
I Saw Her Standing There 1-2 Thank You Girl
This Boy 1-3 You Really Got A Hold On Me
It Won't Be Long 1-4 Devil In Her Heart
All I've Got To Do 1-5 Money (That's What I Want)
All My Loving 1-6 You Can't Do That
Don't Bother Me 2-1 Long Tall Sally
Little Child 2-2 I Call Your Name
Till There Was You 2-3 Please Mr. Postman
Hold Me Tight 2-4 I'll Get You
I Wanna Be Your Man 2-5 She Loves You
Not A Second Time 2-6 -


1964 Releases
A Hard Day's Night
1964 June 26
Side-Cut Something New
1964 July 20
A Hard Day's Night 1-1 I'll Cry Instead
Tell Me Why 1-2 Things We Said Today
I'll Cry Instead 1-3 Any Time At All
I Should Have Known Better 1-4 When I Get Home
I'm Happy Just To Dance With You 1-5 Slow Down
And I Love Her 1-6 Matchbox
I Should Have Known Better 2-1 Tell Me Why
If I Fell 2-2 And I Love Her
And I Love Her 2-3 I'm Happy Just To Dance With You
Ringo's Theme (This Boy) 2-4 If I Fell
Can't Buy Me Love 2-5 Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand
A Hard Day's Night 2-6 -
Song names that are struck out were not performed by the Beatles. They are orchestral soundtrack instrumentals.

1964 Releases
The Beatles' Story
1964 November 23
Side-Cut Beatles '65
1964 December 15
On stage with the Beatles 1-1 No Reply
How Beatlemania began 1-2 I'm A Loser
Beatlemania in action 1-3 Baby's In Black
Man behind the Beatles - Brian Epstein 1-4 Rock And Roll Music
John Lennon 1-5 I'll Follow The Sun
Who's a millionaire? 1-6 Mr. Moonlight
Beatles will be Beatles 2-1 Honey Don't
Man behind the Beatles - George Martin 2-2 I'll Be Back
George Harrison 2-3 She's A Woman
- 2-4 I Feel Fine
- 2-5 Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby
A Hard Day's Night - their first movie 3-1 -
Paul McCartney 3-2 -
Sneaky haircuts and more about Paul 3-3 -
The Beatles look at life 4-1 -
"Victims" of Beatlemania 4-2 -
Ringo Starr 4-3 -
Liverpool and all the world! 4-4 -

1965 Releases
The Early Beatles
1965 March 22
Side-Cut Beatles VI
1965 June 14
Love Me Do 1-1 Kansas City/Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey
Twist And Shout 1-2 Eight Days A Week
Anna (Go To Him) 1-3 You Like Me Too Much
Chains 1-4 Bad Boy
Boys 1-5 I Don't Want To Spoil The Party
Ask Me Why 1-6 Words Of Love
Please Please Me 2-1 What You're Doing
P.S. I Love You 2-2 Yes It Is
Baby It's You 2-3 Dizzy Miss Lizzy
A Taste Of Honey 2-4 Tell Me What You See
Do You Want To Know A Secret 2-5 Every Little Thing


1965 Releases
Help!
1965 August 13
Side-Cut Rubber Soul
1965 December 06
James Bond Theme
Help!
1-1 I've Just Seen A Face
The Night Before 1-2 Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
From Me To You Fantasy 1-3 You Won't See Me
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away 1-4 Think For Yourself
I Need You 1-5 The Word
In The Tyrol 1-6 Michelle
Another Girl 2-1 It's Only Love
Another Hard Day's Night 2-2 Girl
Ticket To Ride 2-3 I'm Looking Through You
The Bitter End / You Can't Do That 2-4 In My Life
You're Gonna To Lose That Girl 2-5 Wait
- 2-6 Run For Your Life
Song names that are struck out were not performed by the Beatles. They are orchestral soundtrack instrumentals.


1966 Releases
"Yesterday" ... And Today
1966 June 15
Side-Cut Revolver
1966 August 08
Drive My Car 1-1 Taxman
I'm Only Sleeping 1-2 Eleanor Rigby
Nowhere Man 1-3 Love You Too
Dr. Robert 1-4 Here, There And Everywhere
Yesterday 1-5 Yellow Submarine
Act Naturally 1-6 She Said She Said
And Your Bird Can Sing 2-1 Good Day Sunshine
If I Needed Someone 2-2 For No One
We Can Work It Out 2-3 I Want To Tell You
What Goes On? 2-4 Got To Get You Into My Life
Day Tripper 2-5 Tomorrow Never Knows


1967 Releases
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
1967 June 02
Side-Cut Magical Mystery Tour
1967 November 27
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 1-1 Magical Mystery Tour
With A Little Help From My Friends 1-2 The Fool On The Hill
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds 1-3 Flying
Getting Better 1-4 Blue Jay Way
Fixing A Hole 1-5 Your Mother Should Know
She's Leaving Home 1-6 I Am The Walrus
Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! 1-7 -
Within You Without You 2-1 Hello Goodbye
When I'm Sixty-Four 2-2 Strawberry Fields Forever
Lovely Rita 2-3 Penny Lane
Good Morning Good Morning 2-4 Baby You're A Rich Man
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) 2-5 All You Need Is Love
A Day In The Life 2-6 -
Note: MMT was not a "real" Beatles LP. MMT was originally a 6-song UK EP. Capitol created the LP by filling side-2 with 1967 singles.


1968 Release
The Beatles (disk 1)
1968 November 25
Side-Cut The Beatles (disk 2)
1968 November 25
Back In The U.S.S.R. 1-1 Birthday
Dear Prudence 1-2 Yer Blues
Glass Onion 1-3 Mother Nature's Son
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da 1-4 Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey
Wild Honey Pie 1-5 Sexy Sadie
The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill 1-6 Helter Skelter
While My Guitar Gently Weeps 1-7 Long, Long, Long
Happiness Is A Warm Gun 1-8 -
Martha My Dear 2-1 Revolution 1
I'm So Tired 2-2 Honey Pie
Blackbird 2-3 Savoy Truffle
Piggies 2-4 Cry Baby Cry / Can You Take Me Back
Rocky Raccoon 2-5 Revolution 9
Don't Pass Me By 2-6 Good Night
Why Don't We Do It In The Road 2-7
I Will 2-8
Julia 2-9


1969 Releases
Yellow Submarine
1969 January 13
Side-Cut Abbey Road
1969 October 01
Yellow Submarine 1-1 Come Together
Only A Northern Song 1-2 Something
All Together Now 1-3 Maxwell's Silver Hammer
Hey Bulldog 1-4 Oh! Darling
It's All Too Much 1-5 Octopus's Garden
All You Need Is Love 1-6 I Want You (She's So Heavy)
Pepperland 2-1 Here Comes The Sun
Sea Of Time 2-2 Because
Sea Of Holes 2-3 You Never Give Me Your Money
Sea Of Monsters 2-4 Sun King
March Of The Meanies 2-5 Mean Mister Mustard
Pepperland Laid Waste 2-6 Polythene Pam
Yellow Submarine In Pepperland 2-7 She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
Song names that are struck out were
not performed by the Beatles.
They are orchestral soundtrack
instrumentals.
2-8 Golden Slumbers
2-9 The End
2-? Her Majesty


1970 Releases
Hey Jude
1970 February 26
Side-Cut Let It Be
1970 May 18
Can't Buy Me Love 1-1 Two Of Us
I Should Have Known Better 1-2 I Dig A Pony
Paperback Writer 1-3 Across The Universe
Rain 1-4 I Me Mine
Lady Madonna 1-5 Dig It
Revolution 1-6 Let It Be
- 1-7 Maggie Mae
Hey Jude 2-1 I've Got A Feeling
Old Brown Shoe 2-2 One After 909
Don't Let Me Down 2-3 The Long And Winding Road
Ballad Of John And Yoko 2-4 For You Blue
- 2-5 Get Back

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