Friday, 11 November 2016

Seven More Days That Rocked The World - The Beatles Split

BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 4th October 2016

To complement the BBC's My Generation 70s season, a chance to hear Stuart Maconie looking back at the day the the Beatles split up.

On 10 April 1970, Paul McCartney issued a press release stating that he intended to leave the Beatles, devastating fans worldwide.

It was an acrimonious parting for the foursome, yet within weeks of the split all the former Beatles had begun their respective solo careers.

The Beatles - Yesterday [Parlophone]
The Beatles - Getting Better [Apple]
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus [Parlophone]
The Beatles - Within You Without You [EMI]
The Beatles - Helter Skelter [Parlophone]
The Beatles - White Album Medley [Parlophone]
The Beatles - Octopus's Garden [EMI]
George Harrison - Wah Wah [Parlophone]
The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road [Parlophone]
The Beatles - I Me Mine [EMI]
The Beatles - The End [EMI]

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