Music History

The Beatles' Please Please Me turns fifty

Fifty years ago today, the Beatles' electrifying debut album, Please Please Me was issued in the U.K. Designed to reproduce the manic intensity of an early Beatles' live performance and hastily produced to meet demand after the group's song of the same name rocketed to number-one on the British singles charts in February of 1963, most of the record was recorded in a single ten-hour session at Abbey Road Studios.

See also: - The Beatles' Sgt Pepper turns 45 - The Rolling Stones' Exile on Main Street turns forty - The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Are You Experienced turns 45

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