From the Land of Band Box Records

The British Invasion: October 2nd, 1965

June 7, 2012


Had more than 2,000 cover versions over the years by other artists.  Pictured below are a sampling of some international releases by the Beatles and of course, Cilla Black.

September 1965 Ad in Billboard

The Top of the Charts October 2nd, 1965

(from Billboard Magazine)

(Number 1 is Hang On Sloopy by the McCoys)

Number 3 – Yesterday – The Beatles (up from #45)

Number 4 – Catch Us If You Can – The Dave Clark 5 (down from # 3)

Number 8 – You’ve Got Your Troubles – The Fortunes (up from #11)

Number 11 – Help – The Beatles (down from #5)

Number 13 – We’ve Got to Get Out of This Place – The Animals (2nd week at # 13)

Number 14 – Heart Full of Soul – The Yardbirds (down from #9)

Number 25 – Just a Little Bit Better – Herman’s Hermits (up from #25)

October 2nd Invasion Debuts

Number 113 – Chapel in the Moonlight – The Bachelors (peaks at #32)

Number 123 – Send a Letter to Me – Freddie & the Dreamers (peaks at #123 – 1 week)

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