The Beatles’ diary -- 12th May 1969

Monday, 12th May 1969

UK singles chart
  1. Get Back – The Beatles
  2. Goodbye – Mary Hopkin
  3. Come Back And Shake Me – Clodagh Rodgers
  4. Pinball Wizard – The Who
  5. My Sentimental Friend – Herman’s Hermits
UK albums chart
  1. On The Threshold Of A Dream – The Moody Blues
  2. Songs From A Room – Leonard Cohen
  3. Best Of The Seekers – The Seekers
  4. Elvis NBC TV Special – Elvis Presley
  5. Goodbye – Cream

Paul finally signed the ABKCO deal for 20%, but not of the whole. “I said, ‘It can’t be on everything, we’ve already got the EMI contract – and he can’t just have 20 per cent of that.’ They said, ‘Okay, just on any increase that he gets.’ In other words, if he goes to Capitol and negotiates a new deal, then he can have 20 per cent on the difference between the old deal and the new deal. I wasn’t keen to have him, but I thought that was fair.” Paul eventually caught Klein out on this deal, when he ‘did’ bank 20 per cent of the whole. is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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