The Beatles’ diary -- 13th November 1966

Sunday, 13th November 1966

UK singles chart
  1. Reach Out I’ll Be There – The Four Tops
  2. Stop Stop Stop – The Hollies
  3. Semi-Detached Suburban Mr James – Manfred Mann
  4. High Time – Paul Jones
  5. Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys
UK albums chart
  1. The Sound Of Music – Original Soundtrack
  2. Golden Hits – Dusty Springfield
  3. Revolver – The Beatles
  4. Pet Sounds – The Beach Boys
  5. Distant Drums – Jim Reeves

A little-known report in ‘The Sunday Telegraph’ read: “Mr Allen Klein, the American impresario, has been approached by two of The Beatles over their future management. This move follows wide speculation that The Beatles are on the verge of breaking up as a band. The identities of the two were not disclosed… but Mr Klein’s lawyer, Mr Martin Machat, said to me: ‘Mr Klein had the approach through a third-party who was talking to two of The Beatles. He is very interested in The Beatles and thinks that they could be even bigger in films. But he would do nothing to come between them and their management. The decision would have to lie with them.’” A spokesman for Brian said: “Neither Brian nor The Beatles will comment on this news story, because of its ridiculous content.” (John later …

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