The Beatles’ diary -- 15th June 1970

Monday, 15th June 1970

UK singles chart
  1. In The Summertime – Mungo Jerry
  2. Yellow River – Christie
  3. Back Home – England World Cup Squad
  4. Groovin’ With Mr Bloe – Mr Bloe
  5. Honey Come Back – Glen Campbell
UK albums chart
  1. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
  2. Let It Be – The Beatles
  3. Live At Leeds – The Who
  4. McCartney – Paul McCartney
  5. Deja Vu – Crosby Stills Nash & Young

Paul decided that he wanted out of the Beatles’ partnership for good and asked Lee Eastman to fire off a letter to Klein. He described this terrible time in ‘Many Years From Now: ’ “I was going through a bad time, what I suspect was almost a nervous breakdown. I remember lying awake at nights shaking, which has not happened to me since. I just couldn’t do anything. I had so much in me that I couldn’t express and it was just very nervy times, very very difficult. So I eventually went and said, ‘I want to leave. You can all get on with Klein and everything, but just let me out.’ And they said, ‘No we’re not going to let you.’”

When Paul failed to get a reply from Klein he sent a duplicate to John, only to be told he “will only consider it after George and Ringo have had their say.” …

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