The Beatles’ diary -- 20th June 1968

Thursday, 20th June 1968

UK singles chart
  1. Young Girl – Union Gap
  2. Jumpin’ Jack Flash – The Rolling Stones
  3. Honey – Bobby Goldsboro
  4. A Man Without Love – Engelbert Humperdinck
  5. Rainbow Valley – Love Affair
UK albums chart
  1. Love Andy – Andy Williams
  2. Scott 2 – Scott Walker
  3. John Wesley Harding – Bob Dylan
  4. The Sound Of Music – Original Soundtrack
  5. Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 1, 2&3 (19:00–03:30) during which they recorded Revolution 9.

John dispatched Magic Alex to Italy to tell Cynthia to get out of Kenwood. “He was waiting for me one night when I got back to the hotel,” she said. “He told me John was going to take Julian off me and send me back to my mother in Hoylake.” Magic Alex also cruelly informed her that John would shortly be divorcing her for adultery – with himself.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the Atlantic, love was running much more smoothly. Paul had flown out to Los Angeles for a Capitol meeting and took the opportunity to give Linda a ring. “That was interesting,” she said. “He called and said that he would be staying at the Beverly Hills Hotel, and did I want to come out for two days? Now, I don’t like flying, but then it was like, ‘Sure, okay!’” Paul had bought his mate Ivan Vaughan and …

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