The Beatles’ diary -- 20th May 1970

Wednesday, 20th May 1970

UK singles chart
  1. Back Home – England World Cup Squad
  2. Spirit In The Sky – Norman Greenbaum
  3. Question – The Moody Blues
  4. House Of The Rising Sun – Frijid Pink
  5. All Kinds Of Everything – Dana
UK albums chart
  1. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
  2. McCartney – Paul McCartney
  3. Benefit – Jethro Tull
  4. Greatest Hits – Andy Williams
  5. Cricklewood Green – Ten Years After

UK premiere of the ‘Let It Be’ movie. Guests included Spike Milligan, Mary Hopkins, Dick Lester, Sir Joseph Lockwood and Lulu. Cynthia Lennon and Jane Asher also turned up, but none of The Beatles bothered going. George said: “There are scenes in it like the rooftop concert that are good, but most of it makes me so aggravated… I can’t watch it, because it was a particularly bad experience that we were having at the time, and it’s bad enough having it, let alone having it filmed and recorded so you’ve got to watch it for the rest of your life.” John said: “It was hell making it… When it came out people complained about Yoko looking miserable in it. But even the biggest Beatle fan in the world couldn’t have sat through those six weeks of …

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