The Beatles’ diary -- 22nd June 1968

Saturday, 22nd June 1968

UK singles chart
  1. Jumpin’ Jack Flash – The Rolling Stones
  2. Young Girl – Union Gap
  3. Blue Eyes – Don Partridge
  4. Hurdy Gurdy Man – Donovan
  5. This Wheel’s On Fire – Julie Driscoll & The Brian Auger Trinity
UK albums chart
  1. Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
  2. Love Andy – Andy Williams
  3. Scott 2 – Scott Walker
  4. The Sound Of Music – Original Soundtrack
  5. John Wesley Harding – Bob Dylan

Apple bought some bigger offices at 3, Savile Row for half a million quid. It was a beautiful five-story Georgian townhouse, in the heart of London’s Mayfair. Alistair Taylor said: “The original idea was to buy a whole estate, so we could all go and live on it. There’d be a big dome in the middle, which would be Apple, and then there’d be four corridors leading to four large houses, one for John, one for Paul, one for George and one for Ringo. And around the estate, there would be some other houses, sort of gardener’s domes, and we’d live in there. One way or another a good time would be had by all. Well, the reality was that they did try and buy an estate, but, with land being what it is, the nearest place we could get was Norwich, and nobody could see us running a record company …

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