The Beatles’ diary -- 24th April 1970

Friday, 24th April 1970

UK singles chart
  1. All Kinds Of Everything – Dana
  2. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
  3. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Andy Williams
  4. Knock Knock Who’s There – Mary Hopkin
  5. Spirit In The Sky – Norman Greenbaum
UK albums chart
  1. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
  2. Greatest Hits – Andy Williams
  3. Easy Rider – Original Soundtrack
  4. Led Zeppelin II – Led Zeppelin
  5. ukalbum-abbey-road-1 – The Beatles

Ringo’s first solo album ‘Sentimental Journey’ was released in the States, selling half a million copies in the first two weeks.

Selected questions from an interview on WPLJ Radio: 28th Apr 1970

Q: You’ve been in New York since, what… Tuesday?
George: Yeah, Tuesday afternoon.
Q: How much longer are you going to be here?
George: Just until next Monday.
Q: What have you been doing?
George: Well, a bit of business, really. I came to see our new Apple office – 1700 Broadway. And just a few little things to do with business. Also to see a few friends, and to pick up my visa. It’s the first time I’ve had a visa for 18 months, so I had to use it, you know.
Q: Are you going to be doing any recording while you’re in town?
George: No. I can’t work, you know – not that sort of …

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