The Beatles’ diary -- 5th August 1967

Saturday, 5th August 1967

UK singles chart
  1. All You Need Is Love – The Beatles
  2. San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) – Scott McKenzie
  3. Death Of A Clown – Dave Davies
  4. It Must Be Him (Seul Sur Son Etoile) – Vikki Carr
  5. Alternate Title – The Monkees
UK albums chart
  1. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Beatles
  2. Headquarters – The Monkees
  3. The Sound Of Music – Original Soundtrack
  4. Fiddler On The Roof – Original London Cast
  5. Are You Experienced – Jimi Hendrix Experience

The ‘Melody Maker’ carried an interview with Brian Epstein, in which he admitted taking LSD five times in the last fourteen months. He also proclaimed that “pot, marijuana or hash, or whatever you like to call it, is less harmful than say, alcohol.” And he also admitted that the thing he feared the most in this world was “Loneliness. I hope I’ll never be lonely, although, actually, one inflicts loneliness on oneself to a certain extent.” (Prophetic words.) is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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