The Beatles’ diary -- 7th August 1968

Wednesday, 7th August 1968

UK singles chart
  1. Mony Mony – Tommy James & The Shondells
  2. I Pretend – Des O’Connor
  3. Fire – Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
  4. MacArthur Park – Richard Harris
  5. Mrs Robinson – Simon & Garfunkel
UK albums chart
  1. Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake – The Small Faces
  2. The Sound Of Music – Original Soundtrack
  3. Crazy World Of Arthur Brown – Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
  4. Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
  5. Bare Wires – John Mayall

Recording session at EMI Studios No. 2 (20:45–05:30) during which they recorded Not Guilty.

Paul and Francie Schwartz caused a rumpus by scrawling “Hey Jude” in the white-wash on the windows of the Apple Boutique. Some local Jews thought he was being offensive and complained to the police. is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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