The Beatles’ diary -- 9th April 1970

Thursday, 9th April 1970

UK singles chart
  1. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
  2. Knock Knock Who’s There – Mary Hopkin
  3. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Andy Williams
  4. Wand’rin’ Star – Lee Marvin
  5. Young Gifted And Black – Bob & Marcia
UK albums chart
  1. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
  2. Easy Rider – Original Soundtrack
  3. Paint Your Wagon – Original Soundtrack
  4. Motown Chartbusters Vol. 3 – Various Artists
  5. Led Zeppelin II – Led Zeppelin

The Apple press office denied that the Beatles were splitting-up. They said: “It is just not true! Although it is true that there are no plans at the moment for more Beatles’ recordings, this is quite normal. Next month, their new LP will be issued. It has already been recorded so, consequently, as there is already material available, there are no plans for more recordings. I hope that they will get together for another recording session after the summer.” Mavis Smith added: “Paul has not been seen at Apple’s HQ since before Christmas. He communicates by telephone and, as he has got a recording studio at home, it is not necessary for him to come in. He will release a statement tomorrow with the release of his new album, but any critical statements do not mean a break-up of the …

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