The Beatles’ diary -- March 1968

March 1968

Friday, 1st March

Ringo and Maureen flew back to London because he couldn’t stomach the unfamiliar food. They were also missing their little kids, who they’d left with relatives. Denis O’Dell inherited their living quarters and said: “He left a present for me… behind the door was about 28,000 cans of baked beans!”

Saturday, 9th March

‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ won four Grammy awards: Best Album; Best Contemporary Album; Best Engineered Album, and Best Album Cover.

Friday, 15th March

‘Lady Madonna’ single – front cover ReleasedUK single. Lady Madonna Peak position: BBC – #1; Melody Maker – #2; NME – #1; Record Retailer – #1

Monday, 18th March

‘Lady Madonna’ single – front cover ReleasedUSA single. Lady Madonna Peak position: Billboard – #4; Cashbox – #2; Record World – #2

Tuesday, 26th March

Paul, Jane and Neil Aspinall returned to London, leaving John and George on their own. They were now getting a little bit lonely, so they asked Magic Alex to fly out and keep them company. is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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