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The Beatles' Second Album (1964)

Updated: Jan 4



The Beatles’ Second Album

(Capitol Records)

Released April 10, 1964

Recorded March 5, 1963 - March 1, 1964


The Beatles' Second Album is a compilation that swiftly followed the success of previous Beatles releases in the U.S. The album, is characterized by primarily unreleased works and hastily compiled covers, garnered swift success, reaching #1 on the charts within two weeks and eventually attaining 2x Platinum status with over two million units sold. Noteworthy tracks include their strong covers, such as "Roll Over Beethoven," "You Really Got A Hold On Me," and "Long Tall Sally," showcasing the band's versatility and vocal prowess. The inclusion of hits like "She Loves You" and "You Can't Do That" contributed to the album's overall solid reception and success, earning it a prominent place in the Beatles' early discography. Chart Positions and Awards  #1 U.S. Billboard Charts, 2X Platinum.

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