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Will Now and Then be this years Christmas No.1?

The  latest  Beatles single  'Now and Then' was released a mere 27 years after the band's last Top 10 hit Real Love. These lads are just not prolific anymore:-). Strangely, Now and Then was released on Thursday, 2nd November but  still managed to enter  the UK Singles at No.42, rising to No.1 the following week.   The Beatles have achieved the coveted Christmas No.1 record on four occasions although none of the songs carried a Christmas theme. 1963  I Want to Hold Your Hand 1964 I Feel Fine 1965 Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out 1967 Hello Goodbye A week after the release of  I Want to Hold Your Hand, the Fan Club released their first Beatles Fan Club record to their 30,000 members.  In total seven Christmas Records were sent to Bearles Fan Club members: 17th October 1963:  The Beatles Christmas Record 26th October 1964:  Another Beatles Christmas Record 8th November1965: The Beatles Third Christmas Record 25th November 1966: Pantomime: Everywhere It's Christmas 28th Novem

NOW AND THEN- What's the best version?

The Beatles - Now And Then (Official Music Video) I n the sixties, the Beatles releases whether it be singles or  album  tracks became popular with other current bands quick to obtain a chart hit out of the Beatles catalogue from Love Me Do to Let It Be. The Beatles earliest cover version was Misery by Kenny Lynch while the first stateside hit was a cover of From Me To You' from the late Del Shannon. See what ypu think of these cover versions of Now and Then The Beatles - Now And Then (1964 Version A1) The Beatles - Now And Then (1964 Ed Sullivan Show Version A1) Now And Then (The Beatles) Piano Cover by Sangah Noona with Sheet Music THE BEATLES " Now And Then " Piano cover by Logan Paul Murphy