The Beatles had 17 U.K. chart-topping singles reported by “Record Retailer.” Only 5 of the group’s 22 singles released in the U.K. during the sixties failing to hit number one. This series of questions will test your knowledge of what Beatles songs did not top the charts and what songs were number one in the U.K. at the time the Beatles failed to do so.
What was the Beatles last U.K. single issued while the group was still officially together and what song stopped it from topping the charts?
In the U.K., what Beatles single, pulled from “Abbey Road” five weeks after the album’s release, stalled at number four on the “Record Retailer” chart and what song topped the chart that week?
What Beatles single topped the “Melody Maker,” “Disc,” “New Musical Express” and BBC charts, but stalled at number two on the “Record Retailer” chart and what song blocked it from the number one position?
The Beatles first U.K. single peaked at number 17 on the “Record Retailer” singles chart. What was the Beatles debut single and what song was at number one when the group’s first disc first reached number 17?
After 11 straight number-one hit singles reported by “Record Retailer,” what Beatles single failed to top the U.K. charts and what song blocked it from the number one spot?
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